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Address: Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
Phone Number:
+40 21 414 1420
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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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The Palace of Parliament is an impressive building, very luxous, the view from the balcony is excelent. It is a place that must be seen.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a bit expensive, but worth the visit... U understand why people get revolted against Nicolae Ceaușescu... The palace is really impressive...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

visited here with some romanian friends and was very impressed the building is huge and despite its history is still used today by various government departments. you get a real insight in to romanias history beautiful and very informative tour guide highly recommend a visit

Thank wayne202
Rhodes, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

from the moment you get in until the moment I left it couldn't stop taking photos..so nice palace..you have to go..is no1 monument in Romania.you have to pay about 30 Ron extra to take photos..something that I don't understand but never mind..is about 6 euro...so it's OK!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the largest buildings in the world (already mentioned by many), The Palace of Parliament is certainly a remarcable building. Massive, hard to miss it, and you shouldn't. The cental balcony provides a great view over the boulevard which starts from it, 4 kms long (a nice place to have an easy walk along). The building itself is partially... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Palace of Parliament is an impressive building, very luxous, the view from the balcony is excelent. It is a place that must be seen.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we took a short tour to the parliament of about 2 hours and goodness its amazingly big. The best part is the cleanliness and how they manage to keep it that way. It has over 1000 rooms and the tour took us to hardly 1/10th of those rooms where each room was massive. Must do!

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was made by Nikolai Tsaouseskou in the dark political years of Romania.Almost 1500 rooms as his Palace but never manage to finish it.Now it's used as the Parliament. Its made all from marble and its the second huge building in the world. The first one is Pentagon USA.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge place , we need aproximative 4 hours to go arround and we was highly impressed about the building , very high rooms ,great arranged and a lot of gold decorations. I recommand this place for all the turists which are passing Bucharest

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here with my boyfriend the day after the New Year, and it wasn't working, the security guy told us to leave the property. We were in front and were trying to take a few pictures, but we were so rushed that we didn't have time to take proper photos. The building itself, or a little part of it... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is huge and truly impressive. The history (recent history too!) is fascinating and something you should definitely see while in Bucharest. Unfortunately I found the tour subpar. Way too many people per group with extremely limited access and guides giving a scripted tour avoiding many questions about honest. We spent at least an hour of the tour waiting... More 

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