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Small Group: Historic Bucharest Walking Tour
"On this walking tour you will discover the most important landmarks of Bucharest's city centre together with some hidden spots!Your private tour starts in front of the Romanian Atheneum in the Revolution Square next to the Hilton hotel. We will first have a closer look at the buildings on the Revolution Square. Just across the equestrian statue of King Carol I the first Romanian King you will have a chance to glare at the former Royal Palace now the National Arts Museum and learn about the history of the Romanian royal family. The Atheneum
From EUR25.00
 
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 City Tour by Night
"This 2-hour night drive takes you through the city center of Bucharest to discover the most interesting sites and to hear about the stories of a city also known as ""little Paris"". Highlights of this sightseeing tour:The Free Press Square The Arch of Triumph Victoriei Square Calea Victoriei Revolution Square (Romanian Atheneum Revolution’s Memorial) The Palace of Parliament
From EUR39.00

Romanian Athenaeum Tips (24)

Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Român)

Romanian Athenaeum is a beautiful concert hall in the center of Bucharest, and a landmark of the capital city. Opened in 1888, the ornate, domed, circular building is the city's main concert hall and...
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TravellerMel
Nov 08, 2012

Romanian Atheneum (Ateneul Roman)

This is Bucharest's most prestigious concert hall and one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. It was built in 1888 in neo-classical style after a design by the French architect Albert...
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Andraf
Sep 25, 2010

Ateneul Român

The Ateneul Român or Romanian Athenaeum is considered by many to be Bucharest's finest building. At sunset it is certainly attractive and the gardens in front of it are much favoured by newly-married...
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iwys
Jun 09, 2010

The Romanian Athenaeum (Atheneul Roman)

The work of French architect Albert Galleron, who also designed the National Bank of Romania, the Athenaeum was completed in 1888, financed almost entirely with money donated by the general public....
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Vanity666
Sep 17, 2009

The Concert Hall in the Athenaeum

Another picture taken with my digital phone (but is the general idea it counts, isn't it). It is taken inside the main concert hall. The hall has a total of 652 seats. Around the interior of the...
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codrutz
Jun 12, 2009

The Athenaeum: stop here for a good concert

The Athenaeum was inaugurated in 1888 and it was designed by French architect Albert Galleron (who also conceived the shapely National Bank of Romania in the Lipscani District).To experience the...
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monica71
Mar 06, 2008

Romanian Athenaeum

The most beautiful building we saw in Bucharest was the Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman), a concert hall opened in 1888 in a building designed by French architect Albert Galleron.Some of the funding...
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Dabs
Dec 03, 2007

Romanian Athenaeum

The Romanian Athenaeum is the work of French architect Albert Galleron. It was built in 1888 and was financed almost entirely with money donated by ordinary citizens during a fundraising campaign...
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frankcanfly
Oct 09, 2006

Romanian Atheneum

In front of Athenee Palace in the middle of the city Romanian Atheneum is really very beautiful and interesting building.They say that the French architecht Galleron made the work and Romanina people...
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traveloturc
Jul 04, 2006

Ateneul Roman

Possibly the finest building in the city, the Romanian Atheneum, with its sublime baroque cupola, stands proudly at the flux of the city's busiest public square, competing with the Athenee Palace...
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draguza
Jun 07, 2006

Romanian Athenaeum

With the help of an intellectual group, Constantin Esarcu, V.A.Urechia, and Dr.N.Kretzulescu are only a few of them, a monumental cultural edifice, called Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman) was built...
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surudream
Apr 12, 2005

Inside the Athenaeum

One night in a concert break I snatched a blurry picture with my phone's digital camera, but I have to take a better looking one next time.The picture shows the entrance hall, named "Rotonda", where...
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codrutz
Dec 15, 2004
 
 
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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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