The Romanian Athenaeum

The Romananian Athenaeum was built in the heart of Bucharest 120 years ago. It is a symbolic-edifice for the romanian culture.
In 1865 the Literary Society ”The Romanian Athenaeum” was founded, a cultural instution which organized seminars and public lectures. In 1885
the construction of their new headquarters begun: The Romanian Athenaeum Palace.

The ceiling of the concert hall is decorated with antropomorphic and zoomorphic motifs inspired by romanian folk tales. The 75 m Fresco painted on the circular wall of the concert hall illustrates 25 of the most significant events of the romanian History - a glimpse into our country's past.