Bucharest is a large city with an expansive region. The region of Bucharest contains a few suburbs and nearby towns as well as several small lakes, including a manmade one. If you venture to visit Bucharest, you can go to the Mogoşoaia Palace, just outside the city. You may also follow the legend of Dracula by heading for Snagov. Dracula’s grave is here, according to ancient legends. Nevertheless, no visit to the region is complete without a visit to Bucharest. There are many Bucharest attractions to see in the city. You may want to wander the tree-lined streets, promenade the lakes or admire the Modernist buildings of I.C. Iancu. Other Bucharest sights are the Stavropoleos Church (1724) and the National History Museum in the former Post Office Palace. Bucharest culture finds reflection in the many palaces including the Cotoceni Palace (1893), the Patriarch’s Palace (1875) and the Victoria Palace (1935) as well as in its many museums. Things to do in Bucharest incorporate visiting these museums as well as visiting the botanical gardens. As for shopping in Bucharest – simply go to the Boulevard Lascar Cataglu.