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CEC Palace

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Address: Calea Victoriei, Bucharest, Romania
Phone Number: 40 21 311 11 19
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a emblematic building for the old Bucharest

This building host one of the old romanian volk bank . Is an emblematic building for the epoque of ,,Little Paris " . Is situated vis a vis of National Museum of history

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This building host one of the old romanian volk bank . Is an emblematic building for the epoque of ,,Little Paris " . Is situated vis a vis of National Museum of history

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San Marino
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the building is really beautiful and representative of the city. you'll notice it forsure. i liked a lot the contrast between that and the shiny mirror new building right behind

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Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Build in the beginning of 20-th century it's a splendid architectural monument in new classic style.nice to see in the night

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Thank Liviu L
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Architecture at its finest. A huge awe inspiring building that's hard to miss! I believe it is currently a bank so you can only view from the outside but it is still worthy of a look to see the scale of the place

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Thank Kelly W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

One of the last remaining beautiful buildings in Bucharest! I went to a restaurant across and stared at it for a few minutes!

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Thank Rotaru M
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Savings Bank House built in 1864, one of the most beautiful in Bucharest. Currently there operates CEC Bank and Museum CEC, which you can visit to see objects novel of historical evolution and economics: original documents of transactions of financial and banking in the early years of the bank, financial documents, bank products since 1880s until today, "moneybox" and safes... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

It is a very beautiful building that one can star at while visiting the center of Bucharest. It is a military facility (for veterans) so it is not accessible to the public. Just to see from outside.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Unfortunately you cannot get inside, you can admire only from outside the nice art deco elements. We tried already in several years to get in - it has got a wonderful dome - but no succes.

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Burnham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Corporate event for 130. Wonderful space for bo, speeches, disco etc. Service good, good terrible but that's not their fault.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Housing both a museum and bank headquarters, it is open to the public and offers an excellent glimpse of the architectural style of the late 19th to early 20th century. With a majestic exterior and a series of fabulous exhibitions and paintings hung throughout the interior, it is a gem both inside and out. It has an extremely grand design,... More 

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