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Reviewed 2 days ago

An elegant landmark in downtown Bucharest that is the symbol of the city; visit the inside or better still go to an event so that you can admire the lavish interior and the impeccable sound of the concert hall

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GenHan
Reviewed 5 days ago

Romanian Athenaeum - Unique in Romania. The experience of listening at least once in a lifetime to a concert at Athenaeum. I recommend it to everyone. I do not want to write about the history of the building, because it's been done by thousands of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alexandra s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit the Athenaeum inside as well, and the porter even introduced us with a little bit of the building's history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nicob9511
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive interior decoration with the lobby as well as the concert hall Visitors can freely take photos inside the theatre The decoration and the design was just brilliant, especially the ceiling, and the drawings over the wall inside the concert hall. Took many great pictures...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crystalcW7292YN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to see when in Romania, near the Hilton Hotel, near to universitate metro station and ground zero of the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andr3iV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't give this place 5 rating point after seeing the Parliament, Cotroceni, Peles etc. but if you are traveling on a budget and don't want to spend a lot of money on those place, definitely come to visit because you will get a feeling...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AAB45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When somebody wants classical music this is the pick in Romania. There are good concerts, good artists and the hall is impressive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ioan Cornel L
Reviewed 15 December 2018

The Romanian version of the Royal Albert Hall. Great looking place, didn't go in but heard it was amazing. Worth taking pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ahhhmed_abroad
Reviewed 15 December 2018

I was on a tour of Bucharest and we stopped nearby for lunch. While walking back to the car the tour guide managed to get us in for a quick look around. The interior of this place is amazing - beautiful architecture and art. And...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IanBuhagiar
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Perfect location for a classy classical musical concert. Neoclassical style find de siecle. Here in 1919 was ratified the unification of Romania.A must see...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ManoleRamona
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Flora K
29 December 2018|
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Response from Xa Y | Reviewed this property |
The working hours are : Tuesday- Friday 12-19 H Monday: closed Saturday, Sunday 12-19 H ONLY if they are concerts in this days
Roberta S
20 September 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.
23 February 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.