Bucharest's most historic street was built under Brâncoveanu's orders in 1692 to link his summer palace in Mogoşoaia, 14km northwest of...
Central Committee of the Communist Party Building
The scene of Ceauşescu's infamous last speech was on the balcony of the former Central Committee of the Communist Party building on 21...
National Art Museum
Housed in the 19th-century Royal Palace, this massive, multipart museum – all signed in English – houses two permanent galleries: one...
The historic Athenaeum is home to the respected George Enescu Philharmonic and offers a wide array of classical music concerts from...
Calea Victoriei · interesting places nearby
Rebirth Memorial information
This striking memorial, respected and reviled in equal measure, marks the dramatic events of 1989, when many people died in this area for their opposition to the Ceauşescu regime. The white obelisk piercing a basket-like crown stands on an an island in Calea Victoriei. Local wags have dubbed it the 'potato of the revolution'.