Art Museum


This central museum showcases the best of modern and contemporary Romanian art, including works from Nicolae Grigorescu, Nicolae Tonitza and other luminaries of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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1. County History Museum

0.24 MILES

This sprawling museum has extensive collections on archaeology, history, natural sciences and folk art.

2. Princely Church

0.38 MILES

The unusual St George’s Church (Biserica Sfântul Gheorghe), more commonly known as the Princely Church, was built by Prince Constantin Şerban and his wife…

3. Piteşti Prison Memorial

0.53 MILES

A modest memorial marks the spot where the city's notorious prison once stood and where insidious mind-control experiments were carried out in the late…

4. Military Barracks

29.1 MILES

This small, spare museum just outside the train station contains the military barracks where former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu and his wife Elena…

5. Statue of Mihai Viteazu

29.29 MILES

A large statue of 16th-century Wallachian Prince Mihai Viteazu marks the western end of the town's central park.

6. Târgu Church

29.32 MILES

Near the restaurants on Str Alexandru Ioan Cuza is the beautiful, partially frescoed Târgu Church. Dating to 1654, it was painted during the 17th and 18th…

7. Zoo

29.33 MILES

Târgovişte's small zoo, in the park just north of the Princely Court, is surprisingly comprehensive, with some large cats, a hippo, lots of chimps and a…

8. Princely Court

29.37 MILES

The Princely Court was built in the 14th century for Mircea cel Bătrân (Mircea the Old) and remained a formal residence for Wallachia’s princes, including…