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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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Wonderful building, take the tour and visit the church and gardens..

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... read more

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

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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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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37 reviews 37 reviews
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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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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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Bucharest has its own hills, and these higher altitudes are in the Cotroceni neighbourhood, an area of beautiful houses and lovely greenery, including a Botanical Garden. If the Cotroceni Palace is today the residence of the Romanian President, at its inception was built and occupied by the Royal family. A famous Romanian architect worked for years between the two World... More 

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