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CEC Palace

Calea Victoriei, Bucharest, Romania
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Ranked #17 of 98 attractions in Bucharest
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Brisbane, Australia
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203 reviews 203 reviews
110 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The architecture of this building is what attracted us to inspect a little closer. Certainly would be one of the most beautiful buildings in Bucharest and worthy of a visit.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Definitely worth a visit, especially since it's not considered a main attraction. Hint : try and talk your way into all of the building, sometimes the security staff can be true imbecils.

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Bucharest, Romania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Probably one if the most beautiful buildings in the old center! UNfortunately, isn't possible to visit inside! :(

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Bucharest, Romania
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388 attraction reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

A majestic old buiding situated in the old part of the city,on Calea Victoriei street.The architecture is impressive.The building houses the central offices of CEC Bank.Across the street is The National Museum of History.

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Tucson, Arizona
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295 attraction reviews
283 helpful votes 283 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This is a very nice building but the commercial flags in front are a disgrace and the building is quite dark from pollution. So at night it is beautifully lit, you noticed less the dirtiness and the flags and it seems like an even more beautiful building.

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Larnaka, Cyprus
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10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

One of the many banks located at that area. It's really nothing special. However, since it's quite close to other attractions, you could take a minute or two just so as you see the external of the building.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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1,173 reviews 1,173 reviews
986 attraction reviews
524 helpful votes 524 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is just another beautiful French style building in downtown Bucharest. Unfortunately, it was not open to visitors while we visited (although we heard it's not that easy getting in due to increased security), so we admired the building from the outside.

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Bucharest, Romania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Along the boulevard (Calea Victoriei) the presence of French Neo Classical Style was preserved very well by different buildings. The House of Savings (Palatul CEC) makes no exception. Built in eclectic style, the palace has a glass and metal dome. The impressive entrance features an arch supported by two pairs of columns in a composite style. The four corners are... More

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Heraklion, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

A great building in old citi.You can not go inside but it is worth visiting,especially during the night.

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UK
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77 reviews 77 reviews
10 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Wasted our time in visiting this commercial building. It's a bank. The building is nice but would hardly call it an attraction, but perhaps Bucharest is somewhat desperate to find some attractions. There are some interesting places in the neighbourhood but we went to see an 'attraction' and were disappointed. Bucharest struggles for tourist attractions so get out of Bucharest... More

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