Guide To Bucharest

Discover The Top 5 Instagrammable Spots In Bucharest

Panoramic view of rooftops in Bucharest, the capital of Romania. Picture taken with Samsung Galaxy S10 shows arresting architecture and colorful houses.

Bucharest, the capital city of Romania, is fast becoming one of Europe’s trendiest cities. With its arresting architecture, cool cafes, quaint alley-ways and picturesque panoramas, it’s easy to see why. Some of Bucharest’s treasures may be tucked away, but once you know where to look, you’ll discover a city brimming with beauty. What better place to snap some stand-out shots that will impress your Instagram followers?

Here are our top-five photogenic spots to save you trawling through travel guides. Planning a Bucharest holiday? We’d love to see what you come up with. Just tag your photos #withGalaxy for the chance to be featured on this page.

Picture taken with Samsung Galaxy S10 shows white bicycle leaning against a wall with a small window in Arthur Verona Street, Bucharest.
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Arthur Verona Street

Colourful and bright, Arthur Verona is a tourism hot spot and a must-see location on any walking tour. Lively walls are filled with vibrant graffiti, flower designs and murals. A true pulse of the city, Arthur Verona is a symbol of artistic creativity and the perfect photo opportunity.

Where: Two-minute walk from Romana Square.

Your Galaxy S10+ moment: A variety of colours, images and designs are perfect for a Live Focus selfie, which will blur your background for a professional result.

Picture captured with Samsung Galaxy S10 shows loads of rainbow-coloured umbrellas hanging from the ceiling in Pasajun Victoria (Umbrella Alley), Bucharest.
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Pasajul Victoria (Umbrella Alley)

Rows of rainbow-coloured umbrellas hang from the ceiling of this small alleyway. A striking feature used to draw visitors to the passage, the bright installation offers a vivid backdrop for an Insta-worthy shot.

Where: Pasajul Victoria, just around the corner from Calea Victoriei (Victory Alley), a major avenue in central Bucharest.

Your Galaxy S10+ moment: Capturing the frame you want beneath a row of umbrellas can be tricky. Test out the Galaxy S10+’s Shot Suggestion composition guide.

Picture captured with Samsung Galaxy S10 shows the view of the Stavropoleos Monastery courtyard designed in Eastern Orthodox and Romanian architectural style.
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Stavropoleos Monastery

Dating back to 1724, this former monastery has stood the test of time. In the heart of Old Town, the 18th century masterpiece is now a church, designed in Eastern Orthodox with a touch of Romanian architectural style. Pause in the blissful courtyard to snap a shot under the linden tree.

Where: In the heart of Old Town, Strada Stavropoleos 4.

Your Galaxy S10+ moment: Use the Ultra-Wide lens to capture every inch of the serenity of this space.

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Picture taken with Samsung Galaxy S10 from a side street shows a view of Patalut CEC building - a beautiful bank with metal and glass dome in Bucharest.
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Palatul CEC

Palatul CEC boasts an eclectic style. Characterised by a glass and metal dome with a bold entrance, the Palatul features a stunning arch for any detailed shots. Formally a beautiful bank, the building was designed by a French architect and looks Parisian in style.

Where: Downtown Bucharest, Calea Victoriei 13.

Your Galaxy S10+ moment: Try the Galaxy S10’s Instagram Mode to share your experience as you wander the building. You can record and upload full-screen videos directly to Instagram stories – all without opening up the app.

Picture captured with Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone shows double- spiral staircase, huge mirror and some sculptures inside Palatul Sutu in Bucharest.
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Palatul Şuţu

Palatul Şuţu features a huge mirror reflecting a double spiral staircase inside – the perfect setting for an unusual mirror selfie. Also featured on the staircase is the backwards running clock which needs to be read with its reflection.

Where: Bulevardul Ion C. Brătianu 2

Your Galaxy S10+ moment: Test out the Super Steady stabilisation as you walk down the spiralled stairs. You can take a fluid video and record every detail in 4K UHD.

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All you need for stunning shots of the city

S10+

Galaxy S10+

512GB EVO Memory Card

512GB EVO Memory Card

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