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Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni)

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Address: B-dul. Geniului 1, Bucharest 060116, Romania
Phone Number: 021/221-1200
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The museum is awesome

Great museum inside, with a lot of nice items on display. Guided tours throughout the museum with great guides who will kindly answer any question you have. The Cotroceni Palace... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
Andre R
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Bucharest, Romania

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Bucharest, Romania
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great museum inside, with a lot of nice items on display. Guided tours throughout the museum with great guides who will kindly answer any question you have. The Cotroceni Palace is where the president does his thing, kind of like the White House, thus, strict security policies are applied, as the rules of entering the museum are kind of airport-like.... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A simply wonderful Palace, take the tour and be prepared to be amazed, with impressive interior which was restored to marvellous effect. It will have you wondering what will be next, as each room is in a totally different style, pick you're favourite.. Don't miss the church and gardens, simply divine in the gorgeous May sunlight.

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

liked it all an amazing big Building, well planned and situated more like a Castle and nkice Gardens

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Bucharest, Romania
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13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

the Cotroceni Palace Museum is a special historical place where you feel the weight of the history on your shoulders. Who visit Bucharest must see this incredible building and the visitor of Romania must see the Peles Castle from Sinaia .

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We went to the office at the front gate to make a tour reservation. The palace is the office of the president so you can't go walking around yourself without being part of an organized tour. It was very interesting, beautiful, and of great historic importance to Romania. Located in an upscale area of Bucharest, it's well worth a visit.... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

You can only have guided tours here, because it is in the complex that houses the Presidency of Romania as well, but that's a big plus, because seeing it without knowing all the details is missing at least half the interest of the visit. Also, you'll go through a security check and have to leave an ID at the gate,... More 

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

well taken care of, you can only go in an organized visit as it is the presidential palace. Lot's of green outside, inside you can only visit part of it but nice

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

an important part of the Romanian history can be found in this museum. It's a good way, especially for kids to make an incursion through history with the teachers

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Toronto, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

What is being visited is the old, royal wing of the palace. It is very strongly advised that you register in advance for the tour-however if you go to the Curch only this is not applicable. The palace is moderately interesting, none of the original furniture or rugs have been preserved; architecture inside is very French turn of the century

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We had a private tour of the palace. It was lesiurely, which gave a chance to look at the paintings, listen to the stories, and admire the carvings. The walnut tables and cabinets were masterly crafted with detail and exquisite workmanship. The guide shared the effects of the earthquake and the restoration. In addition, she shared the history and stories... More 

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Address: Address: B-dul. Geniului 1, Bucharest 060116, Romania
Phone Number: 021/221-1200
Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest

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