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Triumph Arch

Piata Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest, Romania
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Ranked #51 of 109 Attractions in Bucharest
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Monuments/ Statues
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Warsaw, Poland
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61 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been there many times. Even so it is right now behind scaffolding it is a place to visit. The Arch is a place where most of the freshly married couples go and take pictures. Under normal circumstances this place can be crowded. It is a must to see when you are in Bucharest.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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350 attraction reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was quite interesting as built to commemorate the soldiers returning after WWI. Very similar in looks to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. We admired it from outside but apparently you can go inside.

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80 reviews 80 reviews
64 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It's completely surrounded by scaffolding and a tarp with an image of the Arc. Maybe they think if you look fast enough you won't notice? My taxi driver told me they are restoring it and making it more resistant to earthquakes. It's probably pretty cool when it's uncovered, but right now it's a disappointment.

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48 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It seems the Triump Arch is under repair right now since there's scaffolding all around. At least there's a photo of the Arch printed on the scaffolding so you can imagine what's hidden behind.

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Bucharest, Romania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Search for the dates it is opened and go up! This is something that it couldn;t be done in the previous years, but you can do it now - twice a year i think. The view is impressive. It is not like the one in Paris but it is very nice. The museum inside is also very nice. After they... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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112 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The end of the independence war is a very good reason to build such a monument and while it may be unfortunate that it appears similar to the more famous cousin, the meaning behind it is no less important.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Was built between the two WWs by the royal family to celebrate heros coming from the war. Some comments in this post do not render justice to this monument. It was he spirit of the time to celebrate the end of the WW1 and not a must have cheap copy of the Parisian monument. Two other details: the monument was... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It's under renovation but even if it wasn't I don't think there's much to see here. Looks like younger (and worse looking) brother of Parisian Triumph Arc :)

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We just passed by it on our way to the Village Museum. We couldn't see much of it as long as it was under renovation.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is a small copy of the original. Don't waste your time traveling to see this, partly because it's anticlimactic and mostly because it's under renovation. Such a disappointment because so many landmarks are being renovated and there is no warning until you arrive. Skip this and plan a tour of another landmark.

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