New St George’s Church
The Choral Temple, built in 1857, is the city's main working synagogue and is visually stunning inside. You'll need your passport to...
Old Princely Court Church
The Old Princely Court Church, built from 1546 to 1559 during the reign of Mircea Ciobanul (Mircea the Shepherd), is Bucharest’s oldest...
Museum of the History of Bucharest
Housed in a neo-Gothic palace built in the 1830s to host fancy balls, this small museum, facing Piaţa Universităţii, is a lovely spot...
Run by students, this club is a classic and beloved by all who go there. Indie pop-rock tunes play until very late Friday and Saturday...
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New St George’s Church information
The New St George’s Church dates from 1699 and is significant primarily as the burial place of Wallachian prince Constantin Brâncoveanu (r 1688–1714). Brâncoveanu was captured by the Turks in 1714 after refusing to take part in the Russo-Turkish War (1711). He and his four sons were taken to Istanbul and beheaded.