Five Things to Experience in Bucharest
Bucharest, a bustling metropolis, is the capital and the liveliest city of Romania. If you read about the history of Bucharest, Romania you will find that it was founded by a shepherd named Bucur, whose name means ‘joy’. If you ever decide to visit Romania, we highly recommend making a stop in Bucharest. From shopping, to fine cuisines, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in Bucharest. We know you’ll have a joyful trip.
The Arch of Triumph:
The Arch of Triumph is a beautiful landmark built to honor the bravery of the soldiers who fought and gave their lives for the country during World War 1. Initially built of wood, the Arch of Triumph was redesigned by a famous architect, Petre Antonescu in 1936. Ever since the redesign, the Arch of Triumph has become a famous tourist point.
In the middle of this eventful city is a place where you can finally relax. A famous Romanian artist once said that just spending a few hours in Cismigui Garden is equivalent to a few hours of meditation. The Cismigiu Gardens are one of the oldest parks in Bucharest. The gardens offer rowing, a beer garden, a playground, and even a chess area. The Cimigiu Gardens are a beautiful tourist spot that we highly recommend visiting on your trip to Bucharest. T
If you visit Bucharest, be sure to visit this exquisitely charming street. The Calea Victoriei received it’s name after the Romanian War of Independence victory in 1878. If you want to discover the city and know about all its unique buildings and beautiful sights then make sure you take a stroll along this oak beam paved street between Piata Victoriei and Piata Natiunilor. You are bound to find numerous spectacular buildings during your stroll.
After the Pentagon, this is the largest administrative building in the world. It took over 700 architects to build the Parliament Palace. When its construction started back in 1984, Romania was under the regime of a dictator. Today it not only houses Romania’s parliament, but also provides an international conference centre.
The Parliament Palace in Bucharest may sound like a boring place to visit, but its interior is bound to leave you speechless. It has astounding rooms, dazzling halls and the interior of the building is amazing.
The Village Museum:
The village museum is a great place for a stroll . The Village Museum was established in 1936 and brings to life Romanian rural culture. The village museum contains over 300 wooden houses which date as far back as 17th century, several churches and windmills from all over the country which were bought in pieces and reassembled here. The main purpose was to preserve the antique city.
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