BUCHAREST: Architectural Heritage

The great escape: how Bucharest rolled entire churches to safety

When Bucharest faced a radical redesign in the 1980s under communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu, engineers moved complete buildings hundreds of metres on metal tracks to preserve the Romanian capital’s architectural heritage

mihai-voda-monastery

Antim Monastery

Mihai Vodă Monastery

Bucharest’s Threatened Heritage

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One thought on “BUCHAREST: Architectural Heritage

  1. Thanks for sharing this picture. I visited the Palatul Parlamentului last weekand I found out everything about it. Including how they managed to make the mountain disappear and how they moved the churches and monuments!

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