WHAT TO DO IN CAROL PARK

VISIT CAROL PARK BUCHAREST

Carol Park in Bucharest is one of the most interesting anf full of history parks in the Romanian capital. There are a few landmarks to visit in Carol Park in Bucharest. First of all, in the Liberty Square near the park, you will find the Zodiac Fountain, historical monument since 2010.

CAROL PARK BUCHAREST ENTRANCE

Zodiac Fountain in Bucharest
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Description: Zodiac Fountain, historical monument since 2010.

ZODIAC FOUNTAIN IN BUCHAREST

The Zodiac Fountain in Bucharest was built in 1935 and the black jigsaw puzzle was made by the sculptor Mac Constantinescu. From the Zodiac Fountain you will Carol Park and its main attraction: The Anonymous Hero Monument, a massive 48 m high red granite construction overlooking the area.
Enter the park and you will see a lot of people walking, playing or… getting married.

WHAT TO DO IN CAROL PARK BUCHAREST

What to do in Carol Park in summer
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Description: Carol Park and its main attraction: The Anonymous Hero Monument, a massive 48 m high red granite construction overlooking the area.

THE ANONYMOUS HERO MONUMENT IN BUCHAREST

There is enough space in Carol Park in Bucharest for everyone. In front of the stairs you will have to climb to get to the Anonymous Hero Monument, on the right and on the left side you will see two giants. These beautiful sculptures were made by Frederick Stork and Dimitrie Paciurea. The two giants are 3,5 m high.

GIANT IN CAROL PARK BUCHAREST

Giant statue in Carol Park Bucharest
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Description: One of the giants in Carol Park Bucharest

CHANGING GUARDS AT CAROL PARK BUCHAREST

Now, you can start climbing the stairs to see the monument. Turn around first for a great view of Bucharest. On the left side you will see the House of People or the Romanian House of Parliament, the gigantic building Nicolae Ceausescu needed to legitimate his dictatorship and criminal political regime. In fact, the Anonymous Hero Monument was, symbolically, stolen by the communists who put inside it the bodies of their leaders for more than 40 years. Now, if you are lucky you will see the changing of the guards. There are always two soldiers watching the gratitude flame burning in front of the monument not to be blown out.

CHANGING GUARD IN CAROL PARK BUCHAREST PHOTO

Anonymous Hero Monument Carol Park
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Description: There are always two soldiers watching the gratitude flame burning in front of the monument not to be blown out.

WHERE IS THE COMMUNISM HIGHLIGHT IN BUCHAREST

Here you can also take pictures with artifacts from World War I. If you turn around and go to your left you will find a path leading you to the Roman Arenas, a monumental building used today for concerts. Don’t miss a small island and nearby a restaurant where you can have a coffee or a beer and, of course, something to eat. And, of course, do not miss the communist highlight in Bucharest!

WAR ARTIFACTS IN CAROL PARK BUCHAREST

War artifacts in Carol Park Bucharest
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Description: On your journey back to the entrance and the Zodiac Fountain, on your right you will see the Technical Museum.

BUCHAREST TECHNICAL MUSEUM IN CAROL PARK

On your journey back to the entrance and the Zodiac Fountain, on your right you will see the Technical Museum. More than 5000 devices are exhibited here. The Technical Museum in Carol Park was founded in 1909 by Dimitrie Leonida. The scientist wanted anyone to be allowed to see, touch and play different devices in order to better understand the laws of Mechanics, Electricity of Magnetism. Here you can see, among other interesting things, the engine of the first electric tram( 1896), the model of Traian Vuia’s airplane, the first to rise in the air on its own power on March, 18, 1906, in France. The sonic engine Gogu Constantinescu, an amazing discovery from 1916 which became the science we know today as the Theory of Sonics. Also, the first individual flying machine in the world is here, built by Justin Capra in 1958. Now, you can leave Carol Park, take a bus to the UNIFICATION SQUARE and the OLD CITY is waiting for you.
Yet, there is something not to miss. The greatest Orthodox Church in Bucharest, SAINT SPIRIDON CHURCH is not far from Carol Park and it worth every penny visiting it.