The historical background of Bucharest

The historical background of Bucharest

Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is located in the South – East part of the country, where hundreds of years ago large forests stretched unhinged and of which only a few scattered clumps are still preserved. The historical background of Bucharest is reflected just by this replacement of forests by buildings, of old by new, of traditions by modernism. The beginnings … The identity of the founder of this city seems to be disputed between Bucure the Shepherd (who is presented as such by old... [ read more ]

Present-day Bucharest

Present-day Bucharest

The city is located in the South- East part of Romania, between Ploiestiand Giurgiu, on the banks of DambovitaRiver. Bucharestwas called “Little Paris” because of both its architecture and rich social, economic and cultural life, having been one of the most beautiful European capitals. The city, which in 1857 was the first in the world where street lighting was introduced with kerosene, became the capital of Romania in 1862, developing rapidly in all areas: demographic, economic, cultural. P... [ read more ]

Things to see in Bucharest

Things to see in Bucharest

Romania’s capital can be a really nice and attractive city if you know where and how to discover its true treasures. Though it may get crowded sometimes and it isn’t the cleanest city in the world, with little patience you will discover a cosmopolite city, with numerous museums, interesting old and new buildings, luxury stores and very green parks. If you’re wondering at this point what things to see in Bucharest, let me be your guide. The Palace of the Parliament The vast majority of ... [ read more ]