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Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman)

Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 315 6875
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“concert hall” (182 reviews)
“classical music” (71 reviews)
Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest, Romania
Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 315 6875
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Bucharest's Athenaeum is a stunning building from the exterior, and even more glorious inside. You enter the circular building into an Atrium with broad and winding staircases that take you to the level of the main concert hall. The hall itself is breathtaking - with...More

Thank Martin-Henson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After all this time that passed, the Romanian athenaeum is still impressive. The building inside and the resonance are something that you must try when in Bucharest.

Thank Elena P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm very glad that I visited this civic institution, as it is a nice reminder of what Bucharest must have felt like before Communism -- cultured, refined, delicate. The architecture and design are very interesting; the murals and other decorative elements within the concert hall...More

Thank B J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bucharest has lots of places to visit and this is wasn't the first on my list. I went there for an afternoon walk and it was a nice surprise, not only for his architecture but also because I discovered prices for concerts are really affordable.

Thank elia_fr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice concert here , the building is very impresive , just across the royal palace , in a nice square .

Thank Gabi T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Romanian Athenee is a superb building, a masterpiece of architecture and cultural life. Inside you can listen to the best concerts in town. I highly reccommand it as a must see in Bucharest!

Thank U4101ZJmonicam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

... the quality of the personnel are very bad. Not professionals...If you are late, it is normal for access to the room to be allowed only at break, but it is not normal to be out in the cold, worse than an animal. There is...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful building, paintings and architecture. Try to attend an event or have a guided tour. Worth every moment! Must book in advance as tickets are so inexpensive that they go very fast!

Thank annelliesse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I actually ended up attending a chamber concert in the small hall in the basement. Even that was a nice room. The lobby is also quite impressive. But once yo see the main concert hall it is all taken to another level. Absolutely beautiful. I...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Went to a chamber concert: Schubert and Beethoven piano and violin. We reserved tickets online and then paid for them on the day at the ticket hall at the left of the concert hall. The music was lovely but the building is spectacular and very...More

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Response from steve g | Reviewed this property |
the website has all the information. I tried to put a link on here but it's not allowed!
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Response from Michelle364 | Reviewed this property |
Ticket office is open Monday to Friday 12:00 to 19:00. Saturday-Sunday: 16:00-19:00, only if there are concerts. The performances are usually excellent, but the beauty of this very elegant Concert Hall is also an... More