A stopover for most of the tourists heading to the Dracula’s land Transylvania, Romania’s capital Bucharest most certainly deserves more attention than it’s getting now.
Although Bucharest’s image to the world is that of a modern city, the soul of the city still has traditional elements intact. Amidst modern edifices, big convention facilities, cultural venues, and recreational areas, there are traditional shopping arcades and hidden gems of medieval churches tucked in the quiet corners of the urban sprawl.
Then there are gorgeous art nouveau villas that add the vintage touch to the modern cityscape of the capital. Located on the banks of the Dâmbovița River, Bucharest is slowly emerging as a tourist-favorite must visit destination. If you too are wondering why you should visit Bucharest, here are the top 11 reasons.