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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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Awesome inside and out.

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 2 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 4 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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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is for sure a big building,even when you are inside it is huge,despite some few decoration of the wall, it miss something on this building, no fourniture, some empty corridor. Also the quality of finishing works are low level. It remains something to visite with a great view on Bucharest. The worst was the organisation to enter it is... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour is ok, I would expect to see the parliament itself. Waste of time waiting for 8 by 8 people in an elevator where we are 30-40 people... no wonder tour is 2 hours. The site itself is nice and not as I expected, Romanians fail to have a perfect building, examples: 1. Very dark as they use maybe... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Some people complain that the building is full of "empty halls" but it is an impressive evidence of a man's madness. It is really huge and luxuriously built. The guiding tour is good and helpful. There are various types of tours. We took the one with the terrace but without the underground tunnels. It was quite good. You have to... More 

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