Your trip to Bucharest will give you plenty of opportunities to fill your Instagram feed with pictures that will make everybody hit the like button. With hidden passageways, great architecture and amazing street art, the possibilities for a good picture are endless in this city.
We’ve put together a list of the most Instagram-worthy spots in Bucharest to help you frame the perfect shot.
If you search for #Bucharest on Instagram, a shot with the colourful umbrellas from the Victoria Passage will most definitely pop up. This tiny popular passageway hidden right in the middle of the city centre has rainbow umbrellas so photogenic that it’s definitely worth checking it out.
This Monastery has one of the most charming courtyards you will ever find in the city, so it’s sure to say capturing a picture here will bring you a big number of likes. The church was built in 1724 and has an interesting collection of tombstones dating from the 18th century in the courtyard, and also some impressive murals inside. This small oasis is located in the Old Town, so it’s really easy to find.
When exploring the Old Town, make sure not to miss Carturesti Carusel, a whimsical bookshop located inside a beautifully restored 19th century building. If you love natural light, winding staircases or you’re simply looking for something to match your white aesthetic theme, the interior of this bookstore will give you plenty of inspiration for your feed. There’s also a big chance you’ll find some items here that make great props for your future pictures.
Located opposite the National Museum of Romanian History, this building will catch your eye the moment you pass by it. Its glass-metal dome along with the entrance that features an arch supported by two pairs of columns make the headquarters of CEC Bank one of the top attractions for architecture lovers.
This Romanian landmark will quickly become one of your favourite places in Bucharest. This building is so stunningly beautiful inside and out that it became one of the most photographed places in the city. If you decide to step inside for some pictures, use a wide angle lense to get the perfect shot.
The Botanical Garden’s Greenhouses
The Greenhouses inside The Botanical Garden of Bucharest are open only on some days of the week for a few hours, but that’s part of what makes them such a great Bucharest Instagram spot. If you’re a plant lover and you’re looking for the perfect people-free shots, this place will absolutely make you happy.
Arthur Verona Street
When it comes to vibrant murals, this street is definitely the most colourful place in Bucharest. Located just a few steps away from Romana Square, the Arthur Verona Street is full of amazing street art that will give your Instagram feed the pop of colour it needs for a playful vibe. The walls here are painted every year during Street Delivery, an event dedicated to the arts, urbanism and architecture.