The capital city of Romania, Bucharest is special place to visit. Though famous for various scams, this city never lost it charm. Bucharest has a lot of things to offer. Starting from the beautiful architectural buildings and various kind of museums to places to go shopping that could accommodate anyone! As the centre of the Romanian economy, like most other capital cities around the world, Bucharest has great/easy access for tourists.
Speaking about Bucharest’s architecture and history, there are several buildings and areas that are too good to be true! House of the Free Press, the Arch of Triumph, Cantacuzino Palace, the historical Revolution Square, the Royal Palace and the Romanian Athenaeum.
Amazing museums in Bucharest are easy to find. One that you shouldn’t miss is the National History Museum, which is located on Calea Victoriei street. Probably one of the most important streets that you need to stroll along in Bucharest. Art Collections Museum, the National Museum of Contemporary Art and the Village Museum is also a great addition for your museum trip when visiting Bucharest. The National Museum of Contemporary Art is a relatively new museum in Bucharest. While the Village Museum has been around for 70 years and is perfect to go to if you want to learn more about the history and design of this country’s rural architecture.
Hop on/off bus or the sightseeing bus can be a wise option if you would like to see an overview of this city. With ticket prices around $8, you can see and wander as much as you want in one day (it operates daily from 10 am until 10 pm. Girls, don’t forget to stroll along the Calea Victoriei street and do some shopping. Get some branded fashion items easily on the street, but do hunt around for original embroidered clothing and linen as well, which Romania is so famous for.
If you have done everything in Bucharest and still have one day in Romania, why don’t you try to do a day trip out of Bucharest. Visit the Bran (Dracula’s) Castle, located around 84 miles north of Bucharest. Get a train to Brasov and continue the journey with a bus from Brasov to Bran. What could be better than end up a vacation with a dracula hunt, right?