Ateneul Roman – Bucharest

Romanian Athenaeum (Romanian: Ateneul Român) in Bucharest Center was inaugurated in 1888, and is maybe the most beautiful concert hall in Romania. Ateneul Roman is circular and features a dome. As a concert hall it is host to George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra. The annual George Enescu music festival is held in Ateneul Roman.

Romanian Athenaeum – Ateneul Roman – Pictures from Bucharest


Gallery: The Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest, also Ateneul Roman, Bucuresti

Ateneul Roman – Romanian Athenaeum: Concert Hall in Bucharest Pictures from Bucharest[1]


Romanian Athenaeum was designed by Albert Galleron, a French architect, for the Romanian Atheneum Cultural Society. Ateneul Roman was planned to serve art and science. Though it was already opened on 1888, building continued until 1897. It was restored in 1992 and hence, remains now a pretty picture of Bucharest.

Ateneul Roman is a neoclassical building with romantic influences. It is 41 meters high, while the concert hall of Ateneul Roman has some 650 seats, a diameter of 28.5 meters and a height of 16 meters. Romanian Athenaeum is sourounded by a park while a statue of Mihai Eminescu stands in front.

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