On a visit to Bucharest you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Bucharest. These places are what Bucharest is all about. These must see places in Bucharest will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Strada Izvor 2-4, Bucuresti, Romania
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Possibly there's no other single civic building that is simultaneously a country's grandest architectural achievement and most reviled public monument. Built by the megalomaniacal communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in the 1970s as a tribute to his own perceived greatness, the construction of the Palace required putting the country into heavy fore...
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Soseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff 28-30, Bucuresti 011347, Romania
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Few attractions are as intriguing as Europe's open-air cultural exhibition attractions. And this, one of the first museums of its kind in the world, is also one of the best. Located inside Herastrau Park, this hundred thousand square meters museum houses 272 different types of dwellings and buildings of Romania from the 17th to 20th centuries. High...
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Lipscani, Bucharest, Romania
Lipscani refers to both the street and the district which takes its name from that street, in Bucharest's Old Town. The architectural styles of the buildings and the overall look of the street is a perfect reflection of how Bucharest mixes the old with the new.
The area was mainly developed by merchants from various different nations - Greek, Bulga...
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Soseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff 1, Bucuresti 011341, Romania
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
Established in 1834, and named for the first Romanian to reach the North Pole, the museum possesses the largest collections of mineralogical, zoological and paleontological artifacts and specimens in the country. This is one of the best museums of its kind in Europe. The exhibits are all extremely interesting especially the dinosaur fossil collecti...
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Calea Victoriei 49-53, București 010063, Romania
11:00 am - 07:00 pm
This is the country's greatest art collection. The building in which of the collection his house was built for a merchant in the 19th century. It was later used as the Royal Palace, and is one of the country's foremost architectural achievements. Check out the statue of King Carol the first of Romania in front.
Inside the palace however, few signs ...
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Piața Arcul de Triumf, București, Romania
The Arch you see here today was the third one built on the site. The first one was buried in a rather hurried manner to make sure Romanian troops could pass under it after winning Independence in 1878. The second structure was built after World War 1 and destroyed in 1935 so that the current structure could be built in 1936. The 27 meters high stru...
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Old Town, Bucharest, Romania
It can be hard for outsiders to understand why this historic Center is so precious to the people of Romania. You see, this is practically all that Romanians have left of their pre-World War II capital. Allied bombing destroyed much of the original city. And if that was not enough the Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu compounded that loss of heri...
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Herăstrău Park, Sector 1, Bucharest, Romania
Almost 70% of this park comprises of Herastrau Lake, around which the wooded areas grow. Before we speak of the park's recreational opportunities, you should know that human settlement has been discovered in this park that dates back to the Paleolithic era. Bones of the extinct woolly mammoth have been found here. Also found are coins from the firs...
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Strada Stavropoleos 4, București, Romania
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
This Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns, built in Brancovenesc style, was constructed in 1724 by archimandrite Ioanichie Stratonikeas. The monastery was built around the simple inn, which eventually gained great prestige as a place of prayer. Unfortunately much of the monastery was demolished first in the 19th century earthquake, and then from she...
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Bulevardul Schitu Magureanu, Bucuresti, Romania
Completed in 1860, these gardens are famous for their collection of trees and plants from all over Romania as well as exotic imports from other countries sourced from various Botanic Gardens in Vienna. 17 acres in size, the gardens are hands-down the most beautiful green space in the city. During summer time it is a refuge from heat; during w...
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Str. French no. 62-64, Bucharest, Sector 3
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Caravanserai: A historic inn with a central courtyard for travelers in the desert regions of Asia or North Africa.
This caravanserai is the oldest operating hotel in the city. It was built in 1808, and over the decades became one of the city's, and indeed the country's, most important commercial complexes. There were stores, wholesalers, more than ...
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Șoseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff 3, București 011341, Romania
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
It took almost 30 years to build this structure, which was completed in 1941. The architecture is neo-Romanian. After World War 2 it served as a museum dedicated to Stalin and later the Romanian Communist Party.
The museum focuses entirely on artifacts and descriptions of what it means to be a peasant in Romania. The 90000 items cover a diverse var...
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Bulevardul Vasile Milea 4, București, Romania
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
This is the city's biggest and most popular shopping mall. There are about 300 stores but that is hardly the only attraction. There is a cinema complex with 20 screens, including an IMAX screen. There's a great variety of fast food and other types of restaurants. Kids usually freak out at the ice skating rink and the climbing wall. There is even an...
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Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei 2, București 040163, Romania
07:00 am - 08:00 pm
Built on top of Dealul Patriarhiei (Patriarchate Hill), the Church has been center of the Romanian Orthodox faith since the seventeenth century. Even though it has been restored multiple times most of the church's original look has been preserved. The architectural style used is known as Brâncovenesc. Of particular interest is the outstanding...
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Calea Victoriei, Bucharest
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is the city's most historically famous and beautiful street. It became famous when in the 17th century it was paved over with wood. The reason for this was during rainy seasons, especially spring or autumn, roads leading to the Balkan areas would become extremely muddy, but not this street. By the eighteenth century this was one of the most fa...