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  Carpe diem: Bucharest
The population of Bucharest was of a quarter of the one of Paris.
The boulevards of Bucharest are cut from the North to the South and from the East to the West.
Bucharest is surrounded by lakes and forests with old palaces and monsteries situated near by them.
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 Bucharest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bucharest is situated in the southeastern corner of the Romanian Plain, in an area once covered by the Vlăsiei forest, which, after it was cleared, gave way to a fertile flatland.
The Municipality of Bucharest, along with the surrounding Ilfov county, forms the Bucharest development region, which is equivalent to NUTS-II regions in the European Union and is used by the European Union and the Romanian Government for statistical analysis and regional development.
Bucharest's population experienced two phases of rapid growth, the first in the late 19th century, when the city grew in importance and size, and the second during the Communist period, when a massive urbanisation campaign was launched and many people migrated from rural areas to the capital.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bucharest   (6787 words)

  
 BUCHAREST - LoveToKnow Article on BUCHAREST
Bucharest is often called The Paris of the East, partly from a supposed social resemblance, partly from the number of its boulevards and avenues.
Bucharest is the winter residence of the royal family, the meeting-place of parliament, and the seat of an appeal court (Curtea de A pel), of the supreme court (Curtea de Casatie), of the ministries, the national bank, the bank of Rumania, many lesser credit establishments, and a chamber of commerce.
During the 18th century the possession of Bucharest was frequently disputed by the Turks, Austrians and Russians.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BU/BUCHAREST.htm   (1510 words)

  
 Bucharest travel guide - Wikitravel
Bucharest is Romania's capital and largest city, as well as the most important industrial and commercial center of the country.
Bucharest is divided in 6 official districts (sector, plural sectoare), numbered from 1 to 6, each has its own mayor and council.
Bucharest has a very complex network of buses, trams and trolleybuses which is, at first glance, fairly confusing to the tourist.
wikitravel.org /en/Bucharest   (1484 words)

  
 Bucharest  Romania - In Your Pocket
Bucharest, our home for better or worse, is the kind of city for people who know that an Ipod is just a Sony Walkman with a few extra knobs and whistles.
Bucharest In Your Pocket has been publishing the best guide to this unique city (a cross between the socialism of Warsaw and the chaos of Cairo, as it was once described) for six years.
Bucharest to us is an unpretentious city, which, despite the best efforts of its citizens, remains a bit of a tip.
www.inyourpocket.com /romania/bucharest/en   (502 words)

  
 Bucharest. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1698 the city became the capital of Walachia under Constantine Brancovan; after the union (1859) of Walachia and Moldavia it was made (1861) the capital of Romania.
The Treaty of Bucharest (1913) stripped Bulgaria of its conquests in the Second Balkan War (see Balkan Wars).
Bucharest served as headquarters of the Cominform from 1948 to 1956.
www.bartleby.com /65/bu/Buchares.html   (373 words)

  
 BUCHAREST, Romania - Official Travel and Tourism Information: hotels, restaurants, maps - Harta Bucuresti
Bucharest is one of the few cities in east-central Europe with gambling.
Bucharest has 37 museums, 22 theaters, opera houses and concert halls, 18 art galleries, lots of libraries and bookstores.
Bucharest's Village Museum of Folk Art, about one square mile in size, is a fascinating outdoor museum that displays more than 300 wooden and stone buildings that reflect the history and diversity of Romania's rural architecture and design from all regions of the country.
www.romaniatourism.com /main.html   (1029 words)

  
 Bucharest Mall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bucharest Mall is a modern shopping mall located in Bucharest, Romania, located near the Dudeşti and Văcăreşti neighbourhoods.
Located on Calea Vitan approximately 1 km outside Bucharest's historic center, the mall now stands in dynamic contrast to the undistinguished communist-era architecture that surrounds it.
The Bucharest Mall tenants include some 70 stores, including a large supermarket, over 25 restaurants and cafes, a ten-screen cinema multiplex, a bowling alley, a child-care center, a video arcade, a public library, and an exhibition space for young artists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bucharest_Mall   (254 words)

  
 Tourism in Romania
Despite the massive reconstruction of the 1980s, Bucharest remains a Garden City, leafy and pleasant, with cafes open on sidewalks in the summer, and with boats on its lakes and rivers.
Bucharest's museums are a destination in themselves, especially the open-air Muzeul Satului (Village Museum) in the Herastrau Park near the Arcul de Triumf.
Bucharest is surrounded by forests and lakes; ancient Palaces and Monasteries are set amongst them.
www.turism.ro /english/bucharest.php   (729 words)

  
 Bucharest hotels - Hotel accommodation in Bucharest, Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All Bucharest hotel reservations are handled by real people who have knowledge of each of our centrally located Bucharest hotels and are able to offer advice and guidance.
Bucharest's first international hotel provides its guests with the level of service and comfort that comes hand in hand with the name Inter-Continental.
The Continental hotel Bucharest is located in the town center, in the vicinity of the former Royal Palace and buildings pertaining to the financial district.
www.bucharest-hotels-reservation.com   (1085 words)

  
 Bucharest to host its first ever CowParade - Wikinews
Bucharest, the capital of Romania, will become the first southeastern European city to host CowParade.
Between June 1 and the end of August this year, the city will be flooded by herds of decorated cow sculptures, exhibited at well-known landmarks, such as The Palace of the Parliament, Europe's largest building, as well as on the streets and outside metro stations.
Bucharest was chosen from over 500 other candidate cities and has waited for the event for a couple of years.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Bucharest_to_host_its_first_ever_CowParade   (400 words)

  
 Romania: Bucharest practicalities
Bucharest is a very hard city to drive in (potholes, irregular cobblestones, aggressive drivers, beggars at traffic lights, lack of parking) and it is compact enough that you will probably be on foot most of the time.
Bucharest beggars can be a bit persistent, but almost all will settle for very small amounts of money: 1000 lei (about 3 US cents) or almost any item of food is typically (though not always) well received.
While Bucharest undoubtedly has a few outlying neighborhoods to avoid (especially to the south), nothing very bad is anywhere near the center of the city or any of the tourist attractions.
www.speakeasy.org /~jmabel/travels/bucguide.html   (6504 words)

  
 Bucharest Hotel and Travel, Bucharest Romania Hotel and Travel Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bucharest Romania Hotel and Travel Guide - When you reach the capital of Romania, there are plenty of monuments to spend the day admiring, lively restaurants to pleasure your palate.
Bucharest offers many attractions that await your arrival and are sure to put a smile on your face.
If you bring a camera along, there are many sights begging for a place in your photo album as you collect enough visuals to retell the story of your trip.
www.bucharesthotelandtravel.com   (352 words)

  
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Despite the massive reconstructions of the 1980s, Bucharest remains a Garden City, leafy and pleasant, with pavement cafes open in the warm summer, and boating on its lakes and rivers.
The name Bucharest derived from the word 'bucur' or 'joyful' and, like most European cities, it has had decades of joy, decades of greatness and decades of grief.
The grounds of the gardens, with their lake, lawns and statues have an agreeably period feel - they date from the 1860s - and are favoured by Bucharest citizens for a stroll on sunny days.
www.gepa-group.ro /bucuresti.htm   (2279 words)

  
 Bucharest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bucharest In Your Pocket: City guide to Bucharest with advice on visas, how to get there, where to stay, and what to see and do.
Caro Club Hotel - Bucharest: A 3 star hotel located at 4-5 kilometers from the center of Bucharest and at exactly 14 kms distance from Otopeni airport.
Hotel Triumf - Bucharest: A 2 star hotel placed in a picturesque environment near the Triumph Arch in Bucharest.
www.teleactivities.net /directory/regional/countries/romania/cities/bucharest.htm   (364 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: bucharest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bucharest Vacations Compare prices, read user reviews of hotels and search for travel deals to Bucharest.
Bucharest car rental June 3rd, 2006 Bucharest rent a car, rent a car in Bucharest,Romania, rent a car without driver.
Bucharest Hotels Low discount rates on your hotel in Bucharest.
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 BBW
Bucharest Business Week (BBW), the most read English-language business and financial newspaper in Romania, will organize its prestigious annual Austrian Conference and Awards.
Bucharest Business Week the most read business and financial English-language newspaper in Romania and a national and international event organizer, together with Advent International and HVB Bank Romania, will organize the annual event entitled Constanta Power Breakfast.
Bucharest Business Week will debate, together with representatives of Constanta business community and local authorities, a range of economic aspects and business opportunities.
www.bbw.ro   (443 words)

  
   Romania - In Your Pocket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bucharest - Hotels - Cream of the Crop
Set in the quiet and leafy north of the city, this is another of the city's top hotels.
Built in 1912 on the site of Hanul Gherasi, and designed by the French architect Teophile Bradeau, the Athenee Palace was completely refurbished in the 1990s when it became part of the Hilton group.
www.inyourpocket.com /Romania/Bucharest_home.shtml   (349 words)

  
 Bucharest Hotels, Bucharest Travel Guide, Map
Bucharest (Bucuresti, Bukarest), Romania Capital is a beautiful city with parks, nice palaces and museums.
Bucharest is famous for its very intensive night life.
Romanian people is a latin one and the romanians love to live the life.
bucharest.8k.com   (425 words)

  
 Bucharest Accommodation, Accommodation in Bucharest
Unlike most of Bucharest apartment online reservation agencies, we make sure that our short term apartments have the most reasonable prices all year long.
We feel it is very important to start your day in Bucharest in the most comfortable way and would therefore like to offer you our transfer service from Bucharest airport or any railway station to your chosen accommodation.
Our Bucharest apartment rentals start from €40, and the rates are per apartment, not per person.
www.in-bucharest.com   (343 words)

  
 Bucharest-online.com - Your Virtual Guide in Capital of Romania
You can choose any review, which is of interest for you, and your actual movements round Bucharest in real life will become much simpler; furthermore you will be able to choose the most spectacular routes.
Located at the crossroad of great empires, with a tumultuous history, Bucharest is a town, if not monumental, then certainly full of historical and architectural monuments.
If you are interested in the way business is done in Romania, if you travel in Bucharest with business, we offer you all you need to be informed on the general Romanian business environment.
www.bucharest-online.com   (463 words)

  
 Bucharest apartment, Bucharest hotel, Romania apartment, bucharest apartment accommodation Bucharest rent
Bucharest apartment rent is the best option while in Bucharest.
When you rent Bucharest apartmetn don`t forget to mention your flight to Bucharest number and arrival hour to Bucharest airport, if you wish to pick you up there.
Bucharest rent - All our apartments from Bucharest are newly renovated and decorated in a very rafined style.
www.finitconsult.ro   (380 words)

  
 Bucharest Travel Guide | Fodor's Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
True or not, the name Bucuresti was first officially used in 1459, by Vlad Tepes, the real-life Dracula (known as Vlad the Impaler for his bloodthirsty habit of impaling unfortunate victims on wooden stakes).
The city gradually developed into a place of bustling trade and gracious living, with ornate and varied architecture, landscaped parks, busy winding streets, and wide boulevards.
After decades of neglect, Bucharest no longer can claim the title "Paris of the East," though hints of its past glory remain.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=bucharest@36   (160 words)

  
 Bucharest hotels, Rent a Car, Bucharest tour, Romania hotel reservation and tours
Delta Travel Services is specialised in travel service in Bucharest, but provides accommodation and other services also in the whole Romania.
See Bucharest with your own expert tour guide.This is the best way to see all famous attractions of the city, exterior of famous buildings and palaces, Dambovita river, museums and The Parliament House (Ceausescu's House), the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon.
Delta Travel Services is a travel and transport company since 1998, offering transport services in Bucharest and Romania.
www.deltatravel.ro   (688 words)

  
 Bucharest hotels - HotelNet.ro offers hotels in Bucharest - discount rates and customer support
All hotel reservations are handled by real people who have knowledge of each hotel in Bucharest and are able to offer advice and guidance.
Right in the center of Bucharest, Central hotel is located near the City Hall and the Cismigiu central park.
The modern NH Bucharest Hotel is situated in the heart of Bucharest's financial district
www.hotelnet.ro   (441 words)

  
 Bucharest Hotels Reservation
Short description: The hotel is located in the very heart of the city center and is overlooking the entire Bucharest offering the guests breathtaking panoramic views.
As far as Bucharest is concerned, at the present date, Sky Gate Hotel is the best specific offer.
The hotel was in the centre Bucharest, the room was very clean.
www.all-bucharest-hotels.com   (177 words)

  
 apartments Bucharest 30Euro/night accommodation Bucharest
All the apartments are located in the very center and central area of Bucharest, and are fully furnished, with all the amenities.
The apartments are at a three stars hotel standard, fully renovated and furnished, are fitted with queen size beds, cable TV, and have kitchens fitted with refrigerators and gas cookers (with stove).
We also provide for you fresh bed sheets and towels needed for your stay in Bucharest.
www.bucharest-apartments.ro   (240 words)

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