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Bucharest Sites and Bites with Traditional Romanian Meal
"Your Bucharest tour begins in the political centre of the city Revolution Square (formerly known as Palace Square) which has witnessed most of the important events in Romanian history. It was from here in 1989 that dictator Ceausescu made his ill-advised rallying speech to a crowd that quickly turned on him instigating the Romanian revolution. Surrounding the square are several other notable landmarks including the former Royal Palace the Athenaeum concert hall and Athenee Palace the heart of espionage and intrigue in the years between the wars. And in such a historical spot
From EUR53.00
 
Communist Era Bucharest Tour
"This specialist guided tour of Bucharest centre concentrates on the recent history of the communist regime which took hold in Romania in December 1947 and lasted until the bloody revolution of Christmas 1989.Learn about life under Nicolae Ceausescu how I was sworn in allegiance to the great leader and his tyrannical wife as one of Romania's 'Pioneers' Taught to load and fire an AK-74 assault rifle (while at high school) and lived only a few miles from the heart of the uprising in Revolution Square. See my own mementos of this era and learn about life after the revolution and how Romania has changed to become the city you see today.Places o
From EUR19.00
 
Bucharest Tour by Night in a Vintage Car
"This is an interesting night tour to tell you the city stories in down town historical part as well as those to relate about the House of people known today as the Parliament Palace about the big boulevards as Unirii Balcescu Magheru and Kiseleff. We will go farther to discover Calea Victoriei the Royal Palace the Romanian Athenaeum the CEC Bank and the National History Museum.Other sightseeing parts will be the Victoria Square with the Government headquarters
From EUR105.00

Bucharest University Tips (12)

University of Bucharest (Universitatea Bucuresti)

The University of Bucharest was founded in 1864 by Alexandru Ioan Cuza, ruler of the newly united principalities of Walachia and Moldova. Work on the neoclassical building began in 1857 and finished...
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Vanity666
Sep 17, 2009

The University - a little history

The base of the University was the Princely Academy of Saint Sava, founded by Constantin Brancoveanu, ruler of Wallachia, in 1694. Lectures was written in Greek language.In 1776, Alexandru Ipsilanti,...
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codrutz
Jun 12, 2009

University Square and Bucharest University

The University Square (Piata Universitatii) is considered to be the centre of the city, even though the physical kilometer zero lies 500 m. to the South, near Sfantul Gheorghe Nou Church. This square...
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Romanian_Bat
Jan 03, 2008

Patriarhia Romana Church

This is the Patriarchal Cathedral of Romania's Orthodox Church atop of the Mitropoliei hill where the whole complex of church buildings is located. It was built in the years 1656-1658 by king...
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mvtouring
Jan 20, 2007

The University

The University of Bucharest is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Romania, and enjoys a considerable national and international prestige, acquired over almost 140 years. Its...
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codrutz
May 12, 2005

Bucharest University

This is probably the biggest university in Romania. I went here for a year studying mathematics.This is a picture of the university's main building seen from the Architecture Institute. It is the back...
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kek4la
Mar 13, 2005

University Square

This is considered by many the very center of Bucharest. The recent historical events add to its importance. Here in 21-22 december 1989, demonstrators were shot for asking for freedom. It is still...
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kek4la
Mar 08, 2005

University Of Bucharest

The University is one of the most beautiful sights that can be seen in the central University Square. It was built between 1857-1869, according to plans of Alexandru Orascu.Just near the central...
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edvin_br
Feb 22, 2005

The University of Bucharest

The University Palace, the central part of the building, located on Regina Elisa beta Bvd., has been inaugurated on 14th of December 1869. The building is now hosting the Colleges of Chemistry,...
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violeta13
Sep 23, 2004

Piata Universitatii (University Square)

Keep on strolling from Piata Romana to Piata Universitatii (University Square).Ten stone crosses on the traffic island in the middle of the blvd to pay homage to those killed during the revolution,...
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Oana_bic
Aug 30, 2004

Universitatii Square

The University Palace - erected between 1857 and 1869, according to the plans of the architect Al. Orascu, who was helped in decorating the exterior by K. Storck. In this massive construction, there...
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alirom
Mar 05, 2003

A Baroque style building - University

University Building has many statues over its walls. Easy to visit due to its place which is close to city center.
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makturk
Nov 09, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Bucharest

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Odeon Theatre

The Odeon Theatre, one of Bucharest’s leading theatre companies, was founded in 1946 as Giulesti Theatre. It moved to its current location, the Sala Majestic, in 1974. It is a repertory theatre with a...
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Orthodox Church

We discovered this beautiful church on Bdul Marasti near the Arc de Triomf. We think it is the Manistirea Casin. There was a rugby stadium nearby, too. We did not get a chance to look inside, just...
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Revolution Square - Piata Revolutiei

Today's senate building was once the building of the Central Committee of the Communist party. The first uprisings against the communist regime have started in Timisoara in mid-December...
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Old Town

As in most of the European cities, we are trying to value the oldest part of Bucharest, even if the history of the city is not as long as Rome's history. I have visited the old town less than one year...
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Herastrau Park

Bucharest's green area is a long shot away from the old town. It is a popular recreation area with the locals. The clock at the roundabout in the south has become an icon of the city, but it is only...
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Triumphal Arch - Arcul de Triumf

Bucharest's nickname is “Little Paris” and the admiration for the French capital reached its climax in the late 19th and early 20th century. It is therefore no surprise to find a copy of Paris' Arc de...
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