Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Bucharest

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Bucharest is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Bucharest a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Bucharest.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Bucharest:

  1. Stavropoleos Monastery

    #1 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Stavropoleos Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: Strada Stavropoleos 4, București, Romania

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns, built in Brancovenesc style, was constructed in 1724 by archimandrite Ioanichie Stratonikeas. The monastery was built around the simple inn, which eventually ...Read more

  2. The National Museum Of Art Of Romania

    #2 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    The National Museum Of Art Of Romania

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: Calea Victoriei 49-53, București 010063, Romania

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This is the country's greatest art collection. The building in which of the collection his house was built for a merchant in the 19th century. It was later used as the Royal Palace, and is one of the ...Read more

  3. Museum Of The Romanian Peasant

    #3 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Museum Of The Romanian Peasant

    Tags: Art Museum, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: Șoseaua Pavel Dimitrievici Kiseleff 3, București 011341, Romania

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    It took almost 30 years to build this structure, which was completed in 1941. The architecture is neo-Romanian. After World War 2 it served as a museum dedicated to Stalin and later the Romanian Commu...Read more

  4. Patriarchal Cathedral

    #4 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Patriarchal Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Aleea Dealul Mitropoliei 2, București 040163, Romania

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Built on top of Dealul Patriarhiei (Patriarchate Hill), the Church has been center of the Romanian Orthodox faith since the seventeenth century. Even though it has been restored multiple times most of...Read more

  5. National Museum Of Romanian History

    #5 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    National Museum Of Romanian History

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Architecture

    Address: Calea Victoriei 12, București 030026, Romania

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The museum 60 exhibition rooms cover Romanian history from prehistoric to Modern Times. There is special emphasis on the Dacian period, The transformation of culture under Roman rule, the revolution o...Read more

  6. Biserica Sfantul Antonie- Curtea Veche

    #6 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Biserica Sfantul Antonie- Curtea Veche

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Leisure, Architecture

    Address: Strada Franceza 33, București 030105, Romania

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This is the oldest church in Bucharest, completed in 1558 by Prince Mircea Shepherd, who was eventually entombed over here. For the next two centuries this was where Romanian Royals were coronated. Th...Read more

  7. Parcul Alexandru Ioan Cuza

    #7 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Parcul Alexandru Ioan Cuza

    Tags: Bar, Church, Park, Walking Area

    Address: Titan, Bucharest, Romania

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At 85 hectares this is one of the largest parks in the city. It surrounds the Lake Titan. The main attraction here are the 5 islands in the middle of the lake - Pensioners’ Island, the IOR Islan...Read more

  8. Bellu Cemetery

    #8 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Bellu Cemetery

    Tags: Religious Site, Monument, Cemetery

    Address: Sos. Oltenitei 3-5, Bucuresti, Romania

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This is the largest and most famous cemetery in the country. In use since 1858, the cemetery is popular with tourists thanks to the incredible number of historic figures and dignitaries and personalit...Read more

  9. Museum Of Art Collections

    #9 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Museum Of Art Collections

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Calea Victoriei 111, București, Romania

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The building in which the collection is housed has had a curious history. It was built as a private home in 1822, and later in the century became the seat of the Supreme Court, and in the 20th century...Read more

  10. Kretzulescu Church

    #10 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Kretzulescu Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Calea Victoriei 45, București, Romania

    This eastern orthodox church was built in central Bucharest in the Brancovenesc style. Completed in September 1722, the church has needed repairing multiple times. The 1838 earthquake destroyed the ch...Read more

  11. Rotenberg-uzunov

    #11 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
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    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: Str. Constantin Esarcu nr. 1, 010291 Bucharest, Romania

    Timings: 02:30 pm - 07:30 pm Details

    This commercial art gallery is the best place in Bucharest to pick up some terrific pieces by locals. Most of the stuff is drawings, paintings, and sculptures - tributes to the Romanian artists of the...Read more

  12. Biserica Domnita Balasa

    #12 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
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    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Strada Sfinții Apostoli 60, București 040091, Romania

    Something or the other keeps knocking this church down but they insist on rebuilding it with the same name at the same place. The first church was built in the mid-18th century (demolished), a second ...Read more

  13. Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou

    #13 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou

    Tags: Church, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Strada Lipscani, București, Romania

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This truck is of great historical importance. It is not new by any means, having been built in 1707. It's mostly popular as the last resting place of Wallachian prince Constantin Brancoveanu, whose re...Read more

  14. Radu Voda Monastery

    #14 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Radu Voda Monastery

    Tags: Monastery

    Address: Strada Radu Vodă 24A, București 040275, Romania

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The location on which this monastery has been built was significant even in prehistoric times. Excavations have revealed some of the oldest settlements in this region, dating back to the Paleolithic. ...Read more

  15. Biserica Bucur

    #15 of 40 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bucharest
    Biserica Bucur

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Strada Radu Voda 33, Bucuresti, Romania

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Legend has it that this Eastern Orthodox chapel was built by the very man from whom the city of Bucharest gets its name. There is no strong consensus on when it was built, though to church first shows...Read more

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