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Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman)

Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest, Romania
021 315 6875
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Ranked #2 of 109 Attractions in Bucharest
Type: Architectural Buildings, Symphonies, Concerts
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Murray Bridge, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This was a really awesome old building. Impressive from the outside and even more impressive on the inside.I was in awe of this concert hall. You can imagine sitting back on the luxurious chairs listening to a magical concert, in fact a friend of ours did put on their ipod with a bit of classical music and we did just... More

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Montreux, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

An extraordinary beatiful piece of architecture, great concert hall, acoustic is wonderful and usually the concerts have first level artists!

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Boekarest
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Attend a concert in this showcase concert hall in the center of the city, just across the square from the National Art Museum and next door to Hilton. Feel the sounds in the hall with the excellent acoustics surrounded by the famous fresco presenting the 2000 years of history of Romania.

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atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We arrived about 4 pm and entered through the side door. The guard was a bit surprised to see us and let us in. The ground floor is the entrance hall and was completely empty. Like almost all of the classic Romanian buildings, the whole place is in a state of disrepair, but still lovely. We climbed one of the... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you are in Bucharest do not forget to visit this unique building. If you have the chance to even listen to a concert of classical music that you usually enjoy, then it will be even better! Admire the history of the Romanian people painted inside the concert hall's circular wall and imagine the members of the rich families sitting... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The splendor of this unique architectural wonder was definitely breathtaking and the sound quality of the performance I appreciated excellent!

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Me and my friend went to listen to a classical concert in the Atheneul Roman. I recommend everybody to do this! The interior is beautiful and with classic music it is simply complete! It was worth every penny. I went there two days before and bought the tickets, simple as that. If there is no concert you should enter and... More

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Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A must see buidling (interior as well exterior) and a good place for a night out (from concerts to lectures and plays to film screenings!

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NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Amazing architecture. A little shaky on getting tickets,had the hotel do it, but it worked out. Fantastic acoustics. Well worth just a visit

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Bucharest, Romania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Just an amazing building with so much history and importance for Bucharest citizens! I really enjoyed the guided tour and I'm looking forward to assist at the Opera concerts next month! I strongly recommend the visit!

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