Attractions of BUCHAREST

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Monuments of the Romanian Orthodoxy

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  • The Romanian Patriarchy situated in the centre of Bucharest, 17th century monastery at the origin. The church, the watch’s tower and the gate survived.
  • The Antim Monastery situated in the centre of Bucharest – fortified, built in 1715
  • The Mihai Voda founded in 1591 by Voevod Michael the Brave
  • The 17th century Radu Voda Church
  • The 17th century Stavropoleos Church
  • Monuments of the Romanian Orthodoxy in Bucharest’s near vicinity
  • The Plumbuita Monastery in the vicinity of the Colentina neighborhood, built in the 16th century and fortified in the 17th century
  • The Marcuta Monastery fortified in the 16th century situated in the vicinity of the Pantelimon neighbourhood
  • The Pantelimon Monastery near Bucharest, not a monastery since the 18th century, a hotel nowadays
  • The Cernica Monastery built in 1607, built again in 1815 on Saint Nicholas Island and in 1840 on Saint George Island, with a church museum
  • The Pasarea Monastery built in 1813, also with a museum
  • The Caldarusani Monastery built in 1632, repaired later, with a church museum
  • The Sitaru Monastery built in the 17th century in the forest with the same name
  • The Snagov Monastery built in the 17th century, built again in 1516, with a fresco interior
  • The Comana Monastery – the most important monument in the Bucharest area, built in the 15th century and rebuilt in the 16th century as a fortified assembly
  • The Samurcasesti Monastery built in 1808
  • The Plataresti Monastery – fortified monastery
  • The Codreni Monastery built in the 17th century
  • The Cascioarele Monastery – fortified monastery

Historical and architectural monuments

  • The Royal Palace
  • The Cotroceni Palace – official residence of the President of Romania, includes a museum and a fortified monastery from the 17th century (a museum today)
  • The Romanian Athenaeum – 19th century
  • The Bucharest University – 19th century
  • The National Bank of Romania
  • The Savings Bank – 19th century
  • The Parliament Palace
  • The Cantacuzino Palace
  • The Palace of Justice
  • The Triumphant Arch
  • The Baratia Catholic Monastery – situated in the centre of Bucharest and built in the 17th century
  • Curtea Veche – 17th century
  • Coltea Hospital
  • Manuc’s Inn – 1808, built by Manuc Bei – today a restaurant and hotel with Romanian specific Caru’ cu Bere

Museum

  • Romania’s National Museum of History, architectural monument from the 19th century. Address: 12 Calea Victoriei, sector 3
  • Bucharest’s History and Arts Museum of History, in the Sutu Palace, built in the 19th century. Address: 3 Dr. Mihail Obendenaru Street, sector 5
  • Romania’s Art Museum. Address: 49-53 Calea Victoriei, sector 1
  • The Art Collections Museum. Address: 111 Calea Victoriei, sector 1
  • The Museum of Old Western Art “Eng. D. Minovici”. Address: 3 Dr. Niculae Minovici Street, sector 1
  • The Cotroceni National Museum. Address: 1 Geniului Bvd, sector 6
  • The National History Museum “Gr. Antipa”. Address: 1 Kiseleff Bvd, sector 1
  • The Village Museum. Address: 3 Kiseleff Bvd., sector 1
  • The National Military Museum. Address: 125-127 Stefan Furtuna Street, sector 1
  • “George Enescu” Museum. 141 Calea Victoriei, sector 1
  • The Geology Museum. 2 Kiseleff Bvd., sector 1
  • The Museum of Romanian Literature. Address: 4 Fundatiei Street, sector 1
  • “Curtea Veche” Royal Palace. 7 Iuliu Maniu, sector 3
  • The National Military Museum. Address: 125-127 Stefan Furtuna street, sector 1
  • “Theodor Aman” Museum. 8 C.A. Rossetti street, sector 1
  • “Gheorghe Tatarescu” Museum. Address: 7 Domnita Anastasia, sector 5
  • The Art Museum “Frederich Storck and Cecilia Cutescu-Storck”. 16 Vasile Alecsandri, sector 1
  • The Museum of Old Western Art “Eng. D. Minovici”. Address: 3 Dr. Niculae Minovici Street, sector 1
  • “Corneliu Medrea” Museum. 16 General Constantin Budisteanu, sector 1
  • The National Antiquities Museum. 11 C. Frimu Street, sector 1
  • The Numismatics Museum. Address: 26 I.C. Frimu, sector 1
  • “Maria and Dr. George Severeanu” Museum. Address: 26 I.C. Frimu, sector 1
  • “C.I. and C.C. Nottara” Museum. Address: 51 Dacia Bvd., sector 2
  • “Maria Filotti” Memorial Museum. Address: 12 Vasile Parvan Street, sector 1
  • “Tudor Arghezi” Memorial House. Address: 26 Martisor street, sector 4
  • “George Bacovia” Memorial House. Address: 26 I.C. Frimu, sector 1
  • The Astronomic Museum. Address: 21 Ana Ipatescu, sector 1
  • The National Firemen Museum. Address: 33 Ferdinand Bvd, sector 2
  • The Museum of the National Railway Road. 193B Calea Grivitei, sector 1
  • The Technical Museum “Prof. Eng. Dimitrie Leonida”. Address: 2 G-ral Candiano Popescu, sector 4
  • “Prof. Dr. Victor Babes” Museum. Address: 14A Andrei Muresanu, sector 1
  • “Prof. Dr. Gheorghe Marinescu” Museum. Address: 27 Iuliu Fucik, sector 2

Public interest buildings

  • The Palace Hall
  • The National Theatre
  • The Palace of Sports and Culture
  • The Exhibition Pavilion
  • Public Gardens
  • The Botanic Garden
  • The Cismigiu Garden
  • The Herastrau Garden
  • The Carol Park
  • The Youth Park
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