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City guide – Bucharest November

Bucharest is for sure one of the top candidates for a real urban experience.
Romania’s vibrant capital make the ideal place for the tourists that are looking for something different and authentic. As it is so dynamic and always on the move, before planning your November trip, it is important to know something about the city’s major attractions so you won’t get confused. We handpicked for you the top things to do when visiting Bucharest.

The average temperature in November:
Cold but feasible! The temp runs between 7 and 13° Celsius, with little rain from time to time.

What to wear in November:

Pack your bag with some thick clothes, sweaters, but also clothes you can layer as it may be sunny and warm sometimes.
Don’t forget a cozy jacket/coat for the late hours as it will get colder and colder…

Better take with you also a cozy hat and an umbrella!

Top Casinos in Bucharest:

Grand Casino Hilton

Feeling lucky tonight? Grand Casino Hilton offers a wide variety of slot machines and traditional casino games in an exclusive environment.

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Top attractions for kids & the family in Bucharest:

 Edenland Park

If you’re stuck and don’t have any idea on how you can spend your time, choose Endenland Park. It is the perfect combination of nature, relaxation, and adventure. Activities like wall climbing, mini golf, airsoft, archery, paintball, horse riding, and many others will keep you entertained and will put a big smile on your face. Find out more details here.

Top November events in Bucharest:

Opera -AIDA – 1 November

Watch one of Verdi’s most important operas in Bucharest at the most prestigious institute: The National Opera House. Book your tickets from here.

Traditional Food Festival – 2 November

Autumn is the season when Romanian housewives are preparing their pantries with special foods. At this festival, you can get a taste of a wide variety of traditional Romanian food, admire artisanal products, jewelry, decorations, and a food contest. Find out more details here.

Baneasa Forest Run – 4 November

If you’re in for a run this autumn, don’t miss the annual run from Baneasa Forest. The sport, fun, and good vibes come hand in hand very nicely at this marathon. Find out more details here.

Tribut Freddie Mercury – 9 November

The show must go on! If you loved Freddy Mercury in his days of glory, you will definitely love this tribute to him by Joseph Jackson. Book your ticket here.

Cacao Ceremony & Ecstatic Dance – 9 November

Cacao lovers will have a wonderful time at this festival: cacao ceremony, wonderful traveling stories, a unique DJ, and a lot of dancing. Find more details here.

Mewvember Swing Fever Party – 16 – 18 November

Music and dance lovers will have the time of their lives at a crazy party with live music and dance shows right in the heart of Bucharest. More details here.

Concert FUEGO – “Ce seară minunată” – Berăria H  – 16 November

Enjoy a great combination of a Romanian traditional meal (mainly based on meat!) with a mega star Romanian concert by Fuego.

Book your ticket here

Start2Play Fair – 17 – 18 November

From revolutionary toys, edutainment, and gadgets to VR and the newest video games, this fair is the perfect playground for any age. Find more details here.

Havasi Symphonic Concert – 23-23 November

Another kind of symphonic concert that combines the discipline of classical music with the dynamic of rock music and impressive special effects. Book your ticket here.

Made in RO – Design Fair – 24 November

Experience the Romanian culture at the maximum at this impressive fair which reunites things from across all domains: food, architecture, home décor, toys, jewelry, clothes, and many more. For more details, enter here.

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Must visit in Bucharest:


This is the perfect place to entertain both the adults and the kids.
At Therme, you can find the greatest botanical garden, relaxing activities, and a great massage (booked on spot only).
Find more details here.

The Village Museum

An open museum Placed on the Herastrau Lakeshore, right in the heart of the capital, the Village Museum offers a real experience of how the village life was like back in the 17th century. There you can see the vernacular architecture, museum collections, traditional art galleries, technical instruments, and many more things that offer you an authentic and historical Romanian experience. Usually, the program is between 09:00 and 19:00 and the visiting price is only 15 RON. For planning your visit and finding out more details, we recommend checking out their site.
After you finish your visit you can hop on a boat on Herastrau Lake for a boat trip and finish with a great meal at Beraria H or Hard Rock Café

If you’ve never visited the second largest building in the world, wait no more! The Palace of the Parliament of Bucharest impresses anybody through its grand architecture and aristocratic interiors. You can visit it every day from 10:00 to 16:00.

Pay attention – the visit must be coordinated in advance within the location, as well you must bring your passport with you.

Art Museum

After hosting many kings and famous figures along the years, this incredible building eventually became the glorious Art Museum that it is today. This impressive architecture hosts Romanian, European, and Oriental art which reminds of the aristocratic times. Put it on the top of your visiting list and visit it from Wednesday to Sunday between 10:00 to 18:00. Check out more details on their website.

Kitsch Museum

A different way to understand a part of the Romanian culture is through creative and ridiculous art. You know what they say, the beauty is in the eye of the beholder and you’ll have a lot of fun. The Kitsch Museum is open daily from 12:00 to 22:00 and the entrance fee is 30 RON.

Senses Museum

Are you in full control of your senses? Enroll yourself into this great journey of stimulating your senses and discovering new sensations at Afi Palace Cotroceni’s Senses Museum. You can take great pictures in there and your kids will also have a lot of fun. For booking your visit and price details enter here.

Cotroceni Museum

A historical center imposing itself through its cultural background, the Cotroceni Museum is an elite touristic objective that cannot be missed. The golden interiors, the chandeliers, and the wonderful designs attract millions of visitors every year. For programs and prices, enter here.

Ceausescu’s House from Primaverii

Get a sneak peek of how the great Romanian communist leader, Nicolae Ceausescu spent his daily life and enjoy the grandeur of the architecture, decors, and designs. For visiting program and prices, enter here.

Old Centre (Lipscani)

If you want to discover by yourself Bucharest’s hidden treasures, you can wander through the Old Centre. Besides the impressive architecture, you can see the hidden tunnels of Ceausescu, the Macca-Villacrosse Passage and enjoy a traditional meal at one of the place’s many restaurants.

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Shopping in Bucharest- the best places TOP 7 shopping spots

#1 – Afi Palace Cotroceni

The largest mall in Romania combines shopping with entertainment at every level. You can find in here the top famous brands, the CinemaCity complex, fast food restaurants, and many more activities for kids.
This is a great place for all the family.

#2 –Baneasa Mall

Another big mall that can keep you entertained if you have some hours to spend before your flight or if you want to do some quality shopping. You kids will also not get bored due to its variety of activities.

Fun, shopping, events, cinema, restaurants, discounts – all of these you can find at Mega Mall – one of the main shopping centers loved by the local celebrities.

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This shopping center stands out by its unicity: combining the urbanism and architecture with the beauty of nature as it is situated in the Titan Park. A great place for shopping and relaxing.

This mall is reinventing the shopping experience and addresses to the people with a contemporary lifestyle. It is perfect for a modern shopping session, also offering some great kids attractions.

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A heaven for kids and not only! If you’re searching for a certain thing – anything, and don’t know where to look, just go to Jumbo. You can find literally everything in there: from car accessories, home décor and all kind of tools to toys, mattresses, and clothes. You can find their showrooms on Theodor Pallady 51, Dealul Bisericii 67-109 and Comertului 7-13.


Dechatlon offers all kind of sports articles and accessories and it will be a fun trip for the kids because they can play with whatever they want from the showrooms (Jumping, bikes, skate etc). Find their stores at – Grand Arena Mall, in Baneasa, Militari Shopping Center, and Theodor Pallady 51.

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Best Parks in Bucharest:

Herastrau Park

Whether it’s sunny or rainy, you can always find something to do here. Be it walking around the lake, running, biking, having a great coffee, or a quality meal. As well, we can list Roses’ Island, the Japanese Garden, Caryatid Alley, and the statue of General de Gaulle.

Cismigiu Park

If you need to breathe some fresh air in the middle of the urban jungle, you can try taking a walk in Cismigiu Park. Surrounded by vegetation, you can have a peaceful walk and admire the swans, the peacocks, and turtles, and let your kids play in the many playgrounds.

Tineretului Park

If you want to entertain your children, this is the place to be. It combines nature with a very cool Kids Town in which you can find a lot of activities and carousels.

If you want an authentic Las Vegas casino experience, Fortuna Palace is the place for you. This casino can offer you the perfect casino vibe: weekly raffles, free snacks, and many different machines.

Palace Casino

The only luxury café casino from Bucharest that offers the best services and a wide variety of games: American roulette, Blackjack, Texas Hold’em and many more. More info here.

Platinum Casino – Radisson Blu Hotel

No matter if you prefer slots, cash games, or Poker, the Platinum casino has it all. They promise to offer the best services and also a VIP Room if you want some privacy playing your favorite games.

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Mystery Rooms Escape

For some adrenaline, teamwork, and adventure, we recommend the biggest escape room form Bucharest. Find every clue or object that can bring you to success and escape in a record time. Find more details about the program and prices here.

Metropolitan Circus

There is probably no need for further explanations. Jugglers, dancers, acrobats, colors, costumes, and many laughs are what will entertain your little ones. Find more about their shows in November and other details here.

Animal’s farm

This is a special place for kids where they can interact with animals in different activities, draw, jump on the trampoline, party, and enjoy the delicious meals from their restaurant. Bring some carrots with you!
Find more activities, prices, and program here.

Antipa Museum

A great experience for the entire family! It hosts over 2 million pieces from different zoological collections. It is also a cool attraction for the dinosaur passionate kids. Find out more details on their website.

Top Bucharest Clubs

Bamboo Club

This is the most famous club from Bucharest. This stylish place hosts the most famous international DJs, animators, dance shows, a large disk area, a swimming pool, and lots of fun.
For a reservation, enter here.

Fratelli Social Club

If you want to experience the nightlife of Bucharest and not spend too much, this is the place for you. Featuring famous DJs, dancing performances, and great music, Fratelli will surely give you a night to remember. For reservations, enter here.

BOA Beat of Angels

A total paradox: a hall from outside that offers a luxurious interior. The dance floors are always full followed by the numerous shows and exhibitions of beautiful local dancers. Book your table here.