Suţu Palace is one of the oldest aristocratic residences in Bucharest, as well as one of the very few buildings that have remained unchanged for over 150 years. It was built between 1833 and 1835 by Costache Suţu, according to the designs of architects Conrad Schwink and Johann Veit.
The Palace’s new permanent exhibition, called “Time of the City”, aims to help visitors delve into a story-driven journey through the city’s history. Starting with a unique piece found within the Palace – the backwards running clock, fabricated by the Collin House of Paris, a clock that requires people to view its mirrored reflection in order to tell time – the “Time of the City” exhibition is a journey that begins in the present and heads back in time, towards the past.
This pilgrimage is segmented, as each room housing the exhibition is dedicated to a certain historical period of reference for the city’s evolution and for the events that occurred on its territory.
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