Bușteni Tourism

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Bușteni (Romanian pronunciation: [buʃˈtenʲ]) is a small mountain town in the north of Prahova County, in central Romania. It is located in the Prahova Valley, at the bottom of the Bucegi Mountains, that have a maximum altitude of 2505 m. Its name literally means tree-logs in Romanian. One village, Poiana Țapului, is administratively part of the town, formerly a separate commune prior to 1950. According to the 2011 census, it has 8,894 inhabitants. Bușteni's average altitude is 900 m. It is one of the most popular mountain resorts, offering spectacular views, with lots of year-round tourism opportunities, ranging from skiing to mountain climbing. The town and the surrounding mountains were the site of military confrontations in 1916, during World War I (see Romania during World War I). A large commemorative monument (about 25 m high), Heroes' Cross (Crucea Eroilor) lies atop nearby Caraiman Peak, at nearly 2,260 m. The monument is lighted at night and is visible from virtually everywhere in Bușteni. The main local industries are wood industry and tourism. Many holiday houses have been recently built in the town. Also a new Information Tourism Center was set up near the City Hall.


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Facts and Stats for Bușteni*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bușteni

    Know the pollution level of Bușteni before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.94 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 21.43 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 26.72 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 17.24 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.55 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25.86 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.1 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.59 (Low)
  • Bușteni: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bușteni for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bușteni.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.15 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 21.09 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.88 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.36 (High)
    • Car Stealing 14.71 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.41 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 19.7 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 17.42 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.53 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.56 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.06 (Low)
  • Living in Bușteni - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 75.83 (High)
    • Pollution Index 23.46 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.33 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 39.18 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 39.19 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.54 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 67.01 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bușteni

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bușteni

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.21 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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