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Address: Calea Victoriei, Bucharest, Romania
Phone Number: 40 21 311 11 19

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Simply AMAIZING !!!

Is one of the places you don't want to miss if visit Bucharest!! The architecture have a "Paris perfume" and if you visit it in the morning is simply amaizing due to the sun which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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bucharest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Is one of the places you don't want to miss if visit Bucharest!! The architecture have a "Paris perfume" and if you visit it in the morning is simply amaizing due to the sun which cover the entire construction. Highly recommended for holiday "photoshooting" :) is located few steps away from the best coffee place in Bucharest - Origo.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This building just leaves me breathless every time! is like an old jewelery that reveals it's beauty over and over again! On Victoria Street, you can see it from the Old Center like a discreet and mysterious royalty. Just across the History Museum! Worth a visit!

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Timisoara, Romania
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78 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I think it is one of the most beautiful palaces in old Bucharest (for sure in Top 20 for me). It was built in 1900 in eclectic style for the state owned CEC Bank, first public credit institution ever to be founded in Romania. You cannot park in front of it, but you can find a spot nearby. This way... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Located on Victoriei Bd, near the old city centre, it is an impressive landmark - for it's size and ecclectic style; old building facade contrasts the glass and metal dome roof. Construction started during king Carol I, so this is truly a monument.

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southampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

It is situated on Vitoriei Street. You cannot go inside but the outside of the building is very impressive. A must for photography lovers. It is across the road from the Old Town where you can grab a bite to eat or have a few drinks.

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

even if the structure and the front of the building is quite old, this place is great exactly because of that.

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Toronto, Canada
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

On the famous, fashionable Calea Victoriei, this building is a landmark, a solid stately construction of stone, iron, bronze, marble, topped with a Rennaisasnce dome well seen from everywhere. A bank is located here now, but there is a longer history of this monument available in the main lobby, this one vast, hugely tall and richly ornate. The ground level... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful buildings in the whole of Bucharest. It's definitely got to be on everyone's must-see list. It really makes one realise why Bucharest was once known as the Paris of the East or Little Paris.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

CEC Palace is in my opinion the mother of all historical buildings: huge, imposing, nice architecture and it's still in use. If you come across Calea Victoriei just make sure you won't miss a visit!

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

old historical building, on the Calea Victoriei street, in the center of the city. Kind of difficult to reach, but you can admire it if you go on foot on the Calea Victoriei.

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