The historic centre of Bucharest is not the same as it used to be known before Ceaucescu, but still is one of the most interesting spots visitors can meet during their vacation in Romania. Before the dictatorship of Ceaucescu, this historic centre counted with many unique antique constructions, but nowadays, only a few of them are still left, and the overall appearance of this area of Bucharest has changed dramatically.Continue reading The historic centre of Bucharest
There are many sights and tourist attractions to visit as a tourist travelling in Bucharest in Romania.
One of the most popular is the Palace of Parliament, which is the world’s largest building. Other popular tourist attractions include the Romanian Athenaeum, the National Museum of Romanian History, and the Old Town.
Bucharest is also home to many parks and gardens, including Herastrau Park and Cismigiu Park. There are also a number of churches and cathedrals to visit, such as the Patriarchal Cathedral of Bucharest and the Saint Joseph Cathedral.
When travelling in Bucharest, be sure to take some time to explore all that this city has to offer.
Piata Revolutiei – A historical place
The Piata Revolutiei is one of the most iconic and historical places tourists could meet during a vacation in Romania. This square was where one of the most important moments in the history of Romania took place: this place was where, on December of 1989, Ceausescu and the Communist regime was overthrown after riots and protests. Since then, this square has been known as the Piata Revolutiei and is, without any doubt, a spot that is strongly related to the history and identity of this country and its population.Continue reading Piata Revolutiei – A historical place
The Avenue Calea Victoriei
Calea Victoriei is one of the most important avenues of Bucharest and the entire Romania. This avenue is located in the central area of the city, starting at Piata Victoriei and ending towards the Splaiul Independentei. This avenue is bordered by many shops, restaurants and attractive spots and is a place which tourists should not miss during a vacation in Romania. As a matter of fact, visitors could hardly miss this avenue due to its importance and length and the several attractions to which it leads.Continue reading The Avenue Calea Victoriei
The Royal Palace of Bucharest
The Royal Palace, nowadays known as the Cotroceni Palace, is a very interesting construction which visitors should not miss meeting during their vacation in Romania. This building is not only interesting by its history and structure, but also by the fact that nowadays hosts what is known as the Cotroceni National Museum.Continue reading The Royal Palace of Bucharest
The Centru Civic in Bucharest
The Centru Civic is an area of Bucharest famous by the way in which it was completely rebuilt during the dictatorship of Ceausescu. This area was rebuilt as part of the “systematization” process implemented by Ceausescu and is one of the most iconic spots in relation to his dictatorship which tourists could meet in Bucharest during their vacation in Romania.Continue reading The Centru Civic in Bucharest
The commune of Clejani
Clejani is a Romanian commune, located at approximately 40 km from the central area of Bucharest, which is inhabited by about 3000 people. All those tourists who have a vacation in Romania and wish to visit this commune could easily find it towards the southern area of Bucharest, on the Danube Plains and within the region known as Vlasca, next to the border with Bulgaria.Continue reading The commune of Clejani
The Village Museum of Bucharest
The Village Museum is a peculiar open air attraction tourists should not miss while being in Bucharest during a vacation in Romania. The extension of the Village Museum is very impressive and occupies more than 100.000 m2. When going to it, visitors could meet very interesting ethnographic exhibitions and learn about the history of Romania as well as its traditional villages and their everyday life.Continue reading The Village Museum of Bucharest
The Palace of Parliament
The Palace of Parliament of Bucharest, originally known as the Casa Popotului or House of the People is a very impressive building of amazing dimensions, considered to be one of the largest of its kind in the entire world. This way, it is very recommendable that tourists who have a vacation in Romania do not miss meet this construction, since it is not only extremely interesting due to its size and architecture, but also to its past and its strong relation with the recent history of the country.Continue reading The Palace of Parliament