The Athenee Palace has been one of Bucharest’s finest hotels for more than 100 years. It is a living piece of the city’s history - it dates from 1914. Books have been written about the goings on at this place (the best of which is Rosie Waldeck'
The first skyscraper to be built in Bucharest (from 1968-71), this is still the tallest hotel in the city (complete with a swimming pool and – during the summer, sun terrace - on the top floor). The InterContinental was the first major five-star
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
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
Anyone who still thinks that Bucharest is a city of concrete and cement has clearly never been to the city’s lung, the incomparable Herastrau Park. Quite simply, this glorious park, spread over 187 hectares around Herastrau lake is one of the jewels in B
The country's largest, and most impressive art collection is housed inside the splendid former Royal Palace, first built in 1812 as a private home by the wealthy trader Dinicu Golescu. When his sons fell into financial ruin some years later, they were
Outstanding. Founded by Royal Decree in 1936, and covering some 15 hectares on the shores of Lake Herăstrău, Muzeul Satului is one of the greatest outdoor museums in the Balkans. There are more than 60 original houses, farmsteads, windmills, watermill
The beautiful, monumental and simply superb Neo-Classical building that houses Romania's National History Museum was constructed from 1894-1900 to the designs of local architect Alexandru Săvulescu. It originally served as the headquarters of Poşta R