As you walk through out the streets of Bucuresti, Romania, you will see museums of history and art, many beautiful gardens, and wonderful mountains and hills. You turn to the right and see the “Bucuresti History and Art Museum”, so you casually walk inside. As you go in to the great museum, you see art from painters many years ago and history of the city of Bucuresti. If you ever decide to go to Bucuresti, Romania, you need to know the history of the town, some of the great nature features, and the places you can visit.
The first thing you will want to know is the history of the town. Bucuresti was founded by a shepherd in the 1400’s, according to legend. The shepherd named was Bucur, which means “joy.” From 1400’s to the 1800’s, Romania was ruled by the Ottoman Empire and then the Russians. The town became the capital of Romania 1861.
Once you know about the history of Bucuresti, you are ready to go sight seeing… for nature. Bucuresti and Romania both have great natural beauty. From the mountains to the parks and gardens, you will never see the same beauty anywhere else. The first thing that you would want to see is the Botanical Garden. The garden first opened in 1891. It features over 5000 plants from Romania and all over the world. Along with the mountains and gardens there are also some great parks. One of the most famous is Carol I Park. Which has a great lake and a wonderful view of the town. I hope you visit some of these natural sites.
Although you may think there is nothing to do in and around the city of Bucuresti, you are wrong. You can visit many great and informative museums, like the “Art Collections Museum” and the “Minovici Museum of Ancient Western Act.” You can also try some great wine and cheese, hike mountains, and see gardens. There are many great things to do in the city of Bucuresti.
Most people won’t pick Bucuresti as their first choice of a travel destination, but I would. I hope knowing the history, some of the natural beauty and the great and wonderful things to do helps change your mind.
Bucuresti, Romania-Official Travel and Tourism; Publication- 1994 Web address— http://romaniatourism.com/bucharest.html#parks http://romaniatourism.com/bucharest.html#landmarks
World Book Student; Mostry V. -Author Publication 2015”Bucharest”