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Highlights Walking Tour of Bucharest
"Bucharest is a city of strong contrasts - a relatively young city with old mentalities; right at the gates of the Orient hopelessly influenced by the West and belonging in fact to neither.This is the perfect introductory tour for every newcomer.Bucharest is Romania’s vibrant capital city filled with a mishmash of grand historic buildings brutal Communist apartment blocks and emerging 21st century designs.Your tour will begin in the political center of the city Revolution Square. Formerly known as Palace Square it has witnessed many of the most important events in Romanian history. It was from here in 1989 that dictator Ceaucescu 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 Atheneum Concert hall and Athenee Palace Hilton
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Panoramic Private Tour of Bucharest with a Vintage Car
"Embark on a two hour private tour of Bucharest with a vintage car and discover the main attractions of Bucharest such as: - Coltea the oldest hospital in Bucharest - University of Bucharest National Theatre and Intercontinental Hotel the tallest hotel in Bucharest built in 1970- Kiseleff Road the Romanian Bois de Boulogne- The Arch of Triumph and the soviet building known as the Free Press House- Victoriei Avenue
From EUR110.00
 
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

National Theatre Tips (12)

Great Buildings - The National Theatre

Across the Nicolae Balcescu Avenue from the University building, behind a park, there is the National Theatre, which has a story of its own. The National Theatre was inaugurated in 1852 and it lay in...
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Romanian_Bat
Jan 02, 2008

National Theater

The stocky building sitting on one of the corners of University Square is the National Theater. It was built in 1973 after plans by a group of Romanian architects. The old building of the National...
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Andraf
Sep 27, 2006

National Theatre

The National Theatre was built in 1973, but its exterior was entirely reshaped in the 1980s. Inside there are three auditoriums: the Sala Mare is the largest one, the Sala Amfiteatru and the Sala...
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Manara
Apr 30, 2010

National Theatre

The National Theatre in Bucharest is the most important theater in Romania. There are three halls: The Great Hall, The Amphitheater Hall and The Studio Hall (Sala Atelier).The history of the building...
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codrutz
Jun 12, 2009

National Theatre

National Theatre is a more modern building then other important institutions in Bucharest, also in the center of the city, and it's the center of all the theatre events, sometimes concerts, various...
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Aurorae
Jul 20, 2004

National Theatre

The National Theatre was constructed between 1846-1852,competing with the Vienna's Opera not only through its size and beauty but also through its acustic.the building was partially destroyed during...
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alirom
Mar 05, 2003

The National Theatre

Bucharest had always been a center of culture. The old National Theatre (a beautiful classical building) was opened 1852 near the Telephone Palace, at Calea Victoriei. It was bombed out during the...
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edvin_br
Jan 30, 2005

Teatrul National

The Bucharest National Theatre (Romanian: Teatrul Naþional "I. L. Caragiale" Bucureºti) was founded in 1852, its first director being Costache Caragiale. It became a national institution in 1864 by a...
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draguza
Jun 04, 2006

Teatrul National (National Theatre)

The building that you see today is replacing the Old National Theatre that unfortunately was destroyed by Ceausescu. Not too many people like the new building since it really strikes you as something...
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monica71
Mar 20, 2008

Ateneul Român

Due to time limitations, I was not able to attend a performance. This building however, I do believe, is gorgeous inside and out, this 19th-century concert hall, home of the George Enescu Philharmonic...
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mvtouring
Jan 20, 2007

National Theatre (Teatrul National)

Three auditoriums host professional domestic and foreign plays by a broad selection of both classical and contemporary Romanian playwrights. The theatre's Big Hall (Sala Mare), hosts the grand...
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Vanity666
Sep 17, 2009

....National theatre...

The Romanian theatre house has a fascinating history. Initially, the building was located on the historical Calea Victoriei (Victory Avenue) but last century's wars destroyed it. However, art was not...
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Lucky79
Mar 10, 2003
 
 
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"A Thrill, a Challenge, a Laughter"
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"About my homecity - Bucharest"
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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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