Must see shopping in Bucharest

  • Cărtureşti Carusel

    This impressive branch of the Cărtureşti chain of books and gifts is located in an opulent, restored early-20th-century shopping emporium in the Historic…

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    Cărturești & Friends

    This delightful cafe-cum-art-gallery hosts the microgallery of Studio Receptor, showcasing original Romanian illustrations, and the Cărturești bookstore…

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    Beautiful, well-stocked wine shop with a comprehensive selection of Romanian and foreign wines, plus knowledgable salespeople to help you sort it out. In…

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    Cărtureşti Verona

    This bookshop, music store, tearoom and funky backyard garden is a must-visit. Amazing collection of design, art and architecture books, as well as…

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    AFI Palace Cotroceni

    The city's biggest and nicest mall, with lots of top-end shops and brands, plus an indoor skating rink, children's playground and IMAX cinema.

  • Târgul Vitan-Bârzești

    A sprawling flea market operates here, southeast of the centre, on Sundays till 4pm. Come early to get the best deals on everything from antique jewellery…

  • Strada Hanul cu Tei

    The little courtyard Strada Hanul cu Tei is a hidden passageway in the Historic Centre with a few art galleries and art supply and antique shops. Enter…

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    Piața Obor

    For an authentic Romanian experience, head to Piața Obor, the biggest market in Bucharest. It’s the best place to shop for fruits and vegetables, as well…

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    Ethic Wine

    Impressive wine shop and tasting room, featuring some of the best Romanian wines as well as a carefully chosen list of international producers. Labels…

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    Madison is an upscale perfume shop selling high-end personal-care products and made-to-measure scents.

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    Unirea Shopping Centre

    This sprawling shopping centre has a handy location just as you exit the Piaţa Unirii metro station. There's a grocery store in the basement, and ground…