Bucharest

👥 Population: 1.8 million

🕑 Time Zone: Eastern European Time (EET): UTC +2

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🏠 Where to live
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🚈 Getting around
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Bucharest is the largest and capital city of Romania, forming its cultural, industrial, and financial centre. Whether its cool cafes, parks, drinking gardens and more, Bucharest offers a lot to people who are willing to look past its sometimes bad reputation.

Weather

The weather in Bucharest is humid continental featuring 4 distinct seasons, including hot summers and cold snowy winters. Average summer temperature is 23°C and winter is 0°C.

Where to live

Old Town/Lipscani: Good for first timers, heart of the action. Good for shopping & nightlife. Many cafes, restaurants and bars.

Tineretului: Good for all ages and families as has lots activities, like playgrounds, rides, restaurants and more. Easy access to city centre.

Floreasca: Hip and trendy, many good restaurants and gourmet shops. More laid back and has many green areas.

Useful resources

Imobiliare

Bucharest Homes

Bucharest Apartments

Hostelworld

Airbnb

Booking.com

Groceries

Markets

Piaţa Obor

Piaţa Progresul

Piața Berceni Sud/ Străduinței/ Cultural

Supermarkets

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Profi

Carrefour

Convenience stores

Shop & Go

Carrefour Express

Getting around

From airport

Bucharest Airport

Methods: Bus, train, taxi

Within

STB

Metrorex

Methods: Bus, trolley bus, tram, metro

Uber available

✅  yes as well as Taxify, Blacklane, and local taxis

Uber price estimate

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