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Ceausescu Mansion

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Fitting of a head of state of the former Soviet bloc, the palace stands out both in magnitude and in its luxurious interior garnished with beautiful design elements (furniture, carpets, mirrors, porcelain) manufactured in famous shops from the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Bulevardul Primaverii No.50 | District 1, Bucharest 011975, Romania
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 15, 2016

After visiting the Casa Poporului, we were expecting to see rooms on the scale of Versaille. This is not the case. The palace is relatively small and the tour appears to take in most rooms. It was never used to entertain guests (apart from Richard...More

4  Thank SandKJakarta
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Ceasescu was son of a shepeard and choose this palace as his Spring palace with furnished it in accordance. If you want to understand the history you must visit it even if you don´t apreciate that much. NOTE 1: It was said to me by...More

4  Thank Prestigius
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We called in the morning and got in on a tour the same day! You get to see 50 of the rooms and is a very informative tour! Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting Ceausescu mansion is very interesting to see how a communist leader lived in splendor while his people were hungry and living a very basic life. It is also interesting to see the life he conducted in the 1980's with amenities that look amazing even...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An eye opening experience seeing the opulence and excess in a former “Communist” dictator’s palace. Ultimate hypocrisy - while some of the population could barely put food on the table, this dictator and his family were the Romanian “Kardashians” of their day. Lavish and over...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say - it's a disgrace but you've got to visit to understand how awful the regime was. The haves and the have not have never been more plainly exhibited.

Thank Avtovo
Reviewed 1 week ago

I do recommend this museum for both locals and visitors of Bucharest. Although the parking is a pain in the area, there is an almost 2 hour tour that is worth taking. Beautiful and very tasteful decorations and materials, most of the furnishings and the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are visiting Bucharest, this house it's a must. you can see the place where Ceausescu and his family lived, how their visits to Cuba and N Korea influences their life and Romanias future. Enjoy the visit. Tour guide is very nice and has...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of our favourite things about Bucharest. you have to book online in advance for an appointment as it's by guided tour only. We had the best tour guide ever, Andrew. He had the best dry sense of humour ever and a phd...More

Thank Jaime B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visit really was the highlight of our trip to Bucharest and showcased the hypocrisy of Ceausesu’s presidency in that he, his wife and their 3 children lived in unimaginable luxury in this 170 room mansion while the Romanian people coped with the privations of...More

Thank jjay26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest, I had heard so much about Ceausescu's home that I expected it to be covered in gold from floor to ceiling. The truth is that "only" the bathroom handles were dipped in gold. I loved the tour as I learnt a lot...More

Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour is a must see - book ahead online and wait for the email confirmation. We loved the swimming pool and the cinema. This was tacky communist luxury at its best. Not cheap 50 lei each but worth every bani.

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OldBob22
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Ken J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure if your question was based on my review, however we had a wonderful experience at the mansion. We only interacted with our guide, other than paying our entrance fee. Our english speaking guide, who was native... More
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Saskia201515
November 22, 2017|
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Response from Palatul_Primaverii | Property representative |
Hello, Yes. The Museum will be open on December 1st 2017. In order to visit it is recommended to make an appointment via email, phone or through our website. Thank you and have a nice day! Best regards, Sorin Florea / PR... More
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706stellav
August 5, 2017|
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Response from Palatul_Primaverii | Property representative |
Hello and sorry for the late response. The ticket for the English guided tour is 45lei/person. English guided tours are at 11:00, 13:00, 15:00 and 17:00, Wednesday - Sunday and like Sara said, all the tours are guided... More
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