SAS, the largest airline in Scandinavia, offers cheap international flights to Bucharest from many destinations in Scandinavia and with connections from Europe, the US & Asia. Our city guide will help you find out what's up & the best tips from SAS crew and passengers.
Known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards, glorious Belle Époque buildings and a reputation for the high life, Bucharest, Romania's largest city and capital, is a bustling metropolis.
What's up in Bucharest
|Cool Gallery |
115 Digitally Art Gallery, the first of its kind in eastern Europe.
|World Heritage |
One does not want to miss out on UNESCO World Heritage sites. Romania has several to choose from.
|La Scena |
Have a beer at La Scena, a turn-of-the-century house that doubles as an avant-garde theater.
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|Rozalb de Mura |
9 – 11, Selari str
A fashion boutique in the Curtea Sticlarilor, the glass blowers' courtyard. High fashion that you probably didnt expect to find in Romania, but it's all happening here.
Grace, air purser
While the rest of the world thinks Dracula when they hear Transylvania, for Romanians, the region is associated with the Carpathian landscape and the rich history. Medieval fortresses, picturesque villages and scenic nature is what to expect here. Bucharest is the starting point for exploring the rest of Romania & this region should be on the top of your list.
|Parliament Palace |
In the center of Bucharest, you will find the world's second-largest building. It's huge, pompous & perhaps not very tasteful, but still impressive in all its madness. It's open to tourists every day and tour tickets are quite cheap.
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|Population: 2.6 million |
|Language: Romanian |
|Currency: Leu (RON) |
|Time zone: EET || |
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