Bucharest museum blues

A tale of three Bucharest museums. The director of the Romanian National Art Museum (MNAR), Roxana Theodorescu, told various assembled officials on Wednesday that if they wanted to visit her museum they should do so ‘as quickly as possible,’ because at the rate the museum is having to hand back nationalised works of art to… Continue reading Bucharest museum blues

Time to get the double-deckers out

Oh yes. It’s time once again to be dazzled by the shine of the boulevards. The double-deckers are being rolled out as we speak in preparation for a new season of Bucharest City Tours, which start up again on May 1st. Prices look set to be the same as in previous years (25 lei for… Continue reading Time to get the double-deckers out

Folklore frenzy: The Village Museum celebrates its birthday

As anyone who has lost the will to live and therefore visits these pages regularly will know, we are reasonably big fans of Bucharest’s Village Museum. One of city’s best run attractions, we call it ‘outstanding’ in the write-up we give it over at Bucharest In Your Pocket. This weekend the museum celebrates its birthday… Continue reading Folklore frenzy: The Village Museum celebrates its birthday