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The Holiday Season in Bucharest
(Romanian: Bucureşti)
December 2009
Remembering December 1989, Bucharest, Romania
Remembering December 1989


Agerpres, The Union of the Romanian Revolutionaries [of] December 1989, The General Council of the Bucharest City Hall, and the Administration of Monuments and Touristic Patrimony organized a photo and video exhibition commemorating the events of December 1989 -- 20 Years since the Romanian Revolution (December 18-25, 2009) -- in the University (Universitate) underground passage of the Bucharest metro.

More on the Ceauşescus, communism in Romania, and the events of 1989:

DVD (A&E Home Video, 1999): Ceausescu: The Unrepentant Tyrant

Book from Cornell University Press (2007): The Romanian Revolution of December 1989

Novel by Nobel Prize winner Herta Müller: The Land of Green Plums

Book by Katherine Verdery, Professor of Anthropology at CUNY: National Ideology Under Socialism: Identity and Cultural Politics in Ceausescu's Romania (Societies and Culture in East-Central Europe)

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More Pictures and Videos of Romania


Romania -- Simply Surprising
A 45-second presentation clip from Ogilvy & Mather Romania. Added: February 14, 2006.

Romania Image Galleries
Photos from Bucuresti, Banat, Dobrogea, Maramures, Moldavia, Transylvania and Wallachia. On the Elizik Romania pages developed by Liz Mellish and Nick Green, dance teachers and researchers of Romanian dance, music, costume and folklore. Added: October 4, 2005. Updated: January 25, 2010.

Travel to Romania: Top 5 Attractions This engaging 2:30-minute video takes you to Sighisoara, Peles and Bran Castles, the Danube Delta, the Black Sea resorts, and the painted monasteries of Southern Bukovina (northeastern Romania). From WatchMojo.com. Added: January 25, 2010.


Photos of Certain Places in Romania

Bucharest (Romanian: Bucureşti)

Discover Bucharest, Romania
An 11 min 34 sec movie clip about the capital of Romania, produced by TVR for the Romanian Tourist Office. The camera moves from one famous building to the next, taking you on a quick tour of museums, inns and cafes, churches, and hotels. You can armchair visit the National History Museum, the National Art Museum, as well as get a sense of some of the architectural styles you will see in this city. Added: February 14, 2006.

Bucharest in Photos -- Points of Interest
If you have a few hours or days in Bucharest, this illustrated page might be helpful, as it walks you past the major attractions, highlighting a few itineraries through the city. Added: January 30, 2006.

A Tour of Bucharest Architecture with Razvan Lerescu - on virtourist.com
Includes information on the buildings and their surroundings. Forty photos taken in September 2001. Added: October 4, 2005. Updated: January 25, 2010.

Panoramic Views of Bucharest -- from www.panoramax.ro
Take a virtual stroll past the entrance to Cismigiu park, view the entire main facade of the Palace of Parliament, and have a look at the Lipscani street in the historic downtown. Added: January 30, 2006.

Bucharest Photos on TripAdvisor
A collection of over a thousand Bucharest photos by TripAdvisor members. Added: January 21, 2010.

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Romania Revisited:
On the Trail of English Travellers,
1602-1941

By Alan Ogden (Photographer).
Center for Romanian Studies, 2000.





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