To many, George Enescu (1881-1955) is just a figure on a common banknote. To others, he was the teacher of Sir Yehudi Menuhin. For the music connoisseurs, Enescu is the author of Othello and the Romanian Rhapsody and definitely deserves to be praised by every major orchestra of the world in a special gathering held every two years in Bucharest. After all, as George Enescu himself said, he never left his country: he took it with him.

You will meet our historian expert for an unforgettable trek that will change the way you see the city and not only.

george enescuLet us take you to a special tour of the City of Joy. Music is part of our life and this should be a discovery journey. As we walk, the troubled life of George Enescu will unfold for you a setting once familiar to him.

Sights on the tour:

  • George Enescu Museum/Cantacuzino Palace
  • Calea Victoriei
  • Romana Square
  • Magheru Boulevard
  • Romanian Athenaeum
  • National Military Circle
  • Casa Capsa
  • National University of Music

TOUR INFORMATION: City of Joy: In the Footsteps of George Enescu

Tour type: Walking tour
Date: all year round, upon individual request
Duration: 2-3 hours
Starting point: any hotel in the city center
Available languages: English
Group size: minimum 6 persons
Price: Upon request (depending on the group size)

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