Outcast Bucharest

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Bucharest , Bulevardul Nicolae Bălcescu,2, Romania

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At 10am in English, Duration: 1 days

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Outcast Bucharest details

Duration: 1 day
  • Coffee
Activity for:
  • Couples
  • Youth
  • Seniors
Supplier:
  • Urban Adventures
Activity type:
  • Sightseeing, tours and museums
  • Tours & Activities
Activity duration:
  • Half-day afternoon

Outcast Bucharest description

Discover Bucharest’s streets through the eyes of those that know them best: the people who live on them! Get to know the city in a whole different light whilst getting a raw yet real insight into the lives of others.


Highlights
- Take in the city’s history while supporting an employment program for homeless, ex-homeless and vulnerably housed locals
- Learn the secrets of how homeless locals have learned to cope on the streets and gain insight into their daily lives
- Support a local NGO that secures training and employment for Romanians living on the streets

Start off in front of the National Theatre, a well sought out spot which opened back in 1852 and has shown an array of famous plays such as Macbeth, The Dinner Game and All My Sons. This area has been home to homeless kids for the last 25 years, sleeping on park benches, in the sewers or in the underground stations. Your guide will be more than willing shed light on the locals as you roam around the neighbourhood.

This Bucharest tour is run in partnership with the Parada Foundation which is a Romanian NGO and member of the Federation of Child Protection NGOs. The foundation supports homeless children, young people and families through its social and educational services. All of the guides have found their position through this collaboration with the foundation as a means to secure a regular income. They will paint a true and accurate picture of homeless life and demonstrate the skills they’ve built up in the field of tourism, whilst taking you along to Bucharest’s best attractions in an unusual yet unique way.

We’ll stroll past the University Passage as we head on over to the Russian Church and the National Bank of Romania. We’ll get to set our eyes on University Square, which back in the 15th century marked the spot of the northern limit of the city. In 1990 a prolific protest led by students and targeted at the government took place there.

After all of this gallivanting you’ll probably need to take 5. After we’ve made our way across the Old Town we’ll grab a coffee. We will move on to Unirii Square, where you’ll hear more terrific tales, such as the one about the private underground line that Ceaușescu wanted to build in case he ever needed to escape the wrath of the people.

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Voucher type: Printed
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Location
Starting point:
National Theatre
On the stairs of the National Theatre in front of the main entrance.

End point: Unirii Square.

Schedule
Opening dates
10:00 - 12:30

Duration: 2,5 Hours

Guiding options
Guiding type: Guide

Requirements
Minimum Age: 12 years old.

Outcast Bucharest itinerary

Points of Interest: 1. National Theatre
Points of Interest: 2. Russian Church
Points of Interest: 3. National Bank
Points of Interest: 4. University Square
Points of Interest: 5. Old Town
Points of Interest: 6. Unirii Square

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