Bucharest voted amongst the top 14 most sparkling European cities you have to see at Christmas time

photo by Dan Mihai Balanescu

MSN has organized a top European cities that you have to see at Christmas time. Bucharest was chosen alongside Paris, Berlin and Budapest.

This year Bucharest was was decorated with over 3 million tiny lightbulbs for the Christmas celebrations. The decorations were set up over 29 kilometres in 52 locations.

MSN wrote

Bucharest’s University Square becomes a winter wonderland at Christmas time. If you’re lucky there’ll be snow to lend an extra touch of magic.


If you care to visit Bucharest’s Christmas light you can go on a trip around the boulevards: Magheru, Bălcescu, I.C. Brătianu, Unirii, Piaţa Unirii, Piaţa Universităţii, Piaţa Romană, Bulevardul Lascăr Catargiu, Regina Elisabeta, Piaţa Victoriei, Bulevardul Aviatorilor, Arcul de Triumf, Piaţa Arcul de Triumf, Piaţa Charles de Gaulle, Piaţa Presei Libere, Şoseaua Bucureşti – Ploieşti,  entry of DN1, Fântâna Mioriţa, Piaţa George Enescu, Centrul Istoric, Piaţa Romană, Lupoaica monument, Piaţa Constituţiei, Bulevardul Carol, Piaţa Universităţii – Piaţa Rosetti, zona Ateneu – Nicolae Golescu, Şoseaua Colentina with Şoseaua Ştefan cel Mare, Şoseaua Colentina cu Strada Doamna Ghica, Calea Moşilor cu Bulevardul Dacia, Şoseaua Mihai Bravu with Strada Baba Novac, Bulevardul Unirii with Strada Traian, Bulevardul Cantemir with Bulevardul Mărăşeşti.


photo by Dan Mihai Balanescu. Facebook page of photographer: Dan Mihai






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