Bucharest (București) is the capital of Romania, situated in the southern part of the country, on the banks of Dâmbovița River. Bucharest is also the largest city in Romania and the cultural and financial hub of the country.
This city features diverse architecture from historical to communist buildings such as the massive Palace of Parliament, as well as modern buildings and grand hotels. In the Old Town you will find exquisite structures, a cheerful feel during the day and animation at night in the numerous bars along the pedestrian streets. Bucharest is known for its natural areas such as Herăstrău Park, also called King Michael I Park, the largest park in the city around Herăstrău Lake, which alone occupies 74 hectares. This park has numerous leisure opportunities including boat trips, diverse areas to admire such as the Japanese Garden and the Expo Flora, and it is dotted with restaurants, exhibition places and landmarks. The many fountains around the city such as in the central Unirii Square, underwent refurbishment in 2018, for an even greater ambience in Bucharest.
Population: approximately 1.9 million inhabitants
Main attractions: Old Town, Palace of Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului), Romanian Athenaeum concert hall, Stavropoleos Church, Revolution Square, Triumphal arch (Arcul de Triumf), Old Princely Court (Curtea Veche), National Museum of Art of Romania, Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, “Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum, Herăstrău Park, Cișmigiu Park
Nearest Airports: Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP - Aeroportul Internațional Henri Coandă București)