Bucharest is also known as “Little Paris” (name earned in the 1900s for his wide and tree lined boulevards, beautiful buildings and a reputation for his high life), and it is the largest city and the capital of Romania.
Bucharest was founded on the banks of the Dambovita River, somewhere in the XIII century, by a shepherd named Bucur (his name means “joy”) and after alternated periods of development and decline became the capital of Romania in the 19th century.
We invite you to discover with as an amazing mixture of styles in Bucharest: from Curtea Veche (the Old Court) the founding site of Bucharest, where you can find the remains of Prince Vlad Tepes (known as Vlad Dracul, or Dracula), the founder of the city;t o the Metropolitan Church, who has been the centerpiece of the Romanian Orthodox faith since the 17th century, is very well known for his unique Bizantin interior and an outstanding bell-tower. Next to the church is the Patriarchal Palace, the residence of the supreme leader of the Romanian Orthodox Church, the Teoctist; and also the architecture of the communist years and the colossal 6,000 room Parliament House, the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon.
The city’s artistic life is maintain by the Opera House and the Romanian Athenaeum, a classical building where the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra lends in international standard concerts, and very important the price of tickets is very cheap, only a fraction of the price you would pay in other countries.
Many restaurants with traditional food have reasonable price and a pleasant atmosphere, because Romanians are warm-hearted people who like to enjoy themselves. Follow us as and you will not regret.
So we invite you to come in Bucharest and learn more about our culture, enjoy the food, and have fun!
If you come to Romania, you will be pleased to discover a country with roots found deep down in history, unique experiences, amazing landscapes, beautiful places and the specific traditions and rituals of Romanian people.
We think Romania has it all, major tourist attractions, the beautiful coastline of Black Sea, the countryside with ancient traditions, the Danube Delta who is a lovely habitat for thousands animals and birds, more of them very rare, lovely cities with unique architectures and hundreds years of history like: Brasov, Sibiu, Timisoara, Cluj, Alba Iulia, Craiova etc. – a great culture – tasty food and drink and many other things that we want to share with you not only the sights, but mainly the places that regular tourists have never seen in Romania .
For different experiences, Romania present you his folklore, one of the best preserved in the Europe and in the world, spread along the whole country: Bucovina – in north, with his unique monasteries, costumes, many traditions, Easter painted eggs, woven materials; Maramures – here are 8 of the wooden churches placed on the UNESCO world heritage list, also wooden architecture, costumes, ceramics; the Apuseni Mountains, also called „Tara Motilor” (Moti’s Lands, moti are the people who lives here, along the time this part of Romania was never been conquered and hold by the Roman Empire, they are also call „free dacians”) hide many folk celebrations, beautiful costumes, wood carving, wooden architecture; Horezu – with his famous „Hurez Cock”, the most famous Romanian pottery place, and also a wood carving place; Marginimea Sibiului – with house ware all gathered in ethnographic museums, glass painted icons, popular costumes.
With us you will taste the best of natural, healthy and delicious of Romanian cuisine: “tuica” (a generic name for a strong alcoholic spirit),“sarmale” ( stuffed cabbage rolls, also made with grape, dock leaves or many other leaves), „slănină” (pork fat often smoked a.k.a. bacon), „tochitura” (stew), „drob de miel” (a lamb haggis made of minced organs wrapped in a caul and roasted like a meatloaf; a traditional Easter dish)