On the square’s western side, just past adjoining Piaţa Teatrul, is the simple Ethnographic Museum, housed in the baroque Toldalagi...
The dominating Orthodox Cathedral (1925–34) was designed to impress, with gold icons (as well as a politically charged mural of a...
Roman Catholic Church
Across the street from the Orthodox Cathedral is this airier, baroque-style church, which dates from 1728.
Old City Pub
This cosy wood-panelled and exposed-brick subterranean haunt draws a stew of students and moneyed urbanites. The decor is faintly...
Dona is a very tasteful, shall we say 'alpine-chic', 24-hour eatery. The menu dishes up crêpes, omelettes, grilled gypsy's nape of pork,...
Lonely Planet review
With a bright, modern interior of wood floors and retro orange glass lampshades, this place is buzzing with trendy urbanites. A delicious menu of contemporary and traditional dishes – try the chicken liver and onion (10 lei) – as well as Chinese cuisine, pizza and salads.