During the construction of the People's House, over 200 main architects, about 20,000 workers, 5,000 soldiers and a few other thousand 'volunteers' worked for 7 uninterrupted years. They left us a still unfinished monument that is proudly the second-largest administrative building in the world, after the American Pentagon.
Bragadiru Palace is to this day, the symbol and importance of the social involvement of the upper class. It is proof of the fact that common sense has been and can be the basis of Romanian society, and the businesses that build value for employees can be some of the most prosperous and long-lived.
Mântuleasa Street dates from the beginning of the 18th century, but today Mântuleasa Church is the only preserved monument from those times. During the communist era, the former Mântuleasa Slum had to disappear to be replaced by blocks of flats. Despite the plans, Mantuleasa street survived.
The treasury of the former Marmorosch-Blank bank, the safe where the original safety boxes are located (built of solid brass), has been restored in detail and transformed into an absolutely impressive bar.
The beauty and charm of old Bucharest are scattered throughout the city, but no neighborhood preserves the bourgeois and bohemian atmosphere of the ancient city better than the old Cotroceni neighborhood.
Built in 1890 by the order of King Carol I, the Fire Tower represented a strategic element in the development of Bucharest's infrastructure at that time - a city predominantly filled with wooden buildings constructed in a haphazard manner.
Mița the Cyclist loved a luxurious lifestyle and lived life to the fullest, maintaining herself through love. She consistently pushed the boundaries of the historical period in which she lived, demonstrating how an ambitious and rebellious spirit can leave a lasting mark on society for eternity.