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CEC Palace

Calea Victoriei 13, Bucharest 030022, Romania
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“old building” (12 reviews)
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Calea Victoriei 13, Bucharest 030022, Romania
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Reviewed December 14, 2015

This palace is Savings Bank, a symbol of Victoria's street, which is fundamental part of Bucharest's glory

Thank UrsuStefanVictor
Reviewed December 8, 2015

It appears suddenly when peering out of the city center and it shocks you with an amazing 19th century architecture!

Thank Lorenzo G
Reviewed December 6, 2015

With ecclectic architectural style the building stands testimony to Bucharest's artistic and historic heritage. The interiors are just as beautifully decorated although maintenance remains somewhat of a concern. Well worth visiting !

Thank EUcivilization
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

As they say, this place reminded me of Paris! Nice architecture and lightning at night. It's a pity you can't visit it as it's the central bank of Romania.

Thank Ilaria d
Reviewed November 13, 2015

I like this building a lot; an essential stop on Calea Victoriei. It was created bt French architects and it still looks well. Is is opposite church Sf Ciprian and very close to the History Museum. It has a small garden with roses around and...More

Thank Sophia S
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Built by the French architect Paul Gottereau between 1897-1900 this nice palace was meant to host the CEC Bank, the first Romanian bank commissioned 1n 1864 the first Prince of Romania Alexandru Ioan Cuza.

Thank Mihai P
Reviewed November 5, 2015

charming, impressive ,so 19th century-stlyle, one of the few buildings with personality left in Bucharest.

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed October 24, 2015

A beautiful building in Bucharest and recommended if you're into architecture. I guess the entrance is not allowed.

1  Thank Jonathas R
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Nice building, it seems to be degrading every time i see it. You cant visit it, only look at it. Good if you like architecture and history. Can recommend.

Thank cristim514
Reviewed October 8, 2015

I was walking around with a lady from Bucharest and she explained how the ruler of the country lived there and the history behind the building.

Thank wayner01
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