Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is the largest city and the main political, administrative, economic, financial, banking, educational, scientific and cultural center.
As the sixth largest capital in Europe, Little Paris offers a wide choice to spend your time. Yet known for its vibrant nightlife, Bucharest should be discovered by walking and visiting many of the attractions. Shopping is also an interesting alternative to go around the city.
Romanian Athenaeum – built after the plans of the French architect Albert Galleron in a neo-classical and baroque style in the shape of a temple with six front columns
Palace of the Parliament (People’s House) built between 1984 and 1989, is the largest building in Europe, and the second largest one after the Pentagon in Washington and the third biggest, in terms of volume, after Cape Canaveral building where the American space shuttle is assembled
Palace of the Patriarchate built between 1656 and 1658
Palace of Justice, built between 1890 and 1895, French renaissance style
Ghica Palace built in 1882, neo-classic style
Stirbei Palace (1835), neo-classic style
Sutu Palace, built between 1833 and 1834, neo-gothic style
Calea Victoriei (Victoriei Avenue) could be an unforgettable experience for shoppers looking for international and luxury brands but they also get the chance to witness the historical heritage of one of the oldest boulevards in Bucharest.
The old City Center, also known as Lipscani, is the new attraction of the capital visited by thousands of visitors – foreigners or locals alike. There are more than 140 places for every taste: bistros, coffee bars, pubs, bars or restaurants. For any tourist or expat, walking down the street of Lipscani or just discovering the local culture of the City Center is a must.