Theodor Pallady Museum


The Theodor Pallady Museum is housed inside the exquisite early-18th-century Casa Melik, a former merchant's house. It contains the private art collection of the Raut family, now part of the National Art Museum.

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1. Armenian Church

0.19 MILES

Along B-dul Carol I, east of Piaţa Universităţii, is the alabaster Armenian Church, which originally dates from 1781 (though this church was built in 1915…

2. Schitul Dârvari


This pretty monastery, surrounded by a lush walled garden, dates from the mid-19th century and was once the property of the private Dârvari family.

3. Church of the Icon

0.44 MILES

One of the city's best-known churches, the Church of the Icon takes its name from an icon of the Virgin Mary that was a gift from Constantin Brâncoveanu…

4. Museum of the History of Bucharest

0.62 MILES

Housed in a neo-Gothic palace built in the 1830s to host fancy balls, this small museum, facing Piaţa Universităţii, is a lovely spot with an interesting…

5. New St George's Church

0.65 MILES

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)…

6. Choral Temple

0.69 MILES

The Choral Temple, built in 1857, is the city's main working synagogue and is visually stunning inside. You'll need your passport to enter. A memorial to…

7. Great Synagogue

0.71 MILES

This important synagogue dates from the mid-19th century and was established by migrating Polish Jews; entry is free, but a donation (10 lei) is expected…