The Palace of the Parliament
“The House of the People” is the second largest administrative building in the world after the building of the Pentagon in the USA. The inside tour is an unreal world of uncountable amounts of marble, crystal, gold and silk.
The National Art Museum
The former royal Palace of the Romanian Kind Carol I of German origin houses nowadays the most valuable art collection in Romania. There are two outstanding art galleries: the National and European art gallery displayed in two different sections.
The open-air Village Museum “Dimitrie Gusti” is a fascinating museum on the shore of Lake Herastrau featuring a collection of over 250 traditional buildings with origins in different parts of Romania.
Romanian Patriarchal Church & Palace
The most important Romanian Orthodox Church lies in the city center of Bucharest and is an oasis of tranquility and serenity. The church itself dates back to the 17th century and together with the Patriarchal Palace and Residence, represents the most interesting attractions of Bucharest.
The Romanian Athenaeum
Designed by a French architect and built at the end of the 19th century, the Romanian Athenaeum, is one of the most famous landmarks of Bucharest. This remarklabe masterpiece houses the International Music Contest George Enescu.
- Capital City of Romania since 1862
- Population: 2 Mio. inhabitants
- 6th largest city in the European Union
- Cultural, industrial and financial center of Romania
- Turnu Magurele: 138 km
- Giurgiu: 67 km
- Oltenita: 65 km
- Chiciu: 135 km
- Constanta: 230 km