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Honoring the victims of the Romanian Revolution of 1989

This memorial was erected in 2005 in Revolution Square in honor of the victims of the Romanian... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
United States
Might be interesting

Might be interesting for some, but I could not see any reason to take any longer than a minute to... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Brenton K
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

This memorial was erected in 2005 in Revolution Square in honor of the victims of the Romanian Revolution of 1989, which overthrew Communism. There has been quite a bit of controversy about the memorial due to the public's general dislike of the design. It has...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Might be interesting for some, but I could not see any reason to take any longer than a minute to take a photo and move on

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The abstract design of the Memorial has attracted controversy and 7 years after its opening, it was splashed with red paint and the paint still sits there today, giving the monument the appearance of bleeding. Personally I feel the memorial has a very striking look,...More

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

A simple but effective monument to the people who died fighting the tyranny of the last communist dictatorship. It is a shame that it has been allowed to be damaged at the plinth.

Thank waldorf53
Reviewed 8 July 2018

One of Bucharest's most important monuments, and one of its most controversial because of its design which has been unkindly compared to a potato on a stake or an olive on a toothpick. The design is said by the artist Alexandru Ghilduş to be an...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We had our first glimpse of the monument on a bright cloudless sunny morning. It looked particularly spectacular against the deep blue of the sky. As a Memorial of Rebirth it most importantly commemorates the strifes and victims of the 1989 revolution, when many lost...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This monument appears to be either loved or hated, I actually quite like it in an interesting piece of art kind of way. Unfortunately, the people who hate it are happy to vandalise it - it's currently got red paint just underneath the "potato" bit,...More

Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This monument is quite controversial in Romania due to its design and style, but it is a place you need to visit. Revolution Square is where the new Romania was born, and you would be missing out a key part of the city’s history if...More

Thank RSydney1
Reviewed 1 October 2017

A monument that would symbolize Romanin people's rebirth after 1989 revolution. Now it's known more for its controversy rather that cultural value.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Going to Bucharest I always visit this interesting monument, which has divided the people for and against. I think it is a product of its own time. The Memorial of Rebirth (Memorialul Renaşterii in Romanian) is a memorial in Bucharest, Romania that commemorates the struggles...More

Thank leffex
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