The continent of Europe is peppered with major landmarks and attractions that make it a beloved travel destination for many. Given the difficulties of accessing the continent, Europe package tours are extremely popular in many parts of the world. An Asian tourist may opt for an agency such as Freedom Holidays to make their way to iconic holiday destinations such as Paris, Munich, Rome and Vienna and for the few who wish to explore a less famous European destination, the Romanian city of Bucharest is a wonderful choice. Located in Southeast Europe, a visit to Romania can also mean a visit to the famed Black Sea, and Bucharest, the capital of Romania is where any tour of the country will commence.
When in Bucharest, there are many attractions such as the Floreasca Park, the Stavropoleos Monastery, the Palace of Justice and the Romanian Atheneum. A concert hall, the Romanian Atheneum is considered a major landmark of Bucharest. Owned by the Romanian Philharmonic Society, the Atheneum was designed by Albert Galleron and was founded by Constantin Esarcu, Nicolae Cretulescu and V. A. Urechia, among others, for the purposes of constructing a building dedicated to science and art in the heart of Bucharest. The landmark designed in the neoclassical style was opened in 1888 and hosts an auditorium and a concert hall which houses an ornate fresco that recounts the history of Romania.
The Romanian Atheneum is a certainly an attraction that must be visited for it has been recognised as a European Heritage Site due to hosting numerous significant lectures on art and science, performances by famous and talented musicians and the exhibits of skilled artists and sculptures. The Atheneum is considered a symbol of Romania and thus, a visit will provide an insight into the culture and spirit of the Romanians.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+