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This is a city with unusual architecture, spacious boulevards and largest number of parks. Within latest years many new buildings have been created in Bucharest, however, the city still looks like a huge green park, while walking in which you can visit cozy cafes, museums and theatres.
One of the most prestigious hotels in Bucharest is Grand Hotel Continental that is located in the immediate vicinity of the National Museum of Art and occupies a beautiful historic building. … Open
Bucharest occupies one of the leading positions in terms of the number of cultural sights, so there is no wonder why it is so popular among tourists from all parts of the world. Any fan of novels about Count Dracula should definitely visit this city as many of excursion routes here are connected with legends about this famous villain. You can start your excursion in Bucharest from visiting Bucharest Square in the center of which is located the Triumph Arc. This monument was built to honor the victims of the World War I. At the top of the arc there is a spacious observation area with magnificent panoramic views of the city.
Romania is famous for its national parks and reserves. One of them, Herastrau Park, starts right behind the arc. On the territory of the park are located trading outlets, modern tennis courts. The park’s lake is used for rides and you can rent a boat here. When it comes to talking about museums, Zambaccian Museum is the most popular and frequently visited one. The museum features a large collection of pictures and sculptures created by great Romanian masters. This is a private museum and it is founded by an art historian Krikor Zambaccian. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
In Bucharest, travelers have the opportunity to stay in one of the amazing historic hotels, including Scala Boutique-Hotel housed in a very beautiful old building. From the first minutes, it … Open
House of the People is one of the most large-scale buildings in international terms. The height of this building estimates 100 m. Today this architectural complex is used for sessions of the Romanian parliament, and all visitors of the town can visit the Museum of Art that is opened every day. The central street of the city is called Strada Lipscani and this is the best place for visiting trading centers, restaurants and cafes. This is also the best destination for evening walks.
One of the main historical symbols of Budapest is the building of the Hungarian Parliament. It impresses with its scale. This huge building in the Neo-Gothic style has been perfectly preserved since the time of its construction. Its facade, which adorns many skillful arches and graceful elements, can be admired endlessly. On certain days, everyone can go inside the palace. Within its walls, it was also possible to preserve the situation of the last years as much as possible. Here you can admire the beautiful paintings, see the antique furniture and precious interior decorations.
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No less interesting historical site is the Buda Castle - a beautiful monument of the 13th century. It was built by the order of King Bela IV and served to protect the city from the Mongol-Tatars. The ancient fort also strikes with its scale and inaccessibility. On its territory, there is a royal castle and several other beautiful churches. Some time ago, beautiful palaces were built here mainly to hold knight tournaments.
Spitalul Colea One of the most beautiful religious monuments in Budapest is the St. Stephen basilica. The construction of this basilica began in the first half of the 19th century, and was consecrated only in 1905. The height of the beautiful church in the Neo-Gothic style is 96 meters. The main religious artifact is considered to be the walls of the basilica of the relics of St. Stephen.
In Bucharest, there are places for shopping for every taste. Original specialized stores are especially worth noting. In the very center of the city, a well-known bookstore Cărtureşti is … Open
One of the most interesting and lively places in the city is the Heroes’ square, where visitors can admire the beautiful memorials and monuments. In the immediate vicinity of the square, there are two interesting art museums, and here you can also witness interesting cultural events that are held in the open air.
Parliament Palace in Bucharest at sunset One of the most picturesque places in Budapest is the Central Market. It is historical and in 1990 the old market building was completely restored. In this market, you can always buy fresh local produce. Also, dozens of popular national souvenirs are sold here, which attract tourists to the market. It will be interesting to take a walk through the market and just like that, admire its colored ceramic roof and other unique elements of the old finish. To get acquainted with all the unique sights of Budapest, ten trips full of excursions will not be enough.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Bucharest
♥   Shopping area ' Calea Victoriei' Bucharest, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Bulevardul Magheru' Bucharest, 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Bucharest
♥   Castle 'Iulia Hasdeu Castle' , 83.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bucharest
♥   Natural park 'Comana' , 36 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Rusenski Lom' , 86.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural park 'Bucegi' , 116.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Persina' , 116.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National park 'Piatra Craiului' , 140.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Bucharest and around
♥   Art museum 'National Museum of Art of Romania' Bucharest, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Theodor Pallady Museum' Bucharest, 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'The Art Collections Museum' Bucharest, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Frederic and Cecilia Cuțescu-Storck Art Museum' Bucharest, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'K.H. Zambaccian Museum' Bucharest, 3.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Romania: things to see

The most unusual religious landmark was built in the city of Brasov and is called Biserica Neagră or Black Church. The construction of this grandiose gothic building was finished in 1358. The facade of the church is decorated with beautiful paintings, and the church's bell, which is installed in the bell tower, weights 6 tons. The sanctuary got such a name because of a fire that happened here in 1689. Despite the fact that the church was completely renovated after that disastrous event, its name has remained till our days. … Open
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