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Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 315 6875
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A special thing is that few people knows that the Romanian Atheneum was built with money from a public subscription, after the organization of a national lotteries (500,000 tickets); the call addressed to the citizens sounding as a nice one, through a popular slogan really...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful building inside and outside. We were lucky to find some last minute tickets for a piano concert in one of the small studios, and for a really small price (around 8 euro).

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Veronika433
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must go and see the inside of this building, it is stunning! The ticket entrance costs 10lei and is worth it! The entrance for the visit is around the side of the building, and you go right into the concert hall. It’s quite small...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I attended a conference here and I was in awe. Such a beautiful place - maybe the most wonderful in the country. It reminded me of Opera Garnier from Paris

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kitty_2oo6
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most iconic buildings of Romania, the Athenaeum is gorgeous inside and out. The ticket costs only 10 lei (2.30 euros, or 2.5 USD), and you can admire the most beautiful concert stage in Romania, plus a circular fresco that tells the history...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank romaniarediscovered
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly this time we were not able to see any performances here this time but the building and its interior are as stunning as ever and a must see for visitors who enjoy a little culture.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank V5287VYjohnh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very rude staff, very not attentive to the customer who still brings him money, especially the tourist should be treated very well. You only have access to the concert hall, only one room, wonderful!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ilaviv96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous and an absolute must to visit when coming in Bucharest. Check the visiting program for beautiful exhibitions.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ralucag143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The great room should probably be refurbished but the atmosphere is there. Seats are old and a little uncomfortable but like in the past. Classic music is still alive in Romania and it's a good thing

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chris4810
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is a masterpiece of architecture! I loved it, in an area of the city full of architecture jems like this, easily accessible and to walk to.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Flora K
December 29, 2018|
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Response from graden2018 | Reviewed this property |
Due to the fact that is holiday I am not sure about working hours. Nevertheless, please find bellow some contact information so you can ask: Adress: Str. Franklin nr. 1-3, sector 1, Bucuresti Tel: +40 21 315 0024 , +40 21... More
Roberta S
September 20, 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.
February 23, 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.