Garden of Lights: a magical show in the heart of Bucharest

A feast of light and colour: The Garden of Lights is a unique event organised annually in Bucharest, which transforms the "Dimitrie Brândză" Botanical Garden into a magical land of light and colour. The fascinating show takes you on a magical journey through various themed worlds, where you discover stunning light installations, interactive sculptures and spectacular video projections.

An experience for all ages: the Garden of Lights is an ideal destination for families with children, couples and anyone who wants to enjoy a magical and unforgettable experience. In addition to the light show, you can enjoy live music, various interactive activities and a wide range of delicious food at the food court.

Useful information for tourists

  • Access

    • The Botanical Garden is located in the centre of Bucharest, on 45-47 Mărășești Boulevard.
    • You can easily reach it by metro (Universitate station), bus, tram or taxi.
  • Programme

    • Daily, 18:00-22:00 (October-January)
  • Rates

    • Adults: 40 lei
    • Children (3-12 years): 20 lei
    • Students, pensioners: 30 lei
  • Recommendations

    • Clothing suitable for cold weather
    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Compliance with visiting rules
    • Photography and filming are allowed
  • Accommodation

    • In Bucharest there are many hotels, hostels and apartments offering affordable accommodation.
    • It is advisable to book your accommodation in advance, especially at weekends and during holidays.
  • Table

    • In the Botanical Garden there is a food court where various culinary delights can be served.
    • There are also many restaurants and cafés in the area.

Discover more

  • The Garden of Lights is organized by the Bucharest City Hall.
  • The show is performed by a team of Romanian and international artists.
  • The Garden of Lights has become an emblematic event in Bucharest, attracting tens of thousands of visitors every year.

Plan your visit to the Garden of Lights and enjoy an unforgettable magical experience!

Further information

  • Special events:
    • Special events such as concerts, theatre performances and children's workshops are organised in the Garden of Lights.
    • The programme of special events can be consulted on the official website of the Garden of Lights.
  • Tips for tourists:
    • It is recommended to buy tickets online to avoid queues at the entrance.
    • A visit to the Garden of Lights can be combined with a visit to the National Art Museum of Romania, located in the immediate vicinity.