Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Bucharest

Bucharest is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bucharest one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bucharest is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bucharest or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bucharest. Explore the historical monuments of Bucharest with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bucharest guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bucharest page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Bucharest with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Palace Of Parliament

    #1 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Palace Of Parliament

    Tags: Palace

    Address: Strada Izvor 2-4, Bucuresti, Romania

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

    Possibly there's no other single civic building that is simultaneously a country's grandest architectural achievement and most reviled public monument. Built by the megalomaniacal communist dictator N...Read more

  2. Lipscani

    #2 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Lipscani

    Tags: Streets

    Address: Lipscani, Bucharest, Romania

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Lipscani refers to both the street and the district which takes its name from that street, in Bucharest's Old Town. The architectural styles of the buildings and the overall look of the street is a pe...Read more

  3. Arcul De Triumf

    #3 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Arcul De Triumf

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: Piața Arcul de Triumf, București, Romania

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Arch you see here today was the third one built on the site. The first one was buried in a rather hurried manner to make sure Romanian troops could pass under it after winning Independence in 1878...Read more

  4. Calea Victoriei

    #4 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Calea Victoriei

    Tags: Streets

    Address: Calea Victoriei, Bucharest

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is the city's most historically famous and beautiful street. It became famous when in the 17th century it was paved over with wood. The reason for this was during rainy seasons, especially spring...Read more

  5. Cotroceni Palace

    #5 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Cotroceni Palace

    Tags: Museum, Tour, Historical Site, Palace

    Address: Bulevardul Geniului 1, Bucuresti, Romania

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    This is the official residence of the president of Romania and also the location of the the National Cotroceni Museum. The first building on the site was a monastery built in the seventeenth Century. ...Read more

  6. Carol Park

    #6 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Carol Park

    Tags: Park, Arena, Castle, Monument

    Address: Sector 4, Bucharest, Romania

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Also known as Liberty Park, this park doubles as a historical monument in remembrance of socialist militants. It is famous for the tree-lined esplanade that courses through and around it's shimmering ...Read more

  7. Bellu Cemetery

    #7 of 15 Historical Places 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

  8. Coltea Hospital

    #8 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Coltea Hospital

    Tags: Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Bulevardul Ion C. Brătianu 1, București, Romania

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Visitors to the city are usually disappointed when they find out they cannot enter this grand building. It is the oldest Hospital in Bucharest and was built in 1704 by Christian scholar and philanthro...Read more

  9. Museum Of Art Collections

    #9 of 15 Historical Places 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. Curtea Veche

    #10 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Curtea Veche

    Tags: Ancient Ruin

    Address: Str. Franceza nr. 21-23, Bucharest, Romania

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

    The old princely court isn't nearly as impressive to look at as the nearby Curtea Veche Church. But as far as sheer mystique goes, it's much more interesting. You see, the palace was built in 1459 on ...Read more

  11. Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou

    #11 of 15 Historical Places 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

  12. Pasajul Macca-vilacrosse

    #12 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Pasajul Macca-vilacrosse

    Tags: Walking Area, Streets

    Address: Pasajul Macca, Bucharest 030058, Romania

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This historical passage was completed in 1891. It's basically a simple forked street arcade with a yellow glass ceiling that lets in natural light and keeps out the rain. Once upon a time it was the l...Read more

  13. Templul Coral

    #13 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Templul Coral

    Tags: Religious Site, Synagogue

    Address: Strada Sfanta Vineri 9, Bucuresti, Romania

    Timings: 10:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    This jewish synagogue was established in 1864 in comme. For the Jewish community of Bucharest it is the largest place of worship, and one of the only few active places of worship in Romania. Services ...Read more

  14. Palatul Primaverii

    #14 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Palatul Primaverii

    Tags: Palace

    Address: Bulevardul Primăverii, București, Romania

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

    The reviled dictator Nicolae Ceausescu lived in this palace for twenty-five years with his wife. It is lavishly decorated, and is perhaps the most ostentatious home any dictator ever built for himself...Read more

  15. Storck Museum

    #15 of 15 Historical Places in Bucharest
    Storck Museum

    Tags: Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Strada Vasile Alecsandri 16, București, Romania

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

    In Bucharest, the name Storck refers to the three generations of renowned artists from the 19th to 20th centuries, of which the most famous was Cecilia Cutescu-Storck. Over 150 of her works are displa...Read more

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