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Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman)

Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 315 6875
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“concert hall” (178 reviews)
“classical music” (71 reviews)
Str. Franklin 1, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 315 6875
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to a chamber concert: Schubert and Beethoven piano and violin. We reserved tickets online and then paid for them on the day at the ticket hall at the left of the concert hall. The music was lovely but the building is spectacular and very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is nothing to see except the entrance hall of a theatre with marble. That would be ok if it was free but they charge an entrance fee of ROM20!!! RIP off because it's for nothing.

Thank Saskia201515
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful concert halls in the world. Housing the Bucharest Philharmonic. Evening symphonic concerts Thursday and Friday, various recitals in the small hall. Visiting tickets for individual visits in daytime. Parking is a challenge: better come by foot or taxi. It is...More

Thank editura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bucharest was once called the "Little Paris". The Romanian Athenaeum is one of the few historical buildings with great architecture which were not destroyed by Ceausescu. If you can find tickets to concerts you should definitely treat yourself. In September it hosts the Internationall Music...More

Thank Lovetotravel484
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Getting to go to a performance here was one of the best things we did in Bucharest, so would definitely recommend it to everyone. We popped along during the day to the booking office (which is down the left side of the building as you...More

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a symbolic edifice of the Romanian culture, built in the heart of Bucharest 120 years ago. It is the home of the "George Enescu" International Festival. It is a place where great Romanian personalities and scientists have lectured, professional musicians have given concerts,...More

Thank simani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very nice place with a lot of history Go for a concert, if not is just a beautiful building for a photo

Thank anissia16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful concert hall well worth the visit! The hipster bars and restaurants out back are worth testing as well!

Thank Amsterdamadventurers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We managed to catch the symphony here. Great night. At about $US17 for great seats it’s excellent value. The theater feels intimate as it’s not massive when you get into the auditorium. A must do if you can fit it in. Book on line. Get...More

Thank craig t
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Romanian Atheneum is a neo-classical building completed in 1888 to house the local Symphony Orchestra. A beauty when it was completed, it went through gradual neglect during the Communist years but was salvaged and nicely restored in 1992. It houses the Orchestra and the...More

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Response from steve g | Reviewed this property |
the website has all the information. I tried to put a link on here but it's not allowed!
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Response from Michelle364 | Reviewed this property |
Ticket office is open Monday to Friday 12:00 to 19:00. Saturday-Sunday: 16:00-19:00, only if there are concerts. The performances are usually excellent, but the beauty of this very elegant Concert Hall is also an... More