10 AM - 1 PM
* starting price
~ 4,5 km
more than 5 if private
other languages upon request
The story of Ploiesti is intertwined with crude oil, which raised the city just to put it to the ground, literary, during the second world war.
In this tour, you will discover Romania through a very authentic industrial city, that comes with a forgotten romantic shade, build up in the XIX and XX, and a rough, gray appearance, made during the Communism regime.
You will find out a brief history of Romania, so you can make a general idea, and all the interesting stories that lays behind the walls of the buildings of Ploiesti. Information about aspects of the current state and lifestyle will be provided to you, as well as recommendations for further exploring the surroundings.
- Palace of Culture
- Central Market Halls
- Administrative Palace
- Clock Museum
- Saint John Cathedral
- The Cultural House of Labor Unions
- Prahova´s Courthouse
- House of an townsman – oldest house in the city
- The Art Museum
- National Bank and Central Post Office
- The great synagogue
- Toma Caragiu Theatre (former Odeon)
- the most important architectural of XIX and XX century
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