The Turkish war was over, but there still were conflicts in Bucharest. It was on fire in 1595, then Bucharest got in the midst of the war between Russia, Austria and Ottomans. During the conflict the city was ruined by the occupants and it's terrible condition lasted till 1862. That was the year when Bucharest finally became the capitol of the country.
After the city was liberated the architecture turned into new direction. There were artists invited from Paris to build the city in a new European way. Bucharest became more like Paris with long narrow streets. Romanian and French styles got mixed after the World War I. Romanian artists came back from other countries where they lived and brought the new ideas. The architecture of the city became unique, and Bucharest's beautiful houses for the rich were now famous all over Europe.
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