Distance from National Library: 8.1km (20min drive)
This glorious park spreads over 187 hectares around the Herastrau Lake and is one of the jewels in Bucharest’s crown.
Palace of Parliament
Distance from National Library: 3.2km (10min drive)
The world’s second largest building was built as a palace for Nicolae Ceauşescu, who was overthrown and executed before it was completed.
Muzeul National al Satului “Dimitrie Gusti”
Distance from National Library: 7.8km (20min drive)
Village Museum, one of Europe’s first open-air ethnographic museums, is not to be missed when in Bucharest. Extended on the 15 hectares next to the Herastrau Lake, the Village Museum allows you to experience Romanian peasant life without going outside vibrant Bucharest
Stavropoleos Monastery Church
Distance from National Library: 2.5km (10min drive)
Built in 1724, this beautiful church is one of Bucharest’s oldest and is still an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns located in the old town.
Romanian Kitsch Museum
Distance from National Library: 1.7km (8min drive)
Quirky museum with colourful, nostalgic exhibits about Romanian history & culture.