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Visit Therme Bucharest

You should visit the largest European Wellness center Therme Bucharest during your holiday in Bucharest. It was opened in 2016. It is located 24 kilometers from the city. You can reach it in just 10 minutes by car. You can also take a taxi or a special bus. It departs from Piața Romană every 2 hours. This water complex is open daily from 9:30 to 23:30 on weekdays and to 13:00 on weekends all year round.
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
It is divided into 3 parts. Galaxy is an amusement park with slides. Palm is an area where you can relax in the huge swimming pool. Elysium is an area with saunas, massage rooms, and 3 aromatherapy pools. Their water contains various mineral salts. There are also restaurants here. You will pay 39 lei for an entrance ticket for 3.5 hours. If you want to move from one Therme Bucharest zone to another, you will have to pay separately.
The time spent here will be full of different activities. You will swim in one of the 8 pools with artificial waves and soak in the thermal bath. Its water has a temperature of 33 ℃. This water helps to improve your health. You can also relax in the Jacuzzi, get pleasure in the sauna, and walk through the botanical garden with palm trees and other exotic plants. There is also an opportunity to have fun, riding with slides on the rides in the park. Copyright
Discovering the architecture of Bucharest from bird's eye view! Museum of the Romanian Peasant, The National Museum of Art, Cotroceni Palace, Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral, all those monuments are defining the image of Bucharest … Open

Journey to the Salt Mine

The mine is located in a mountainous area between Bucharest and Brasov. Its depth is 208 meters. The mine covers an area of 90 thousand square meters. You can reach it by car to the town of Vălenii de Munte. You will take the shuttle bus here. There are 14 rooms in the mine. They have a trapezoidal shape. Their height is 60 meters. This natural attraction is open every day from 8:00 to 15:30.
Sts. Constantine and Helen Church, Bucharest You will pay 4.5 euros to visit the mine. You will be able to treat your respiratory diseases here. You should consider that the air temperature reaches only 13 ℃ when you select clothes. However, the air is quite saturated with sodium ions in the mine at any time of the year. You'll spend time on the playground, play billiards or dine in the buffet, and receive health benefits at the same time.
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You will also get the opportunity to go into one of the rooms where you will look at the impressive collection of sculptures in the mine. They are made of salt. You will also visit the exhibition of salt formations and amber collections. The object of the "Salt Fountain" may interest you. It is an area in the wall of the mine, from where the salt seeps, taking amazing shapes and unusual shades.
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Bran Castle Excursion

If you want to visit the castle of the legendary Vlad the Impaler, you will have to go by bus or train from Bucharest to Brasov. After that, you will buy a ticket for 7 lei at the ticket office of the station Autogara 2. You will take a bus and drive another 30 kilometers in about 1 hour. You have to get off at the Castelo Branco stop. So you will get to the impenetrable forest of Transylvania.
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 … Open
It is here on the rock Bran Castle was built in the 14th century. Count Dracula lived here when he came to hunt in these places. He became a prisoner in this fortress later. You will climb 1400 stone steps to the castle. You will pay 35 lei for admission. There are 4 floors in the castle. Its shape resembles a trapeze. There are many secret passages, loopholes, stairs, enclosed spaces and 2 towers here.
Bucharest The observation post is located at the top of the castle. You will go through all the floors, visiting rooms that resemble a maze in which you can get lost. You will look at the exhibition associated with the English Queen Mary, to whom Bran was presented in 1920. You can head to the local bar after you enjoy the tour. There is an opportunity to use an interesting service here. You can feel like the main vampire, lying in a coffin, and tasting beer at the same time.
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Time Spent on Herăstrău Lake

Herăstrău Lake is located in the northern part of Bucharest. Its area is 0.7 square kilometers. You can rent a rowing boat or become a passenger boat to take a walk on the water surface. You will enjoy the beauty of nature. If you come to Bucharest in winter, you will skate on the lake. There are beautiful embankments, fountains, ponds created by the city residents, and picturesque alleys near Herastrau. You will ride the bike here.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bucharest and surroundings

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Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Bucharest and around
♥   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
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Bucharest
♥   Palace 'CEC Palace' Bucharest, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'The Royal Palace' , 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Creţulescu Palace' , 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palace of the Parliament' Bucharest, 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Cantacuzino Palace' , 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Notable celebrations and festivals in Romania

Summer in Romania is full of music and fun: an International Transilvania Festival is held in June. During this time, Bucharest is filled with guests from all over the country who come to the Fair of Crafts. At the end of summer, the Festival of Popular Music is held. Dance festivals are also carried out. In the city of Sighisoara, the traditional Days of the Middle Ages are celebrated. In autumn, Romanians continue to enjoy music at the “Sibiu” festival, hold carp fishing competitions, and as a way of marking the conclusion of the season, organize a winemaking festival. The year is ended by the December Christmas Festival. … Open
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