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Address: Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
Phone Number: +40 21 414 1420
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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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Visiting the Parlament!

The time spent during our first visit was good except the check in! It was not well planned to pass to the checking point! The most of the visitors wich had the visit at 11:20... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Chisinau, Moldova
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Chisinau, Moldova
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The time spent during our first visit was good except the check in! It was not well planned to pass to the checking point! The most of the visitors wich had the visit at 11:20 stayed in front of those wich has a visit at 10:45! They blocked the way to the security and was not space at all to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impresie building. You must take a guided tour to make the difference. Very beautiful and Worth the visit.

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Foxley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The one building not to miss in Bucharest! The sheer size of it blows you away and when you also consider the history, specifically the overthrow of communism and ceausescu. It took me at least an hour to walk around the perimeter which was pleasant enough. It would appear they are building a massive cathedral in the grounds but that... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Palace of the Parliament sitting atop a hill overlooking the city is an impressive sight due to it's massive size. It's just as impressive on the inside. It's well worth taking the tour.

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Crete, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Palace of Parliament is a magnificent huge place, one of the largest buildings in the world and a site you should not miss if you are visiting Bucharest! They use about 70% of the building for different agencies and bureaus and there are some rooms that you can visit and some rooms that you can rent too! The view... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are a number of guided tours available. The best advice I can give is for you to go and book the tour you wish, the day before you want to visit, or if your Romanian language skills are not up to speed, get your hotel front desk to give them a call and sort things out. Information on the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This time, we views the monumental building from Izvor park. It's huge no matter where you look at it, but unfortunately, it is no longer lit after dark, thus during the evening there's a pitch black silhouette of this mammoth of a building.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is surprisingly easy to arrange a tour of this impressive building. From what I understood there seemed to be several tours daily in various languages. The cost of a tour is relatively expensive in comparison to other sites in Bucharest (and almost double if you wish to take pictures!). After an airport style security check the tour gets underway.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Communist palace however very impresive. There is luxury every where and opulent place. Be carefull to have your id with you.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You get the picture from reading the history of the building but the tour was fairly wooden about size of rooms mostly. A lot of waiting for lifts for other tourgoers and a lot of fuss getting into the tour. Actually getting a few photos outside the building for posterity and having a mooch around the inside entrance would be... More 

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