Bucharest is probably the most architecturally interesting Balkan capital. Here successfully coexist very different periods of development – architectural and economical, clearly evident that the country and the city had a more successful history of other major cities in the region. Planned extensively, the city covers more than 2 million people and shows various interesting classic, modern, totalitarian and modern buildings and urban ensembles.
We present a short Sunday stroll through the wide center of Bucharest:
We cannot start anywhere but at Palatul Parlamentului, Palace of Parliament, the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon and a monument to the dictator Ceausescu.
classical building, the reflection of new business building being constructed in the adjacent:
bar and passage near Old Town:
Baroque building, beautifully renovated and converted into a restaurant:
Bucharest is studded with churches and Sunday morning services are heard throughout the city, with wonderful choral chants, many people prayed outside in the churchyards. Below: eclectic belltower:
Preserved modern building from the beginning of the century:
The Holocaust museum: