) is the capital and the largest city in Romania
situated some 10 km north-west of Popeşti
, 90 km north-east of Romania - Bulgaria
border. The population of the the large city was estimated at 1,877,200 people according to the 2016 census Bucharest is a popular tourist destination thanks to its christian monasteries and museums.
The nearest airport Aurel Vlaicu (IATA: BBU) is about 20 km away.
Best things to see in Bucharest
Stavropoleos Monastery (Romanian: Mănăstirea Stavropoleos), also known as Stavropoleos Church (Romanian: Biserica Stavropoleos) during the last century when the monastery was dissolved, is an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns in central Bucharest, Romania. Its church is built in Brâncovenesc style. The patrons of the church (the saints to whom the church is dedicated) are St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel. The name Stavropoleos is a Romanian rendition of a Greek word, Stauropolis, meaning " Th…
Mogoşoaia Palace is situated about 10 kilometres from Bucharest, Romania. It was built between 1698-1702 by Constantin Brâncoveanu in what is called the Romanian Renaissance style or Brâncovenesc style, a combination of Venetian and Ottoman elements. The palace bears the name of the widow of the Romanian boyar Mogoş, who owned the land it was built on. The Palace was to a large extent rebuilt in the 1920s by Marthe Bibesco.
The Bulandra Theatre (Romanian: Teatrul Bulandra) in Bucharest, Romania was founded in 1947 as Teatrul Municipal; its first director was Lucia Sturdza Bulandra, one of the leading Romanian stage actresses of her generation. Liviu Ciulei was director between 1963 and 1972; one of the most important directors of the late times was Stefan Iordanescu (1999 - 2002), who restructured the theatre management; since 2002, the theatre has been directed by Alexandru Darie.
Arcul de Triumf is a triumphal arch located in the northern part of Bucharest, on the Kiseleff Road.
The National Museum of Contemporary Art (Muzeul Naţional de Artă Contemporană, or MNAC, in Romanian) is a contemporary art museum in Bucharest, Romania. The museum is located in a new glass wing of the Palace of the Parliament, one of the largest administrative buildings in the world. It is also one of many National Museums of Contemporary Art. There are many around the world in the USA and many other countries
The Palace of the Parliament (Romanian: Palatul Parlamentului) in Bucharest, Romania is a multi-purpose building containing both chambers of the Romanian Parliament. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Palace is the world's largest civilian administrative building, most expensive administrative building, and heaviest building.
The Cişmigiu Gardens (Romanian: Parcul Cişmigiu) are a public park near the center of Bucharest, Romania, spanning areas on all sides of an artificial lake. The gardens' creation was an important moment in the history of Bucharest. They form the oldest and, at 17 hectares, the largest park in city's central area. The main entrance is from Regina Elisabeta Boulevard, in front of the City Hall; there is another major entrance at the Ştirbei Vodă Street, near the Creţulescu Palace. The southwestern…
Victoria Palace (Romanian: Palatul Victoria) is a palace in Victory Square, Bucharest.
If you have already seen Bucharest, there are still plenty of things to do on the outskirts of the city. If you are around, try one of the following places:
Also, check out the photographs of other travellers of the area.