The story of the Royal Crown of Romania takes us back to 1881. The government then proposed that it should be grandiose, but King Carol I wanted simplicity and sobriety. On April 19th 1881, the King sent a letter to his father, to which Karl Anton de Hohenzollern Sigmaringen responded with a well-reasoned memoir on how the coronation ceremony and crowns should be, given the establishment of a young and unconventional monarchy in Romania. Continue reading “Where to admire the Royal Crown of Romania”
A relatively recent art location, the Museum of Maps and Old Books was opened in 2003 as a private donation, comprising about 1,000 works (maps, city plans, vedutas, astronomical maps) being the only one of its kind in Romania and among the few in Europe and the world. Continue reading “Free visit at the Museum of Maps and Old Books”
The George Enescu National Museum is housed in Cantacuzino Palace, one of the most beautiful buildings on Calea Victoriei and in town. The magnificent entrance is made in the genuine Art Nouveau style, bringing together the luxury and refinement of a long gone time. Continue reading “The George Enescu Museum in Bucharest”
As I was saying here, one does not have to wait for the Museum night to visit them for free, there are no-cost entries all through the year.
On the first Wednesday of each month, the Museum of Art Collections has free access Continue reading “Free entry to the Museum of Art Collections”
In Dorobanti area, in Bucharest, the Zambaccian Museum holds the name of its creator: a great lover and collector of art, Armenian by origin – Krikor H. Zambaccian – has been involved in documenting and writing the monographs of famous painters such as …
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