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The main boulevard is Victoria Avenue, adorned with beautiful buildings and offers easy access to the main areas of interest, museums, hotels and restaurants. There are several locations worth a visit like the Arcul de Triumf (Arc de Triomphe), the Palatul Regal (Royal Palace) or Ateneul Roman (the Romanian Athenaeum).
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Bucharest is the popular capital of Romania. It is the cultural, industrial and financial centre of this country. It is the largest city and situated in the south-east of the country. It lies on the banks of Dambovita River. Its architecture is a mix of historical, Communist-era and modern. Many buildings and districts were destroyed by the wars, earthquakes and Nicolae Ceaucescu's programme of systematisation but many survived. The city’s elegant architecture earned it the nickname of “Little Paris”. Tourists coming to this beautiful city make use of car rental to get the most from their visit.
Bucharest is known for its wide roads and glorious buildings. It is a very cosmopolitan city today. The House of the Free Press is an impressive edifice standing somewhat menacingly at the entrance to the capital, Casa Scanteii. It was designed by Horia Maicu and completed in 1956. It housed all the printing presses and newsrooms of the city’s media.
The Arch of Triumph was built of wood in 1922 to honour the bravery of Romanian soldiers who fought in World War I. It was designed by Petre Antonescu and is 85 feet tall. The Calea Victoriei is the oldest and perhaps the most charming street and it dates back to 1692. It was earlier paved with oak beams. During the period between the two world wars, it was developed into one of the most fashionable streets in the city. Bucharest car hire is affordable and easy to arrange and it makes it easier to see attractions such as these.
Cantacuzino Palace is a must-see for all the tourists visiting Bucharest. Grigore Cantacuzino was thought to be one of Romania's wealthiest citizens in 1899 and was the prime minister. It was his wish to have the most elegant residence which led to this palace being built. It was designed by Ion Bereindi and was built between 1898 and 1900 in a French style. Revolution Square became infamous when TV stations broadcast Nicolae Ceausescu's final moments in power on December 21, 1989. It was here that the crowd turned against him and he fled in his helicopter to be caught a few hours later.
The Royal Palace was erected between 1927 and 1937. It was home to King Carol II and his son until 1947, when the monarchy was abolished. Other places of interest are Athenee Palace Hotel, Kretzulescu Church and Royal Palace Great Concert Hall. If you have a wish list of places to visit then Bucharest car rental is the easiest way to ensure that you get to see them all.
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