Oldest house in
Muzeul Theodor Pallady - casa Melik 5
Why locals love it
The oldest private lodging in Bucharest now hosts the small museum Theodor Pallady and the collection of paintings originally belonging to Serafina and Gheorghe Răut. The museum features paintings and drawings of this well-known Romanian painter (a good friend of Henry Matisse), and other French and Dutch paintings, sculptures and art objects.
Why you should visit it
Casa Melik, originally belonging to the rich Armenian merchant Hagi Kevork Nazaretoglu, dates back to the 18th century and is a beautiful example of vernacular architecture, with glazed veranda, wooden staircase and nicely restored original ornaments.
They have painting workshop for small kids each Saturday at 11 o'clock.