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Palace of Parliament

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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
+40 733 558 102
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a place to see. It can help you understand of how big was the dream of Ceausescu. And what he did accomplished.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank V2758KAandreic
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bought advance entrances at Tiqets. Lost money in this app, because i could not manage to use the entrances, since they were not official. Still, we had time to buy official entrances and the tour was very good.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mlpreuss
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is one really big building :) there are guided tour every hour and you will be able to see arround 2% of bulding (you will walk arround 1.2 km through rooms and halls). It is really nicely desgined and impresive... it's worth to go...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nino_S_cro
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went for the noon tour. The place was very impressive, the tour was interesting and the explanations were good. Beautifully decorated reception rooms and conference halls. I enjoyed the one hour tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShirlyR28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building is impressive in its scale both inside and out. The tour, costing £5, lasted an hour and added some interesting historical knowledge to the building.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Danrzr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Palace of Parliament of Bucharest is a must-see attraction. 40.000 people used to live in the area where the palace is located. They had to move somewhere in order to the palace be built. It is the second largest build in the world and during...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love it! An amazing construction. You can do a basic slav squat and think about your babushka. No problem niema problema

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank steinart2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if the tour took place only in a few rooms it is a must see in town. The size of the building is at least impressive!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Avraxas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. And in the Christmas is really magic. The big avenue near the parliament have very nice stores.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carlota S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good guide, nice stories, cute and sharp. Impresive building, we walked for about one hour and saw just 3% of the place.

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 2, 2019|
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Response from Elcowen75 | Reviewed this property |
I wpuld also say 90 minutes, providimg that you get in and this also includes clearing security. Well worth the visit and security was just straight forward when I went
August 18, 2018|
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Response from dew1962 | Reviewed this property |
Talk to locals OR at your Hotel Front Desk, locals are great and helpful...do not be afraid to flash / show your CDN passport anywhere if you do not speak Romanian; they do and will accommodate you. If not contact me back....
August 5, 2018|
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Response from casaneo | Reviewed this property |
Hello .... no, you can not call 3 days before .... you have to do it 24 hours ... you leave your name and they ask you at what time it suits you to arrive to a guided tour ... another day you arrive 10 or 15 minutes before... More