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Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest, Romania
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The Romanian Athenaeum is a concert hall and a landmark of the Romanian capital city opened in 1888. In front of the building is a small park and a statue of Romanian poet Mihai Eminescu.The auditorium seats about 600 persons. Recognized as a symbol of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everyone who travels to Bucharest must see the Romanian Athenaeum, and if possible, enjoy the impeccable acoustic in the concert hall while watching the George Enescu Symphony Orchestra performs. If unable to get a concert ticket, you can pay 10 leu to visit the concert...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building was built at the end of the 19th century, with the a public subscription money, down town, close to the Royal Palace (today : National Art Museum). Is one of the emblematic construction of Bucharest, and also a music hall with an excellent...More

Thank Draghici M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb building, both outside architecture and interior paintings and decorations. Amazing central halls.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unique and very interesting place to visit. I found it quite unexpected. 1888 completed with remarkable circular painting of Romanian history inside. A must to see

1  Thank Jonmun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice building for photos, easy to reach and one of the most visited and photographed buildings of bucharest

Thank Dimitris A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed just across the street and couldn't resist admiring it every time I walked passed it. Next time I m in town I 'll make sure to book tickets to a concert there, the inside is even more beautiful than the outside.

Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the prettiest buildings in Bucharest and the classic music concerts it helps are a must.

Thank MarinaA2824
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was told there were murals inside, but it was not possible to enter the time I walked past this building. But it was quite nice from the outside.

Thank Mattias S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lobby and staircases. It is in a bit of a state of disrepair, ie plaster peeling from the walls. It cost approximately $2.50 per person. It is inexpensive, but you are only allowed to see the lobby which is a disappointment. The entrance is...More

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Roberta S
21 September 2018|
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Response from gil_inacio | Reviewed this property |
You need to check their website for the calendar show. Some shows you cannot buy online and you have to go there in person. Call them to know when the tickets for the show you are interested are available.
24 February 2018|
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Response from Y8167DPsarahh | Reviewed this property |
Just go round the side to the ticket office. You can possibly do it online too, but we found it easier to do it in person.
8 March 2015|
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Response from steve g | Reviewed this property |
the website has all the information. I tried to put a link on here but it's not allowed!