Bucharest, nicknamed “The Little Paris” for its cultural and artistic heritage created during the interwar economic growth, now Bucharest is characterized by growing new modern buildings and ancient and prestigious buildings restored to regain their beauty of yesteryear.
In the northern area of Bucharest, surrounded by gardens and lakes is the Village Museum, which houses an open-air museum. Founded by historian Dimitrie Gusti, it depicts the life of the peasant culture during the period from the fifteenth to the twentieth century. The museum complex houses 76 buildings with 322 dwellings and 47, 3 windmills, 3 wooden churches, water mills and technical facilities for the processing of the tissue. The Peasant Museum Rumanian, founded in 1990 according to plans Bernea artist Horia, Romania proposes the universe of the farmer in his habits: one of the most moving is that salts of the icons painted on glass. In 1996 he received the award for the European Museum of the Year. The Museum of Natural History “Grigore Antipas” is one of the first natural history museums in the world and home to 30,000 unique pieces on display. In the west lies the Cantacuzino Palace, now the Museum “George Enescu”.
Grigore Cantacuzino, nicknamed “The Nabob”, built the building in neoclassical style, with an entrance marked by two lions and a jagged wrought-iron gate. We are hosted collections illustrating the history of music and documents on the famous composer George Enescu. In September, Bucharest becomes the capital of music. Every two years the Festival of” George Enescu “with the participation of the names of prestigious international classical music, dedicated to the composer Romania, member of Romena and corresponding member of the French.
Calea Victoriei, the course which develops around Bucharest, is a mirror of the history of this city. In the Plaza of the Revolution, to architectural monuments such as the Royal Palace, the University Library and the University Romeno plus the works of art by contemporary artists. The National Museum of Art of Romania is home to the Art Gallery of Medieval Romania . Romena the Gallery of Modern Art and the Gallery of European Art. At the bottom of Calea Victoriei is situated the National History Museum of Romania . Here is a copy of the Column of Trajan in Rome, a representation in bas-relief of the conquest of Dacia by the Emperor Trajan.
Bucharest is surrounded by a landscape of forests and lakes, palaces and ancient monasteries. The Mogosoaia Palace, the royal residence built in the eighteenth century by Prince Constantin Brâncoveanu, is located 13 km from Bucharest. A true masterpiece of Romania, the building retains a proportion of its interior frescoes. The balustrades, capitals and columns of stone bearing carved floral and animal motifs.
Originally posted 2012-08-05 15:13:42.