Bucharest: Europe Best Kept Secret
One thing that Bucharest is definitely not, is typical. There are many reasons for this, but they all have root in history. This is why many history enthusiasts find this place absolutely charming, and with more stories than it knows what to do with. Many of these stories involve conflictive times which gives a great deal of useful context when digging into the nitty gritty of the region's local landmarks.
Bucharest is one of Europe's best kept secrets. Adorned with an exquisite architecture, the city has been called Little Paris due its sophisticated cultural and art life. The traveler's best choice is to let him or her get lost in the city to be able to admire the majestic environment.
Bucharest in Details
On this magnet from Romania you will find the Palace of Parliament prominently represented which serves as a fine symbol of the prosperous nature of Bucharest. Given that it is the largest building in Europe and number two in the world, it is quite the feat. It includes both the Parliament and the National Museum of Contemporary Art.
Make a stop at the Triumphal Arc which resembles the Parisian one, and the Romanian Athenaeum, a building dear to Romanians. To remember the revolutionary events of 1989, a monument was erected, the memorial of the Rebirth which is a see must to those committed to the ideal of freedom.
In many ways, Bucharest is a great example of what a major city should aspire to be in relation to the arts. They have fomented this aspect of their society in a variety of ways. Art lovers are sure to find the art museums engrossing, such as he National Museum of Art of Romania to get a feel of the Romanian artists's accomplishment throughout history, as well as the performing arts which due to a long standing history has become one of the prides of Romania. This is a great travel souvenir to take back home. By all means, this is great travel souvenir to take back home.