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Bucharest is the capital municipality, cultural, industrial, and financial centre of Romania. It is the largest city in Romania, located in the southeast of the country, lies on the banks of the Dâmbovița River, less than 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of the Danube.Bucharest was first mentioned in documents in 1459. It became the capital […]
Arcul de Triumf is a triumphal arch located in the northern part of Bucharest, on the Kiseleff Road.The first, wooden, triumphal arch was built hurriedly, after Romania gained its independence (1878), so that the victorious troops could march under it. Another temporary arch was built on the same site, in 1922, after World War I, […]
Bucharest’s Palace of Parliament, due to its immense physical, psychic and historic stature, is perhaps the most controversial building in Romania. Meant to be the crowning achievement of ’Civic Centre’ – Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu’s ambitious urban development plan – the Palace of Parliament represents one of the most extravagant and expensive building projects in […]
Happy birthday to my beautiful city, Bucharest ! The Old One : ….and now….