Romanian legend has it that the city of Bucharest was founded on the banks of the Dambovita River by a shepherd named Bucur, whose name literarily means “joy.” His flute playing reportedly dazzled the people and his hearty wine from nearby vineyards endeared him to the local traders, who gave his name to the place.
The most important access way is the international airport Otopeni and Banseasa situated nearby the capital city. Bucharest represents the most important railway junction, being the initial point for 8 railway main lines part of larger international routes.
Hundreds of historical, artistic and architectural monuments, dozens of museums, art galleries, numerous parks and gardens have turned Bucharest the city situated on Dambovita into the most important touring center in Romania. Take the Bucharest city tour this is a great way to get a view and a quick impression of the town.
Visit the best known places here in Bucharest, and it’s the perfect way to get a great view of the Casa Poporului (People’s Palace) settled in the historical and geographical center of Bucharest, represents an attraction because of its grandeur and its special architectural design House of the Free Press, an impressive edifice standing in the northern part of the city, since 1956,was designed by architect Horia Maicu, The Arch of Triumph, initially built of wood in 1922 to honor the bravery of Romanian soldiers who fought in World War I, Bucharest’s very own Arc de Triomphe was finished in Deva granite in 1936, Cantacuzino Palace, using the designs of architect Ion Berindei, the Cantacuzino Palace was built between 1898 and 1900 in eclectic French style. We offer reliable luxurious transportation by private cars, guaranteeing a high quality service with maximum comfort during your tour for 49 E.
Sights and major attractions include: Village Museum (Muzeul Satului), Arch of Triumph (Arcul de Triumf), Natural History Museum (Muzeul Antipa), Geology Museum (Muzeul de Geologie), Museum of the Romanian Peasant (Muzeul Taranului Roman), Headquarters of the Romanian Government (Palatul Victoria), The Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman), National Museum of Art (Muzeul National de Arta), Church Cretulescu (Biserica Cretulescu), The Savings Bank (Palatul CEC), National History Museum (Muzeul National de Istorie), Parliament’s Palace (Palatul Parlamentului), Romanian Patriarchy (Patriarhia Romana), Manuc’s Inn (Hanul lui Manuc), Bucharest University (Universitatea), Museum of the City of Bucharest (Muzeul Municipiului Bucuresti), National Theatre (Teatrul National), Academy of Economic Studies (Academia de Studii Economice)
Discover Romania’s capital city landmarks (including Palace of Parliament, Romanian Athenaeum, Stavropoleos Church, Manuc’s Inn, the Old City Center), and the city’s fascinating mix of architectural styles.