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Herastrau Park

 

 B-dul Aviatorilor Open all day Website Herastrau Park   “A piece of nature in the heart of Bucharest” Herastrau is a huge park with various activities available. The park itself is quite beautiful and is great for a relaxing walk. There are several restaurants and food stands of varying prices around the park. This is the location of the Hard Rock Cafe in Bucharest. There is a boat tour of the park in a large boat. See Google Maps

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Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni)

 

 Geniului bld 1 Open from Tuesday – Sunday 09.00 – 17.30 Website Cotroceni Palace   The Cotroceni Palace enjoys, when compared with all the other palaces in Bucharest, the most consistent historical background. The nowadays palace was erected in 1888, by order of Prince Carol I, who commissioned Paul Gottereau to build a royal residence, which he successfully did, lending the structure a graceful Classical Venetian style. However, a significant part of the history of the Cotroceni Palace goes back earlier than the construction of the palace proper. See Google…

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The National Museum of Art of Romania

 

 Calea Victoriei no. 49-53 Open from Wednesday – Sunday 11.00 – 19.00 Website The National Museum of Art of Romania   The National Museum of Art of Romania hosts three art galleries and has a short, but impressive royal past. The European Art Gallery, the Romanian Medieval Art Gallery and the Romanian Modern Art Gallery bring together art works exhibited in an attractive, modern manner, thus turning a visit to the museum into an enjoyable and instructive way of spending time. See Google Maps

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Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History

 

 Sos. Kiseleff 1 Open from Monday – Sunday 09.00 – 20.00 Website National Museum of Natural History   The study of biodiversity through research based on collections and the transfer of scientific knowledge to the public, for the purpose of public education and entertainment. Furthermore, the spreading of knowledge about the national and worldwide natural heritage as well as increasing the awareness of the public about contemporary environment, species and habitats conservational efforts. See Google Maps

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Village Museum

 

 Kiseleff Road 28-30 Open from Monday – Sunday 09.00 – 18.00 Website Village Museum   Muzeul Satului in Romanian is an open-air ethnographic museum at the Herăstrău Park. Giving more information about the traditional Romanian village life. The museum is over 100,000 m2, and contains 272 authentic peasant farms and houses from all over Romania. The museum was created in 1936 and representing historical houses from different areas in Romania. See Google Maps

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