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Palace of Parliament

Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
+40 21 414 1420
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The world's second largest building was built as a palace for Nicolae Ceauşescu, who was overthrown and executed before it was completed.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
+40 21 414 1420
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was really great experience. Alexandru, our guide, gave us an exceptional tour, very informative and entertaining.

Thank Selma H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Certainly worth a visit to get a glimpse of the 2nd largest building in the world. Unfortunately only part of the building is used, and it feels like there are so many more uncovered secrets of the place. It's only accessible by guided tour, and...More

1  Thank winnie k
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great experience, very interesting tour. A bunch of grand rooms and halls all part of a story everyone should hear. Very good presentation by our guide Alexandro

Thank Jasmina L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

... a little bit boring though. The place is very impressive. We took a guided tour in French and the guide was quite good.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Apparently this is the second largest administrative building in the world next to the Pentagon. It is also the heaviest probably due to the huge amount of marble inside. It is massive, extravagant, mind boggling. Just to see what Ceausescu built is incredible and no...More

Thank Adrienne N
Reviewed 3 days ago

when you see it from the outside, you get the feeling of something imposing, big, a bit creepy and a bit 'I must stay away from it' type. on the inside you get to see another part of its beauty, fully complementing the outside view....More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did an organised tour here, which was very informative. If visiting by public transport, get the metro to Izvor and then walk straight across the park, when you exit the park you will see the Palace entrance just to your left and this is...More

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour guided by Alexandru was very informative, Alexandru has a great sense of humour! I can recommend the tour 100% for every Bucharest visitor!

Thank Bernhard A
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was high on my list of places to go to in the city and I was able to walk there from my apartment off Carol Boulevard. Arriving too early I was told to return at 11am when the English tour started. There were the...More

Thank Stephen333_11
Reviewed 3 days ago

This immense modern building is the largest civil building in the world dominating a square. It is a real monster and worth a visit but take a wide-angle lens you will need one.

Thank E Paul R
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April 25, 2017|
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Response from CristiDan | Reviewed this property |
30 lei for photo camera or video. if you use your cell phone free of charge
Eric J
April 24, 2017|
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Response from LGBfund | Reviewed this property |
when we went there were 2 tours available - one in the morning and one in the afternoon. it's also worth noting that you'll need your passport when you visit as they need this for security measures.
March 28, 2017|
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Response from DanaCercel | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the entrance fees can be paid in cash only, no credit card is accepted.Also the payment cannot be done in advance.