English Romana The first documentary evidence regarding Bucharest dates from
For the tour of the city and the short trips in the environs, here are some of the most important touristic objectives:
THE TRIUMPHAL ARCH
- a faithful copy of the Triumphal Arch in Paris, but of smaller dimensions, the monument erected in the memory of the Frist World War heroes
THE ROMANIAN ATHENEUM
- founded in 1888, it looks like a Greek temple, with ionic columns at the entrance
- it has a splendid interior, with round frescoes showing moments from Romania's history
THE NATURAL HISTORY AND NATURAL SCIENCES MUSEUM
- the oldest Romanian museum (founded in 1831)
- it hosts around 300,000 exhibits
ROMANIA'S NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART
- built between 1930 - 1937, it functioned as a royal palace until 1947; it hosts over 70,000 art objects
THE PALACE OF THE PARLIAMENT
- built between 1984-1989, it is the largest administrative building in Europe
- regarding the interior surface (265.000 square meters), it is the second largest building in the world, after the Pentagon; regarding its volume, it occupies a third place, after Cape Canaveral (USA)
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September 20, 1459.

In 1659, it became the capital of the historical province of the Romanian Country, and later, in 1862, Bucharest became the capital of Romania.

The tours of the capital and the trips in the environs can be adapted to suit your preferences.