Iiaja Victoriei Around

i In- square is dominated by the Government Nulldlng (1938; Map pp54-5). On the northwest-mi side of the square is the interesting (■itgore Antipa Natural History Museum (Muzeul de linull' Naturala Grigore Antipa; Map pp54-5; g 312 8826; >«s Klseleff 1; adult/child €1/0.50; ® 10am-5pm Tue-Sun). i luldren will love the live reptile displays iiiul collections of shocked-looking stuffed mammals.

A short walk southeast down B-dul

I .isc Sr Catargiu is the Piata Romana (Map (ipri4-5). It has a statue of Lupoaica Romei

II he wolf of Rome) and the abandoned i lilldren Romulus and Remus, whom the wolf Ii iI and cared for, enabling them to found

I lie city of Rome, which was a gift from Italy.

West of the square is the Museum of Romanian Literature (Muzeul Literaturii Romane; Map pp54-5;

II ilul Dada 12; admission free; ® 10am-4pm). Close by i'. the Church of the Icon (Biserica Icoanei; Map p60; Str Iroanei), built by the monk and former privy ii'cretary Mihail Babreanu between 1745 iind 1750. Around the corner is pretty St Mujba's Monastery (Manastirea Sfanta Slujba; Map p60; Str Schitul Darvari 3), which is surrounded by a lush walled garden.

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