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Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni)

Bulevard Geniului 1, Bucharest 060116, Romania
+40 21 221 1200
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Bulevard Geniului 1, Bucharest 060116, Romania
+40 21 221 1200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Bucharest I visited a few ‘palaces’ and I’d prioritise them 1. Palatul Cotroceni; 2. Palatul Primaverii (Ceaucescu’s former residence); then 3. Palatul Parliament. You must make a reservation ahead of time for Cotroceni Palace and take your original passport or official ID when...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is must see when you visit Bucharest. This Palace/Museum has a very nice story to tell and you will discover an interesting piece of Romanian history here. Here is the official office of the President of Romania also.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This visit was outstanding. I made my reservations online, got scheduled for the day I asked for. The visit started on time and our guide Adrian did an outstanding job. We could not have asked for a better guide for our 100 minute tour. I...More

Thank novamom2001
Reviewed 25 May 2017

There is a very interesting museum that can be visited only by appointment. English speaking guide very good with extended knowledge on art and history.

Thank Rodica Z
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Cotroceni Palace is a must place to visit in Bucharest. Not too fat from the centre of Bucharest.

Thank Florian N
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

A very interesting place to see in Bucharest, far from the offbeat stream. Quiet, solemn and full of histories.

Thank Raul P
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We did this tour the same day we drove to and back from Targoviste and toured the former home of Ceausescu. It was a full day but a great day all around. The guide we had was a young and spunky Romanian girl with very...More

1  Thank Kay M
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had this tour in April 2017. You need a reservation and a valid ID to enter. The online booking page doesn't really work so try calling. The tour itself is nice, although our guide was more interested in catching the attention of the two...More

Thank roxana0606
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I had a tour round here in English. You have to book in advance. It lasted just over 2 hours and you got to look round mostly round the old royal palace but also the cellars, the church and the monks houses. The guide was...More

1  Thank B T
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Entry 40 RON ( or 20 RON pensioner concession ... !!! ). Permit to photograph 5 RON. You need to go onto the Palace website and send off an email requesting a tour of the once royal palace - now a museum ... Make sure...More

1  Thank Ken M
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22 July 2017|
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Response from Rodica Z | Reviewed this property |
You cannot park just in front of the entrance you should park either near the botanic garden (downhill) or upper hill near the Lion statue.
Mariana S
14 June 2017|
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Response from Rodica Z | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be best to take the full tour. The cellars are also worthwhile to visit... and the guides are very competent
18 October 2016|
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Response from carmen u | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can visit the Museum only by appointments. Appointmentsare made at least with 2 days before. And they will confirm by phone or email. Telephone: 021-3173107