Victoriei Avenue is one of the most important traffic lanes in Bucharest, spreading from Națiunile Unite Square, all the way to Victoriei Square.
It got its name – Victoriei Avenue – in 1878, when the Romanian Army triumphantly marched into the Capital after the Independence War.
Various edifices have been constructed on this street over the years: grandiose mansions that the old local nobility used to live in, churches, inns, hotels, shops, luxury stores, coffee shops and state institutions.
Victoriei Avenue comprises many architectural monuments:
- National Museum of Romanian History (Postal Palace)
- CEC headquarter
- Palace of the National Military Circle
- Capsa House
- Odeon Theatre
- Constantin Tanase Theatre
- The Revival’s Memorial
- National Museum of Art of Romania (Royal Palace)
- Senate Palace
- Central University Library
- Romanian Athenaeum
- White Church
- Museum of Ceramics and Glass (Ştirbei Palace)
- Vernescu House
- National University of Arts Bucharest
- Cantacuzino Palace (George Enescu National Museum)