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  • 1 Stavropoleos Church Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Strada Stavropoleos 4 RO - 030083 Bucuresti

    Incorporating arabesques and volutes, the rich organic decoration of this little church's façade - a veritable "herbarium in stone" - is its most striking feature. Built a few years after the death of Constantin Brâncoveanu (1688-1714), it ..

  • 2 National Museum of Arts Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Calea Victoriei nr. 49 RO - 010063 Bucuresti

    Owing its current aspect largely to one of the fathers of "Little Paris", Paul Gottereau (1843-1904), the Royal palace has since 1948 housed the prestigious collections of the national museum of arts. After the upheaval of 1989 in which ove..

  • 3 Gallery of Romanian Medieval Art Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Calea Victoriei 49 49 RO - 010063 Bucuresti

    Under communism, numerous church buildings were destroyed. The treasures they once housed are now displayed in this museum. Unique and superb items from the 14C to the 19C; note the wooden door from Sganov church (16C), the wall paintings from Curtea..

  • 4 Gallery of Romanian Modern Art Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Calea Victoriei 49 49 RO - 010063 Bucuresti

    Inaugurated in 1834, this collection of Romanian modern art became the national picture gallery in 1864. With acquisitions from Bucharest's museums, the national bank, the Romanian academy and private bequests, it today comprises of more than 8 600 p..

  • 5 Romanian Rural Museum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    ªos. Kiseleff nr. 3 RO - 011341 Bucuresti

    This vast neo-Romanian building (1912-1939) was the Romanian communist museum from 1966 to 1990. Remodelled to focus on the riches of rural life, it is one of the country's most interesting museums, winning the European Museum of the Year award in 19..

  • 6 Lipscani District Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Strada Lipscani RO - Bucuresti

    This is an up-and-coming district where antique dealers, chic boutiques and trendy cafés are gradually edging out the old stalls and inns (like Hanul lui Manuc) once used by merchants and artisans, but a stroll through its network of little streets, ..

  • 7 Hanul lui Manuc Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Str. Francezã nr. 62 RO - 030106 Bucuresti

    Bucharest's inns bear witness to the city's merchant past, especially that of the Lipscani district. Today a hotel, Hanul lui Manuc retains its original hospitality role. It takes its name from Armenian merchant Emanuel Mârzoian (1769-1817), alias Ma..

  • 8 Romanian Athenaeum Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Str. Franklin nr. 1 RO - 010287 Bucuresti

    The jewel of "Little Paris", the Romanian Athenaeum was originally dedicated to literature but now houses the national philharmonic orchestra. In the neo-Classical style, it is topped by an imposing dome. Beneath the peristyle, five medalli..

  • 9 Village Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    ªos. Kiseleff nr. 28 RO - 011347 Bucuresti

    A fascinating insight into the architecture of rural Romania, this open-air village museum comprises of some 300 buildings (houses, barns, workshops, churches). They were rescued from around the country or are reconstructions using original methods a..

  • 10 Palace of Parliament Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    B-dul Natiunile Unite RO - Bucuresti

    The former House of the People is the ultimate symbol of the delusions of grandeur of Ceausescu. One of the largest buildings in the world, it was built in the 1980s over 5 years by 20 000 workmen and 400 architects. The dimensions are epic (45 000m2..

  • 11 Church of Doamnei Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Calea Victoriei nr. 28 RO - 030028 Bucuresti

    In the mixture of Renaissance, Baroque and Byzantine influences that constituted the Wallachian style, this delicate building has a finely worked façade. It was built at the behest of Maria Doamna, wife of prince of Wallachia Serban Cantacuzino (1683..

  • 12 Macca-Vilacrosse Passage Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Str. E. Carada/Calea Victoriei nr. 22 RO - 030027 Bucuresti

    This horseshoe-shaped covered gallery (1891) is a fine example of the buildings that so distinguished Bucharest at the end of the 19C and the beginning of the 20C, earning it the nickname "Little Paris". It has remarkable stained-glass roof..

  • 13 CEC Palace Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Calea Victoriei nr. 13 RO - 030022 Bucuresti

    In the 19C, French architects left their mark on Bucharest, most notably among them Paul Gottereau, architect to the Romanian Crown, who built this imposing neo-Classical palace nicknamed the "little palace" on account of its similarity to ..

  • 14 History Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Calea Victoriei nr. 12 RO - 030026 Bucuresti

    Established in the former Post Office (1900) in 1972, this museum has two major historical collections: the lapidarium, with plaster casts of metopes from the famous Trajan's column in Rome; and the historic treasures, including goldware from the neo..

  • 15 Metropolieli Hill Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei RO - 040163 Bucuresti

    Lying to the south of Union Square, this hill is the focus of Romanian Orthodox religious life, with a harmonious ensemble of buildings comprising the patriarchate church, the former metropolitan palace (in the Wallachian style), and the residence of..

  • 16 Patriarchate Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei 25 RO - 040163 Bucuresti

    Founded in the 17C by voivod Serban Basarab, the church backs onto Union Square, hiding its arches supported by eight spiral columns (note the unusually large space taken up by the portico). Inside, the gathered throng inhale incense-infused air and ..

  • 17 Antim Monastery Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Str. Antim nr. 29 RO - 040111 Bucuresti

    This Wallachian-style brick monastery (1715) miraculously survived the Ceausescu era's demolition programmes. The ornamentation of its façade, a delicate lacework of stone, is in stark contrast to the concrete buildings nearby. Inside, don't miss the..

  • 18 National Contemporary Art Museum (MNAC) Interesting

    Museums and art

    Calea 13 Septembrie nr. 1 RO - Bucuresti

    Since 2004, MNAC has been located in one of the publicly accessible areas of the palace of Parliament. It hosts exhibitions that make the most of the vast space available and the historic and symbolic context of the building. It also has links with m..

  • 19 Romanian Costume Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Str. Izvor nr. 2-4 RO - Bucuresti

    Housed in the palace of Parliament, this museum pays homage to Romanian folkloric tradition, displaying ceramics, rugs and regional costumes. This last category (especially those examples from the Muscel region) marries the rich diversity of ornament..

  • 20 Cismigiu Park Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    RO - Bucuresti

    The perfect place for a romantic stroll, skating or a boat ride on the lake. Ideal for lovers, Bucharest's oldest park (1854) covers 16ha at the heart of the city. The locals are very fond of it, evoking as it does a bygone era, often depicted by Rom..

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