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The Revolution Square in central Bucharest is a historic square named after the 1989 Romanian Revolution which led to the end of 42 years of Communist rule in Romania. The southern end of the square has the Memorial of Rebirth that commemorates the Revolution. It features a 25 metre high marble pillar with a metal crown on it. It is surrounded by a plaza covered by marble and granite. Around the square are the former Royal Palace which houses the National Museum of Art of Romania, Athenaeum, Kretzulescu Church, Athénée Palace Hotel, University of Bucharest Library, and the building of the former Central Committee of the Romanian Communist Party which houses the Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reform. Towards the north of the square is an equestrian statue of Carol I of Romania, which is a remake of the original statue by Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović that was destroyed by Communists.

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About Revolution Square

 Piața Revoluției, București, Romania

Revolution Square and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Palace of the Patriarchate
Great Synagogue

Great Synagogue(1.4 km)
Built in 1845-'47 by the Ashkenazi Polish-Jewish community, the Great Synagogue in Bucharest is one of the most important Jewish buildings in Romania.

Romanian Athenaeum

Romanian Athenaeum(0.3 km)
The Romanian Athenaeum is a breathtaking 19th century concert hall in central Bucharest that is home to the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra.

Muzeul Național George Enescu

Muzeul Național George Enescu(1.3 km)
The George Enescu Museum is dedicated to the life and work of renowned Romanian composer George Enescu.

Grigore Antipa Natural History National Museum

Grigore Antipa Natural History National Museum(1.9 km)
The Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History houses a collection of over 2 million mineralogical, zoological and paleontological exhibits.

I.L. Caragiale National Theatre Museum

I.L. Caragiale National Theatre Museum(0.6 km)
The Ion Luca Caragiale National Theatre is one of the 4 national theatres of Romania, located in the capital city of Bucharest.

Antim Monastery

Antim Monastery(1.4 km)
The Antim Monastery houses the Metropolitan Antim Ivireanu Museum, which displays a collection of Brancoveanu artifacts, rare books, old prints, and exhibits on Bishop Antim Ivireanu who built the monastery.

Museum of the Municipality of Bucharest

Museum of the Municipality of Bucharest(0.6 km)
The Museum of the Municipality of Bucharest, housed in the Neo-Gothic Şuţu Palace, displays a miscellaneous collection which throws light on the history and culture of Romania.

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