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Among Bucharest highlights, you can admire the Romanian Athenaeum, the Palace of Parliament, Bucharest Old Town, the CEC Palace, the Arch of Triumph, and many more!
The Romanian Athenaeum
The Romanian Athenaeum, nicknamed the Romanian temple of arts, is an architectural jewel whose uniqueness and merits were recognized by the fact that it was classified as a historical monument in 2004 and it is part of the European heritage since 2007, which is granted to sites that have a strong symbolic value for European history and heritage. Located on Calea Victoriei, the Romanian Athenaeum is an important cultural center and a must-see architectural gem, but is also defined by the fact that it is one of the oldest and most important cultural institutions in Bucharest.
This edifice hosts remarkable events, such as George Enescu’s classic music festival, an international event for lovers of classical music.
Discover the big list of Bucharest Museums which includes museums such as Museum of Recent Arts, Grigore Antipa National Museum, George Enescu Museum, Ceaușescu's Mansion and more.
Grigore Antipa National Museum
Located near Piata Victoriei, on Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff Road no.1, the Antipa Museum is one of the most long-standing institutions for biodiversity research and public education in Romania. At the same time, it is one of the most appreciated museums in the country, boasting an impressive collection of extremely well-made exhibits. Established in 1834, at the request of the Great Ban Mihalache Ghica, the brother of the ruler Alexandru Ghica, the museum was initially composed only of exhibits donated by its initiator, including birds, mammals, mollusks, fish, fossils of various types, different minerals, and coins from Greek. In 2009, the Antipa museum underwent an impressive modernization, thus becoming one of the most sought-after museums in the capital city of Romania.
Bucharest memorial houses are filled with art and culture and are real hidden gems! Our list of memorial houses includes George Enescu Museum, Zambaccian Museum, Theodor Aman Museum, Dinu Lipatti House and more.
Zambaccian Museum is an art museum in Bucharest, located near Dorobanților Square, on Zambaccian Museum street, no. 21A. It is located in the former home of Krikor Zambaccian (1889 -1962), a Romanian businessman of Armenian ethnicity, reputed critic, and art collector. The museum was founded in 1947, the exhibited pieces belonging to the impressive art collection donated by Krikor Zambaccian to the Romanian state, together with the building.
The Zambaccian Museum houses over 300 objects of plastic and decorative art and is currently a branch of the National Museum of Art of Romania.
Bucharest, the capital city of Romania, has a rich history that is reflected in its impressive array of historical buildings. These structures showcase the city's diverse architectural styles, from medieval to neoclassical to art nouveau. Here are some of Bucharest's most notable historical buildings: Stavropoleos Church, People's Salvation Cathedral, National Military Circle, and many more.
Cesianu Racoviță Palace
The Cesianu Racoviță Palace, located in the heart of Bucharest, Romania, is a magnificent architectural masterpiece that showcases the city's rich cultural heritage and history. The palace was built in the late 19th century and has since been one of the most iconic landmarks in the city.
The Cesianu Racovita Palace, which has a rich past, has now been restored to a noble function: hosting works of art and an activity dedicated to the growth of the Romanian art market, namely the Artmark Gallery.
Bucharest Monuments are landmarks that showcase Romania's rich historical and cultural legacy that are found in Bucharest, the country's capital. The monuments in Bucharest provide tourists with a window into the city's past and present, ranging from historic buildings to contemporary icons. The most visited monuments are The Arch of Triumph, Memorial of Rebirth, The Monument of the Nation's Heroes, and The Monument to the Heroes of the Air.
The Arch of Triumph
The Arch of Triumph, built between 1921 and 1922 following the project of the architect Petre Antonescu, is a symbol of Romania's victory in the First World War. The edifice also symbolically links Bucharest to the old Rome - the civilization that imposed the Arch of Triumph as a symbol of victory.
The Arch of Triumph means more than the victory in the First World War, is considered the sign of the unity of all Romanians.
Going out in Bucharest is an important part of experiencing the city to its full potential. Besides visiting the amazing museums, memorial houses, and monuments in the capital of Romania, there is a large variety of restaurants, nightclubs, coffee shops and tea houses, parks, SPAs, and casinos to choose from.
After a full day of visiting Bucharest, you might want to enjoy a nice and warm meal. For this, the most famous traditional restaurant in the city is Caru' cu Bere.
Caru' cu Bere Restaurant
At the base of the identity of Caru' cu bere (The Cart with Beer) stands a history of over 130 years created by Mircea brothers. The founder Nicolae Mircea passed on to his heirs what is now one of the most successful restaurants in Bucharest, renowned among the foreign tourists as well, and a building classified as a historical monument.
Caru` cu bere is a place where you can enjoy the most delicious Romanian traditional food and enjoy a beer made from a unique, original recipe since 1879.