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CEC Palace

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Address: Calea Victoriei 13, Bucharest 030022, Romania
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lovely architecture

One for the books,as it keeps its old architecture and charm.Good for visiting on any weather,day or night.Easy to reach.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Iulia P
Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One for the books,as it keeps its old architecture and charm.Good for visiting on any weather,day or night.Easy to reach.

Thank Iulia P
Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure if you can visit the palace inside, but on the outside is absolutely gorgeous. If you're passionate about architecture, I'm sure it will take you at least one hour to look at this building and all the details that impressed me so much.

Thank Calin C
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great architecture,very attractive exterior there was a Christmas market which was quote interesting

Thank Suruchi J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many buildings in Bucharest were influenced by close ties between Romania and France, in the late 19th Century. You'll want a picture of the CEC Palace...and you'll understand why Bucharest was once called a 'little Paris'. Sadly the building is not open for touring, but there is plenty to do nearby.

1 Thank Mark16
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a lovely French-style building, which is not accessible to the public for a visit. Furthermore, this time around, the building looked rather dirty from the outside with its walls covered with black dirt and stains. They definitely should do a better work in preserving it. Still, it's really easy on the eye.

1 Thank TheShis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

It is a very nice building, one the the most beautiful in Bucharest. It is must see if you are in the city.

Thank Corina G
Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A landmark building of the Calea Victoriei. Unfortunately, there is no way to visit the glass dome, as the bank hosted in the building does not allow it.

Thank dhasnas
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The CEC Palace structure well situated at Victory Street near the Old Town. The CEC Bank and Museum were operating and we just took a few snapshots from outside due to the shortage of time on our side but the historical building was really beautiful and representative to this city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The building is very beautiful and is located in Victoria Street, in front of National Museum of History. The construction, which has existed for over a century and has kept its architectural charm and freshness of the times when it was built is an emblematic building of Bucharest.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This building host one of the old romanian volk bank . Is an emblematic building for the epoque of ,,Little Paris " . Is situated vis a vis of National Museum of history

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