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     Romanian Athaeneum-one of the most representative buildings of the capital, it was built between 1886-1888, according to the plans of the French architect, Albert Galleron. The money necessary for the construction were raised through public subscription. The exterior architecture is a combination of styles: Neoclassical, Baroque, Ionic;
     The National Theatre-imposing building realised between 1967-1970, according to the project of a series of architects coordinated by Horia Maicu, Romeo Stefan and N. Cucu;
     The National Opera-(1953), it was built according to the plans of the architect, Octav Doicescu;
     The Romanian National Museum of History-the largest in the country, a real fresco of the historical evolution on the territory of Romania. It has more than 50,000 pieces of great value, depicting the development of the Romanian society, from the oldest times until present. Through the inestimable richness and variety of its exhibits, the Museum is an objective of great attraction for tourists;
     The Romanian National Museum of Art-it hosts more than 70,000 pieces exhibited in the Romanian Art Department (Feudal, Modern and Contemporary), and the Universal Art Department (European, Oriental). Among the numerous artists whose works are here, we can mention: Gh. Tattarescu, Th. Aman, N. Grigorescu, St. Luchian, Th. Pallady, N. Tonitza, C. Brancusi, D. Paciurea, I. Jalea, Antonello de Messina, Rembrandt, Rubens, Delacroix, Renoir, Monet;
     The Village Museum-one of the world's most interesting ethnographical parks in open air. It was founded by Dimitrie Gusti in 1936. The Museum illustrates the perpetual spring of surprising originality. The houses and householdings are exhibited according to their ethnographical areas;
     "Grigore Antipa" Museum of Natural History-the biggest museum of this kind and the oldest in the Danubian countries. It represents a treasure of the organic universe. The museum has over 300,000 exhibits and one of the richest butterfly collections in the world;
     The Museum of Art and History of Bucharest-it is sheltered by the Sutu Palace and exhibits more than 150,000 pieces which depict the history of Bucharest from the oldest times (Neolithic) up to present;
     The National Military Museum-it has an inestimable military history patrimony, organized into 32 collections (weapons, documents, paintings, uniforms, flags, medals). These exhibits offer a meaningful image of the glorious Romanian military history;
     The Museum of Romanian Literature-with a valuable found of manuscripts, documents, old books, first editions. The exhibits offer an elloquent image of the Romanian literature and outline its relation to life and aspirations of the people;
     "Theodor Aman" Museum-the exhibits, mostly of them works of the artist (paintings, engravings), evoke, in the nine halls, the stages of the painter (1831-1891), in his creative work. The Museum is organised in the very house where the artist lived and which was decorated by himself;
     "George Enescu" Memorial Museum-it is sheltered by the Cantacuzino Palace. Here, the great musician lived and created. G. Enescu is the founder of the Romanian School of Music. A polivalent personality, George Enescu (1881-1955), manifested himsef with brillance, both as composer and musician;
     "Gh. Tattarescu " Memorial Museum-the Museum is organised in the house where the famous painter lived and created over three decades. Gh. Tattarescu (1820-1894) is one of the founders of the artistic education in Romania, being especially remarked in portrait painting and as church painter;

Museum of Art Collections-with valuable works of Romanian and foreign painting, glass icons, drawings, engravings, sculptures in wood and ivory, pottery from different countries;
     "Cotroceni" National Museum-with collections of old European art;
     Museum of the Romanian Peasant-it includes many pieces of folk Romanian and foreign art. In 1996, it was declared by the Council of Europe the best European Museum of the year;
     Museum of the National Theatre-it was founded at the initiative of the writer Liviu Rebreanu, manager of the theatre in 1942;
     Firemen Museum-it is hosted by the Fire Watch Tower and exhibits maps, weapons, special devices of the firemen;
     "Cornel Medrea" Museum-it includes a large part of the sculptor's works (1888-1964), offering a good vision over the creation of this important artist;
     "C. I. and C. C. Nottara" Memorial Museum-its exhibits illustrate the activity of the actor C. I. Nottara and of the composer C. C. Nottara.