Bucharest is a city of contrast when it comes to architecture. You can find palaces build over 200 years ago, buildings that are now historical architectural jewelry, small houses or communist buildings. You have to walk with your eyes wide open to feel the spirit of this old city.
Romania is an Orthodox Christian country. Many Romanian’s place a high value on religion. The Romanians were open to accept the other religions of people living in Bucharest, therefore, the Italian Church or the England Church were build, to name a few.
As any other European city with a long history, Bucharest has many museums. You can be busy for a week, but if you just want to have the big picture here’s a list of museums that are worth visiting.
Bucharest has many parks but for sure you will not end up in all of them since they are in central area of Bucharest but also in the residential neighborhoods. Here is my top five parks in Bucharest.
Bucharest has all the options when thinking about accomodation. From 1,2,3,4,5 star hotels to the bed and breakfast, hostels, guest house, apartment hotel, short term renting or couch surfing. In general I would not advice to book a room at a one or two stars hotel.
Bucharest has many alternatives for accommodation but not all of the low budget ones are recommended to spend a night or two. I made a list with the really good ones so you feel safe, pampered and special even if you pay less
Piata Romana has many shopping stores to choose from. Around Ase and Magheru Boulevard you can see many shops bu I made a selection with the special and hidden ones.
Real traditional Romanian food is not found on every corner. You have to search for it. Most of the products are bio, produced by small farms all over Romania. Here is a list of the best places.
Romanians are well known for producing and consuming lots of drinks. Get an idea of their best drinks and make sure you test them.
Henri Coanda International Airport is the largest airport in Romania and it is located outside the urban. Here’s a quick guide to help you get through the airport.