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Is Bucharest Safe to Live

When a foreigner considers the idea of relocating to Bucharest, the main problem is they don’t know much about this Eastern European city.  Although it’s a major European capital, with a population between 2 and 3 million people, Bucharest is nowhere near as famous as Paris, London or Milan. When you’re going to move to Paris, you have some idea of what to expect, but Bucharest, out there in the...

Traditional Romanian Architecture

For a long part of its history, Romania fought for existence sandwiched between rival empires. The three main provinces that make up modern Romania, namely Moldavia, Wallachia and Transylvania, were for centuries under the influence of the Ottoman or the Austro-Hungarian empires, which left a mark on the country’s architecture. There is no one style that can be defined as purely Romanian architecture....

Bucharest Architectural Landmarks

When you arrive in Bucharest, prepare yourself for a trip through history as the Romanian capital is dotted by architectural gems reminding of long gone times. More than a century ago, Bucharest prided itself as being a Little Paris and if you walk down the large tree-shaded boulevards downtown you will see why. There are plenty of richly-decorated Art Nouveau buildings rubbing shoulders with Art Deco...

What To Do If You Suspect You Have COVID-19 Symptoms In Bucharest?

When it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, it is only natural to have questions and concerns. And the most reliable sources of information for COVID-19 in Bucharest remain the ones from the public authorities such as the National Institute of Public Health Romania and TELVERDE 0800 800 358. Since we’re here to help you stay healthy and informed, we shared next a comprehensive guide on what to do...

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Cost of Living in Bucharest

If you’re thinking about relocating to Bucharest, Romania and don’t know what to expect, here’s a quick guide to the cost of living in this city. Overall, Bucharest is definitely cheaper than Western European or US cities, but more expensive than living in other parts of the world. It’s somewhere in between, if you want. One interesting fact about living in the Romanian capital is that while...

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Best Tourist Attractions Next to Victoriei Square in Bucharest

Right in the center of the city you will find the Victoriei Square, a place which hides numerous cultural, historical and very beautiful treasures. The Victoriei Square is connected with other important areas of the city, which makes it a place of interest for the tourists and also for the locals who still want to let themselves be amazed by the buildings’ architecture and history. The museums next to...

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Best Attractions in the Cismigiu Area

If you ask Bucharest residents about their favorite hangout, many will direct you towards the Cismigiu Garden area, a park that goes back over 200 years, and offers you a breath of fresh air right in the center of the city. Take a walk through its picturesque alleys, pleasantly shaded by hundred-year old oaks and chestnuts and dotted by graceful statues, or let your senses be overwhelmed by the colors and...

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Best Parks in Bucharest

Bucharest might not be the greenest European capital on an area per capita basis, but it is still has a fair amount of parks and public gardens. Open day and night, they offer an escape from the daily hassle, clean air, and the chance to rewind. Herastrau Park While the park was recently renamed to honor the last Romania king, Mihai I, who passed away recently, locals still refer to it as Herastrau....

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Best Fitness Clubs in Bucharest

When it comes to amenities, Bucharest successfully rises to the level of any European capital, and sports and fitness clubs do not disappoint either. From small borough centers to huge arenas, you name it, there are places for all taste. Of course, prices range depending on various factors such as location, other facilities (like swimming pools, saunas, massage) and fitness trainers fame. World Class is...

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Antiques & Handmade Market in Bucharest Old City

Have you ever stumbled across an antiques shop selling both antique objects and handmade objects? If you haven’t, then the next time you are in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, you should definitely make sure you visit the one on Strada Doamnei 11. You can not only find presents for the loved ones back home, but you can also have fun while looking through the thousands of objects and find a unique...

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