Bucharest: what to see and do in three days, the main monuments

lipscani bucharest
lipscani bucharest

Tourist guide and travel tips in Bucharest, capital of Romania in what to see, things to do in the city with wide boulevards and glorious buildings.

Visit Bucharest in 3 days

It’s a city known for its wide boulevards and glorious Belle Epoque buildings, bustling metropolis and capital of Romania. Romanian legend that this city was founded on the banks of the Dambovita River by a shepherd named Bucur, as having the meaning of joy from which is derived the name Bucharest. Remodeled in 1800 by architects with French education, the city has large neoclassical buildings, parks fashion, a style Arc de Triomphe Paris located on elegant avenue of Soseaua Kiseleffà. Bucharest has a great historic charm in the streets of the city center, to the architecture of the Royal Palace and the green Park Cismigiu. The city also boasts a large number of museums, art galleries, fine Orthodox churches and unique architecture.

Things to Do in Bucharest

– Parliament House, dates back to the period of the Ceausescu dictatorship.

– Arc de Triomphe, was built in memory of the fallen soldiers in World War I and is very similar to that of Paris. Walking up the steps of a staircase you can climb to the top to enjoy a splendid view over the city.

– Lipscani, is the old town with narrow streets where there are craft shops and antiques, typical shops, restaurants and bars.

– Victory Road, the main street where you can walk, is the oldest street in Bucharest.
– Revolution Square, where the Kretzulescu, a small Orthodox church of the eighteenth century in red brick, the Royal Palace, the National Museum which holds within it a beautiful collection of Romanian artists, as well as masterpieces by Rubens, Monet, El Greek, Rembrandt, Renoir and Cézanne.

– University Square, is the meeting place of the inhabitants of Bucharest. On it is overlooked by the university faculty of architecture, the Sutu Palace, home to the Historical Museum of Bucharest, the National Theatre, the Hospital neoclassical Coltea with adjoining church.

– Romanian Atheneum, with excellent acoustics, has become the place where concerts are held music major.

– Museum of the Romanian Peasant, dedicated to Romanian folk, includes ceramics, traditional costumes, agricultural tools, furniture, photographs and films on cultural Romanian people.

– Jewish Museum, located at a synagogue in via Mamulari, is dedicated to the memory of one of the oldest Jewish communities.

– Biserica Curtea Veche is considered the oldest church in Bucharest, dating from the sixteenth century.

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