Visit Romania’s biggest and oldest traditional market as you discover the local architecture and learn about Bucharest’s history and culture. The Unhealthy Food Tour of Bucharest is a harmonious blend of old and new, food and beverages, history and architecture.
First, start with a snack: 'The taste of communism' – Romanian Pretzel and Sana Yoghurt – because under communism, this is how you could get over a healthy breakfast on your way to work.
Then, make your way to the Tram Station, right in front of New St. George’s Church, consecrated in 1707 and considered a wonder of the age. A 15 minutes ride on a tram will take you winding along Mosilor Avenue, which separates the Jewish quarter from the Armenian quarter.
Reaching Obor Market – one of Romania’s biggest and oldest traditional market, which has been around in one form or another for over 300 years. Here you can find anything from cheese and meat products, countless types of honey, fresh fruits and vegetables to sauerkraut, spices and handcrafted wooden bowls sold at market stalls and small shops spread over some 26,000 square meters.
At a well-known terrace you'll sample 'mititei' (traditional Romanian grilled ground Meat Rolls) and a cold beer. Hop in a trolleybus and head to University Square where you'll see and learn about the most important historical landmarks between University Square and Cismigiu Park.