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Address: Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
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+40 21 414 1420
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The world's second largest building was built as a palace for Nicolae...

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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A real Piece of Romanian History worth visiting!

There are long queues to get on the guided tour but it goes quite fast. You need to take your valid Passport which they will return at the end of your visit. The tour Guides are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maria C
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15 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

i visit this palace the old president showsosski its really amazing and you need to pass and visit you love it

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

When visiting Bucharest you shouldn't miss this Palace. 1. It's huge 2. It has lots of history and character 3. It's beautifut 4. If you plan to visit it, be noted, that you'll be sighned in exact time (we came in 10-30 and nearest international group was for 11-15 - so be prepared). They also take your passport and return... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are long queues to get on the guided tour but it goes quite fast. You need to take your valid Passport which they will return at the end of your visit. The tour Guides are very nice and knowledgeable and really contribute to a very pleasant tour. Photos are not allowed, only on the balcony. Wear comfortable shoes as... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All I can say is it was most memorable place of my bucharest tour.Excellent excellent excellent..no words to describe.pls go and see.

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Beit Shemesh, Israel
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we were told that you had to reserve a tour well before you needed it and to confirm 24 hours before. of course they had no record of us reserving a tour so they wrote us down again don't waste your time just reserve 24 hours before you need to go. the tour is truly fascinating. we only managed to... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting the house of the people is absolutely a must to understand that dictators are really not ok. In these days we have again enough examples... Anyway what you see is 1 % of the huge palace and it is beyond imagination, certainly when you realize what efforts where asked from the Romanian people. The most exquisite marble. Rooms where... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Palace of parliament is recorded as the second largest single building in the world, the building houses the so to say government house and representatives of the government of Romania meet here to discuss and arrange political affairs as I was made to understand, it has so many rooms and nice interior decorations. It's a nice building to visit.

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Thank Kelvin S
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This has to be the biggest parliament in Europe! Massive. We were there during Easter so the palace square had a gorgeous Easter fair going on! Really beautiful.

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Tutbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Inside was not awe inspiring. Rooms inside are massive and there are lots of them (around 1046) but apart from the Senate areas they mostly big empty marble rooms and corridors. Worth the visit just to see the outside and to hear the history but Primaverri Palace was a better visit for us.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My first advice is to book before you come and get there early. Our guide book said they open at 10am, in fact it is 9am. We arrived at 10am, having not booked and were put first on the wait list in case of non arrivals. We were lucky and were able to join an English speaking tour at 10.30... More 

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