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Address: Universitatii Square | Bucharest University, Bucharest, Romania
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University of Bucharest

The University of Bucharest was built in 1864 after the plans of the architect Alexandru Orascu and it was the second university of Romania after the University of Jassy. It is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2016
Mihai P
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

i was expecting this place to be decorated with Christmas lights in late November, but alas, it was not. It continued to be rather neglected and not too looked after, which is a pity, as it has such a great potential.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The University of Bucharest was built in 1864 after the plans of the architect Alexandru Orascu and it was the second university of Romania after the University of Jassy. It is placed in the University Square, one of the most popular squares of Bucharest, because here in December 1989 the revolutionaries organized a strong resistance against the communist system and... More 

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Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

University Square is on of the most important square in Bucharest. There are some important landmarks like the buildings of University of Bucharest and "Ion Mincu" University of Arhitecture and Urbanism, Sutu Palace(Bucharest Municipal Museum), National Theatre, Bucharest Russian Church, statues of Mihai Viteazul, Gheorghe Lazar, Spiru Haret, Ion Heliade Radulescu.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

All the roads lead here and you should definitely visit and walk around the old center, during the day or in the evenings.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Always busy, always crowded! It gives the tourist the image of Bucharest, the Romanian capital, with beautiful buildings, architectural treasures, hidden churches.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The huge building of the University was constructed by French architects more than 150 years ago. It hosts the Faculty of Mathematics, Geography and Geology, Foreign Languages, History, etc.. The University Square and the boulevards were imposed by Georges-Eugène Haussmann, commonly known as Baron Haussmann. He was the Prefect of the Seine Department in France and he reorganised also Paris.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Central square with some interesting and historic building around. Can be quite crowded with lots of people and cars.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

During our visit to the University Square, a film cum music show was to be held there as the spot in question was centrally located and easily accessible by public transportation and thus many public functions were to be held there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice and historic square in Bucharest. With easy transports, cafes and restaurants near, as well as the Bucharest National Teather.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This could've been such a lovely gem in the center of town. However, the place is rather neglected and filled with bums, which makes it less than lovely to stroll in.

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