VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

WELCOME TO BUCHAREST VICTORIA AVENUE

Victoria Avenue in Bucharest is one of the main highlights and also one of the most full of history boulevards in the Romanian Capital. It is also the perfect place for a walk in the morning, afternoon or evening, especially in the days when pedestrians are free to walk and there are no cars in the area…

VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Victoria Avenue Bucharest
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Description: From time to time, Victoria Avenue in Bucharest is open only for pedestrians, so if you visit Bucharest by car, avoid it

VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST SHOPPING

…and, also, for it is connected to almost all main interesting places in Bucharest. It also offers a good opportunity for shopping. There are so many shops on Victoria Avenue in Bucharest that you cannot count. Actually, every building has got its own shop and we are talking about brands.

WALK ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Shops on Victoria Avenue Bucharest, Romania
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Description: There are many shops on Victoria Avenue in Bucharest. All you need is some time and money. ATMs are also everywhere not only on Victoria Avenue but in the entire city

HISTORY OF VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

We learned that Victoria Avenue in Bucharest had been called in the beginning of this modern city, the Great Street. It was in 1692 and it will soon became known as the Bridge or Mogosoaia Avenue. This street connected the Old Court, during Constantin Brancoveanu reign, on Dambovita River, with the ruler’s castle in Mogosoaia.

DAMBOVITA RIVER ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Dambovita River in Bucharest Romania
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Description: Dambovita River is the only river to cross Bucharest. There are bridges and passages. Yet, it is not so spectacular in order to be a landmark

CROSSING THE CITY, THIS IS VICTORIA AVENUE IN BUCHAREST

So, almost all buildings on Victoria Avenue at that time housed a shop. Just like now. This street was the very center of Bucharest and the authorities gave it the name Victoria Avenue after The War for Independence, in 1878, to remain in history as the symbol for the moment when Romania became an independent state. Despite the historical meaning, it is most of all about shopping…

WHAT TO SEE ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Romanian Athenaeum on Victoria Street Bucharest
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Description: There are many things to see on Victoria Avenue in Bucharest. From Intercontinental Hotel to Victoria Palace, you can see the Royal Palace, the headquarters of the Minister of Interior on communist period and so on

LANDMARKS AROUND VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

In the early times of Bucharest, this street connected Dambovita river with an old monastery, Sarindar. It was demolished and the Military Circle took its place in the beginning of the 20th century.

WHAT TO DO ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

What to see around Victoria Avenue Bucharest
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Description: On Victoria Avenue Bucharest, you can simply walk, visit museums, have lunch and, of course, shopping

But before that, Victoria Avenue was already the connection between Dambovita and Victoria Square. You can walk or use a bike on Victoria Avenue and all you need to do is follow a map in order not to miss interesting highlights.

EVENTS ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Events in Bucharest Victoria Avenue
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Description: The open Victoria Avenue for pedestrians is a major event in Bucharest. It happens from time to time and everyone can walk, learn more about the Romanian capital and have fun on one of the most tiring streets in week time

BUCHAREST VICTORIA AVENUE AND TOURISTS

For example, if you walk from Dambovita River, the first thing you will see on your left is the CEC PALACE, Zlatari church on your right and just nearby this church, the Old Post Palace, housing today the ROMANIAN NATIONAL HISTORY MUSEUM. This is also one of the main entrances in the OLD CITY OF BUCHAREST.

PEDESTRIANS ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Pedestrians on Victoria Avenue Bucharest, Romania
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Description: When Victoria Avenue is close to cars, there is a lot of police in the area, just to make sure there are no incidents. Terrorist alert in Romania, Bucharest is not high

HISTORICAL PLACES ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Not far from the Romanian National History Museum will see one of the oldest churches in Bucharest, Stavropoleos Church. Before you cross Queen Elisabeth Boulevard, you will see, on your left side, the Victory Shop Center, which was called in the beginning, Socec-Lafayette Galleries.

TRAFFIC ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Traffic on Victoria Avenue Bucharest
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Description: In week time the traffic on Victoria Avenue is rather bad. In week-end, it is fine, but you should take into account public transport rather than taxi, anyway

VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST FOR PEDESTRIANS

Now, you are on Victory Avenue crossint Queen Elisabeth Boulevard and on your left you will see The National Military Circle, where you can have lunch. On your right it is also Capsa House, one of the oldest meeting points for the Romanian elite in Bucharest. Nowadays, it is a meeting point for ordinary people sharing time with their friends.

VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST FOR PEDESTRIANS

Open Victoria Avenue for pedestrians in Bucharest
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Description: Do you want to try the traditional Romanian food, fruit or gem? Come to Victoria Avenue when it is open for pedestrians and you can try even the most exotic ice-cream ever tasted

REVOLUTION SQUARE ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

There are also hotels in the area and, of course the University of Bucharest in University Square. Victoria Avenue also crosses The Palace Square, the place wherefrom Nicolae Ceausescu had to take a helicopter and fly in 1989, trying to escape to people’s fury, during the revolution against the communist party, which has changed forever the history of the country.

VICTORIA AVENUE AND REVOLUTION SQUARE BUCHAREST

Revolution Square in Bucharest on Victoria Avenue
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Description: This is the place where, in 1989, the communist dictator Nicoale Ceausescu had to run from. It was during the Great Romanian Revolution when communism was over

VICTORIA AVENUE AND COMMUNISM IN BUCHAREST

There is also a monument dedicated to the dead in the Romanian Revolution which ended 50 years of communism. Kretzulescu Church can also be visited in the newly called Revolution Square, not to mention the Royal Palace, near the old headquarters of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. Of course, when you walk or drive on Victoria Avenue, you will see on your right Victoria Palace….

ROMANIAN GOVERNMENT ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Headquarters of Romanian Government on Victoria Avenue
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Description: Headquarters of the Romanian Government, Victoria Palace is at the end of Victoria Avenue. It is part of the landmarks you can see during your Bucharest City Tour

…headquarters of the ROMANIAN GOVERNMENT and on your left side, coming from the Military Circle and Revolution Square, National Museum of Natural History Grigore Antipa.

BUCHAREST VICTORIA AVENUE

Bucharest Victoria Avenue
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Description: Victoria Avenue in Bucharest is an one hour walking tour, connecting you to the main landmarks in the Romanian capital

BUILDINGS ON VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

After this highlight, on Victoria Avenue in Bucharest you will see old houses, many of them being built in the 19th century, like Gradisteanu House, Tomescu House, Manu House, all of them historical monuments but also George Enescu National Museum, where you can learn about the life of the great composer. Bucharest is trying to be friendly with bikers.

VISIT VICTORIA AVENUE BUCHAREST

Bikers on Bucharest Victoria Avenue
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Description: If you wish to visit Bucharest, don’t miss Victoria Avenue. You will find friendly and open people to give you ideas about you can see. And on top, there are the restaurants like Military Circle where you can have lunch or dinner

Also, there is something not to miss when walking on Victoria Avenue in Bucharest. The Romanian Athenaeum is on the right side of the boulevard as you come from Military Circle to Victoria Palace, just near The Royal Palace.

VICTORIA AVENUE AND BUCHAREST ATHENAEUM

To see on Victoria Avenue Bucharest the Athenaeum
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Description: On Victoria Avenue, young couples who just got married come to have pictures of their weddings. They usually come in front of the Romanian Athenaeum, where George Enescu festival is housed every two years

Victoria Avenue is also part of BUCHAREST CITY TOUR 2017.