Things to see

Museums in Bucharest

Village Museum

The museum is located in the Herastrau Park and it was opened in 1936. Today, it is named after one of the museum founders, Dimitrie Gusti. This outdoor ethnographic museum will take you back in time revealing the everyday life of...

Old churches in Bucharest

Stavropoleos Church

Stavropoleos Church, located in the Old Center of Bucharest, just behind the National Museum of Romanian History, is a very old and beautiful church and a must see attraction. The church, together with other buildings that formed...

Buildings in Bucharest

Romanian Athenaeum

Meet one of the most beautiful buildings in Bucharest. This prestigious concert hall is home of George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra and George Enescu Festival, one of the most important cultural events in Europe. Opened in 1888,...

Buildings in Bucharest

Palace of Parliament

The construction of the colossal Parliament Palace (formerly known as the People's Palace) was started in 1984 under the direct supervision of the Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu. This building was supposed to be his personal residence...

Museums in Bucharest

National Museum of Romanian History

Initially intended as a home for the Central Post Office, this impressive building was built between 1894 - 1900 after the plans of the Romanian architect Alexandru Savulescu.  In 1970 the postal office was moved away and the National...

Museums in Bucharest

Museum of the Romanian Peasant

This museum will tell you everything you need to know about the Romanian peasant life. In 1996 the Museum of the Romanian Peasant received the title of European Museum of the Year making it one of Europe’s leading museums of popular...

Buildings in Bucharest

The Military Club

The Military Club is the cultural institution of the Romanian army.  This beautiful building was designed in the French neoclassic style by the architect Dimitrie Maimaroiu. The construction was started in 1911 and inaugurated a few...

Old churches in Bucharest

Kretzulescu Church

Kretzulescu Church (also spelled Cretulescu Church) was built between 1720 - 1722 in Brancovenesc style. It is an Orthodox Church and one of the oldest churches in Bucharest.  As a common practice of those times, there was an inn...

Parks in Bucharest

Cismigiu Gardens

Right in the heart of Bucharest, Cismigiu Gardens are an oasis of relaxation and tranquility. Cismigiu Park is the biggest and the most beautiful park in the city center.  The history of this park begins in 1779 when 2 fountains were...

Buildings in Bucharest

Savings Bank Palace (CEC Palace)

The Savings Bank Palace (CEC Palace) is one of the most beautiful cladiri in Bucharest. The building was completed in 1900 according to the plans of the French architect Paul Gottereau and under the supervision of the Romanian architect...

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