Pitești Tourism, Romania

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Pitești (Romanian pronunciation: [piˈteʃtʲ]) is a city in Romania, located on the Argeș River. The capital and largest city of Argeș County, it is an important commercial and industrial center, as well as the home of two universities. Pitești is situated in the historical region of Muntenia. It lies on the A1 freeway connecting the city directly to the national capital Bucharest, being an important railway junction, with a classification yard in nearby Bălilești. The city houses the Arpechim oil refinery, and is a marketing center for the automotive industry, in particular Automobile Dacia. Inhabited since prehistoric times but first mentioned in the 14th century, it developed as a trading town in northern Wallachia, serving as an informal residence for various Wallachian Princes until the 18th century. From the 19th century and until the interwar period, it was an important political center for the National Liberal Party and the main residence of the Brătianu family of politicians. During the early stages of the communist regime, it was one of the main sites of political repression, with the Pitești prison becoming home to an experiment in brainwashing techniques.

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Home to pretty treasures, Pitești is Romania's best kept secret. A gripping city on its own right, Bucharest also deserves a visit. Add Bucharest to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Palace Of Parliament , Village Museum , Old Town. Also, to reach Pitești, you'll have to take a flight to Bucharest; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Pitești can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Pitești*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pitești

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

    • Air Pollution 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Pitești: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.08 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 79.55 (High)
    • Car Stealing 27.08 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 39.58 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.73 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.91 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pitești - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 60.87 (High)
    • Pollution Index 37.07 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 34.5 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.45 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 73.92 (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 Pitești

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.57 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.34 USD

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

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