Bucharest – A spirited, vibrant & contrasting, old 'little Paris'
Bucharest is a city which has been through many transitions despite being relatively young in terms of European, Balkan & Middle Eastern cities. Once the residence of the infamous Vlad the Impaler, today Bucharest's cityscape is one of contrast where somewhat gaudy buildings from its recent past, like the huge Palatul Parlamentului government building of the communist-era, stand juxtaposed to a modern, cosmopolitan city embracing capitalism & developing as a burgeoning destination for visitors seeking a tactile experience, vibrant culture, remarkable history & heritage, fantastic museums, impressive architecture, incredible nightlife, trendy social scene and an under-stated elegance & charm.
Join a walking tour of Bucharest recommended by freetour.com to visit key sights including Revolution Square, Victory Boulevard, Stavropoleos Convent, 15th-century Curtea Veche Palace, the charming Eastern Orthodox Stavropoleos Church and much more while getting a real understanding of life in Bucharest, tips on local nightlife in the centre Lipscani district, hints for shopping in Calea Victoriei as well as advice on local cusine & local hotspots from your friendly free tour guide.
Bucharest is a an energetic place with a bright, forward thinking people shaping a happy future for their city and should definitely be on your city-trip list for a very rewarding, enjoyable experience.