On the eastern side of the square is the seat of the Romanian government, the Palatul Victoriei, built in the 1930s. The square is also the starting point of Calea Victoriei, Bucharest's most famous street: a stroll along its considerable length is well recommended. You can read more about Calea Victoriei here.
In terms of artistic importance the collections here are second only to those at the National Museum of Art. Firstly, however, a few words about the building. The Casa Romanit was constructed in 1822 as a private residence, before being bought b
Half-way along Calea Victoriei, a pleasant walk to both Piata Victoriei and Piata Universitatii, the Golden Tulip is a fine hotel that makes great use of the space available. The bathrooms for example are not huge but feel far bigger than they a
Packed with exhibits (including the obligatory Jurassic skeletons), the Antipa will keep kids of all ages - and their parents - occupied for a good couple of hours. There are all sorts of hands-on, interactive displays, as well as 3D films, artificial
The Peasant Museum itself is currently closed, but its shop remains open, selling an outstanding selection of souvenirs and gifts. Of particular note are the traditional peasant clothes, as well as the painted glass icons and naive art. Not cheap, but it
Maps can often reveal a country's history better than any other form of record, and that's certainly the case with Romania. This fascinating, extensive collection, displayed in a wonderful early 20th century house in one of the most prestigious locations
An amazing restaurant. Located in a large, stylish and gorgeously eclectic 1880s villa on Calea Victoriei - which has been given a contemporary twist - this amazing restaurant is even more special than ever before. The menu changes with the seasons - eve
Fresh, healthy and organic bites made with love and attention to detail. Passion for great food is what drove the owners of this place to create this great little place in the heart of Bucharest, just off Piata Victoriei. Yes, there is amazing soup - a