King Michael I Park

King Michael I Park is a large park on the northern side of Bucharest, Romania, around Lake Herăstrău, one of the lakes formed by the Colentina River.

Cantacuzino Palace

Cantacuzino Palace is located on Calea Victoriei no. 141, Bucharest. It was built by by architect Ion D. Berindey in French Baroque/Art Nouveau style. Today it houses the George Enescu museum. Built in 1901-1903 for Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino, mayor of Bucharest and former prime-minister. After his death, the building was inherited by his son Mihail G. Cantacuzino, who died prematurely in 1929. Mihail’s wife Maria remarried in December 1939 with music composer George Enescu. The building – known as Cantacuzino Palace at the time – hosted the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in the eve of World War II.
After the death of George Enescu in 1955, his wife stated in her will that the palace would host a museum dedicated to the artist. In 1956, ‘The National Museum George Enescu’ was established.

National Philatelic Museum

Is located inside of the National Museum of Romanian History on Calea Victoriei in Bucharest, which contains Romanian historical artifacts from prehistoric times up to modern times.

Fountain George Grigorie Cantacuzino – Carol I Park – Bucharest, built in neoclassical style in 1870

Fundenii Doamnei Church (1699)

On the eastern edge of the city stands one of the most interesting churches in Bucharest, remarkable through the conspicuous decoration of the façades, seeming as if it came straight out of a Persian story from A Thousand and One Nights. The founder, the Sword Bearer Mihail Cantacuzino, was also responsible for raising the wonderful Coltea Church.

Victory Square

Victory Square is a major intersection in central Bucharest, where Calea Victoriei, Lascăr Catargiu Boulevard, Iancu de Hunedoara Boulevard, Kiseleff Boulevard, Ion Mihalache Boulevard and Nicolae Titulescu Boulevard cross. It is known for its proximity to major office towers and government buildings.