Bucharest is the capital city and the cultural, industrial, and financial hub of Romania. It is located between Transylvania’s Carpathian Mountains and the Black Sea. Situated in south-eastern Romania, the city offers lovely neo-classical buildings and wide tree-lined boulevards. This is the largest city in Romania. On the banks of the Dâmbovia River, Bucharest offers convention facilities, educational facilities, cultural venues, shopping arcades, and recreational areas.
Bucharest is the Romanian location for most of the multinational companies in the country. The capital is also the first choice for the outsourcing industry. Among the largest outsourcers in the city are Genpact, Wipro, Stephanini IT Solutions, Gecad Cvantage, Accenture, HP, Siemens, Bosch, IBM, Conectys, APT, WNS, and Teleperformance. Bucharest supports the outsourcing industry and offers many choices for serviced offices.
Entertainment And Dining Out
As home to Romania’s best museums, Bucharest features such gems as the Gallery of Romanian Modern Art. On display is a gallery of Romanian modern art that includes over 8,000 paintings and 2000 sculptures. Represented artists include Theodor Aman, Nicolae Grigorescu, Ion Andreescu, Stefan Luchian, Constantin Brâncusi, Dimitrie Paciurea, Victor Brauner, and Marcel Iancu. Restaurants in Bucharest include fine dining and local favourites. There is Balthazar, located near many of the embassies in east Bucharest, this restaurant offers French and Thai fusion cuisine. The setting, in a restored villa, is fantastic. Casa Doina is housed in an extensively restored 19th-century villa near the ’Arc de Triumf’ in north Bucharest. This luxury Romanian dining opportunity offers an extensive gourmet menu including polenta, stuffed grape leaves, and grilled fillets to name but a few.
Most international flights in and out of Bucharest use the Henri Coanda Airport. Romania’s national airline is Tarom (Transporturile Aeriene Române). Other airlines servicing this Romanian city include British Airways, KLM, Alitalia Express, and Wizz Air to name a few. In Romania, Drum National roads are the main thoroughfares and European routes. The Drum Judetean offers a selection of county routes. Bucharest has an extensive public transport system. The metro has four lines (M1, M2, M3, M4) and covers the city quite extensively.