Meet the capital of Romania, Bucharest in half a day The legend says that a shepherd called Bucur, coming down from the mountain with his sheep, found here a nice spot between two rivers, Colentina and Dimbovita, which was a perfect place for him to settle. At first, he built a church, Bucur's church, then around this church developed a small village. Taking advantage of the friendly environment, the small village became along the centuries the nowadays city, one of the most interesting in Central Europe. From early spring to late autumn the whole city is in bloom, that why Bucharest it is known as the city of gardens. The tour will take you on the main boulevards to the ancient and newest sites of the city.