Bucharest | Capital under construction

The Romanian capital in the recent years is a metropolis under construction thanks to massive reconstruction projects and infrastructure. The unfinished domed buildings to house the feeding centers of the communist regime completed as the most capitalist malls. Alongside those emerging Art Nouveau gems that once made ​​the city the Paris of the East and make up tons of cement Ceausescu era.

Bucharest

Bucharest

Stroll the boulevard Calea Victoriei with the aura of grandeur of the past thanks to gorgeous conservatory Athenaeum or totally Parisian Arc de Triomphe and other Belle Époque buildings. The Soseaua Kiseleff is another important avenue. Planted with trees on both sides, will bring you to the affluent North Bucharest and the beautiful Herastrau park.

Calea Victoriei

Calea Victoriei

The Parliament is of those buildings and you might be missing watch and expropriated nearly one sixth of the city for the construction of. The medieval district Lipscani survived until today almost by a miracle, while the lovely bars and trendy shops in the narrow cobbled streets attract bohemian city youth.

Lipscani

Lipscani

Muzeul National de Arta Contemporana, is the National Museum of Modern Art, housed on 4 floors, in the back of the Parliament, which would be the private apartments of the Ceauşescu. Launched in 2004 and hosts temporary exhibitions mainly Romanian and European modern artists in completely changing the interior. Do not forget to climb the beautiful cafe on the terrace with futuristic elevator.

Muzeul National de Arta Contemporana, Museum of Modern Art

Muzeul National de Arta Contemporana, Museum of Modern Art

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By Nicole P.

Bucharest photos: Raiden2, Alexandru Marinescu, dracula stuff.

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