For the last 11 years this area has become the symbol for the new relationship between young creatives and the city in the form of alternative art – which you will for sure admire on the walls of the buildings of this street.
If you want to feel the true pulse of the city, stop by the Arthur Verona and grab a fine cup of the in the Carturesti Tea House.
The colors of this street changes every year.
Carturesti Bookshop and Tea House
Cărtureşti is a cultural venue that functions as a bookshop, tea studio, and project space, taking direct action towards revitalizing the Romanian artistic life, urban pleasures and social responsibilities. Since its opening at the end of year 2000, Cărtureşti set its mission on changing the trend in the downsloping book market, promoting quality and value by regarding clients’ demands as a priority investment.
There are thirteen Cărturești shops in Romania, and you can see the addresses and contact details here: http://librarie.carturesti.ro/despre-noi/cum-ne-gasesti-705/
The biggest shop, Cărturești “Verona”, is located downtown Bucharest. There you can find a large selection of English books, from fiction to specialty publishing, a generous selection of CDs and DVDs, stationery and gifts. Besides the tea room, there is also a cafe and a large terrace, serving food and drinks.
Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 22:00
Access: 2 minuts walk from Romana Square
Metro: Romana Square on the blue line
Bus: 126, 13, 168, 226, 300, 301, 331, 368, 381, 783
Night buses: N117, N119