INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL

ONE OF BUCHAREST SYMBOLS

A LUXURY HOTEL IN

BUCHAREST

Intercontinental Hotel in Bucharest has been the highest building in Romania for more than 30 years. It is about 80 meters and, also a symbol of the Romanian capital.

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL IN BUCHAREST

Hotel Intercontinental Buchaarest
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Photographed In: University Square, Bucharest
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Description: Intercontinental Hotel in Bucharest is a luxury hotel in the center of the capital

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL HISTORY

It rises near UNIVERSITY SQUARE and near the NATIONAL THEATER, I.L. Caragiale ‘. They were both built in the same time, between 1967 and 1973. The land on which the hotel stood belonged to a monastery in the 18th century and came to a family of merchants who sold it to the Town Hall. Subsequently, the land was used for exercises by the County Police Regiment of the Capital. In 1935, a summer garden was built here and a restaurant, demolished soon after 1944 when Krately Circus, a circus of the time and plenty of shops and breweries took their place. But in 1967 they were also all demolished for the plans of Intercontinental Hotel and National Theater.

INTERCONTINENTAL IN UNIVERSITY SQUARE

Intercontinental Hotel in University Square Bucharest
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Photographed In: University Square, Bucharest
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Description: Intercontinental is one of Bucharest highlights

CELEBRITIES AT INTERCONTINENTAL IN BUCHAREST

Romanian authorities and Intercontinental Hotels Corporation Society, a US company started the construction in 1967. Intercontinental Hotel was opened on February, 20, 1971. The first client was an American called Dortmann. It was built following the plan of many architects: Dinu Hariton, Gherghe Nadrag, Romeo Belea and Ion Moscu. The hotel has 23 floors, 423 rooms, 16 offices, several restaurants, including Romanian cuisine, bars, lounges for receptions, a swimming pool on the 22nd floor and a huge basement garage. If you go to Romana Square fron Intercontinental, on the right you will find the ITALIAN CHURCH. On the other side of University Square you can visit BUCHAREST MUSEUM.

AROUND INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL IN BUCHAREST

Luxury Intercontinental Hotel price Bucharest
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Photographed In: University Square, Bucharest
Date Uploaded:2016-03-27
Description: Intercontinental is one of Bucharest highlights

UN Secretary, Kurt Waldheim, the President of the German Federal Republic, Gustav Heinemann, the Italian tenor, Luciano Pavarotti and, even, Rockefeller spent at least one night at Intercontinental Hotel in Bucharest.

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