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University Palace

Universitatii Square | Bucharest University, Bucharest, Romania
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Universitatii Square | Bucharest University, Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Piata Universitatie encompasses the University Palace as well as the square adjacent to it. There are four statues on the square. King Michael is the one sitting astride a horse and the other three are scholars notable to the formation of the Romanian language. The...More

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 28 March 2017

nice square , nice university building in the middle of the road you can see a cross commemorating people who died during the revolution , the hotel continental is a good landmark which you will see for sure at that square / also visit the...More

Thank Bart B
Reviewed 11 December 2016

i was expecting this place to be decorated with Christmas lights in late November, but alas, it was not. It continued to be rather neglected and not too looked after, which is a pity, as it has such a great potential.

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

The University of Bucharest was built in 1864 after the plans of the architect Alexandru Orascu and it was the second university of Romania after the University of Jassy. It is placed in the University Square, one of the most popular squares of Bucharest, because...More

Thank Mihai P
Reviewed 30 November 2016

University Square is on of the most important square in Bucharest. There are some important landmarks like the buildings of University of Bucharest and "Ion Mincu" University of Arhitecture and Urbanism, Sutu Palace(Bucharest Municipal Museum), National Theatre, Bucharest Russian Church, statues of Mihai Viteazul, Gheorghe...More

Thank Mario B
Reviewed 19 November 2016

All the roads lead here and you should definitely visit and walk around the old center, during the day or in the evenings.

Thank Fin T
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Always busy, always crowded! It gives the tourist the image of Bucharest, the Romanian capital, with beautiful buildings, architectural treasures, hidden churches.

Thank FlorinaNewYork
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The huge building of the University was constructed by French architects more than 150 years ago. It hosts the Faculty of Mathematics, Geography and Geology, Foreign Languages, History, etc.. The University Square and the boulevards were imposed by Georges-Eugène Haussmann, commonly known as Baron Haussmann....More

Thank ioana S
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Central square with some interesting and historic building around. Can be quite crowded with lots of people and cars.

Thank carolineenwillem
Reviewed 6 October 2016

During our visit to the University Square, a film cum music show was to be held there as the spot in question was centrally located and easily accessible by public transportation and thus many public functions were to be held there.

Thank YTCHENG
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