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


Antim Monastery

Mihai Vodă Monastery

Bucharest’s Threatened Heritage

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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