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Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei)

Calea Victoriei Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
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Calea Victoriei Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though the monument isn't well loved by Romanians, and it is pretty ugly, this is the one place in Europe in 1989 where the communists went down fighting. Unfortunately, the balcony where Ceausescu made his last speech has an AC unit on it now.

Thank Arminius1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit here if you have time. If you look closely at the entrance to the Ministry building you will see at the door and at the staircase bullet holes from the time of the revolution.

Thank GalwayJay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This square is where the history of Rumania changed its course in 1989, and the comunist regime headed by Nicolae Ciausescu- the uneducated despot who has turned the lives of millions into a nightmare - came to an end. many sacrificed their lived to make...More

Thank TzviaO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of interesting buildings, memorials and history in such a small area, a bit of a shame it isn't looked after a bit better though but certainly an area that is worth a visit, the section of wooden piling to show how the roads were...More

Thank Leigh-Harrington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a bit of a strange monument that could not be interpreted by everyone, especially foreign tourists as the monument is a pyramid with statues at the bottom and what could represent the globe being stricken through right in the middle. We were clearly...More

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting area for photographs, some of the statues quite impressive...particualy the big 'horsey'

Thank Deb A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Impressive large square where with little imagination, one can envision the crowds gathered and booing the dictator A piece of history The new Romania emerged after events that took place and still take place at this spot

Thank Mickey S
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Must visit, nice square full of recent history and some nice monuments. Also very nice building around.

Thank durutti13
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Worth a walk around and remember what happened in 1989. Note the architect's headquarters just to the left...a building within a building??

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Our guide Alin Anitas,stopped off here as it is an important part of Romanian recent history. It was sad to see just how unkempt nd uncared for the area is,especially the bronze plaques with names of the dead.

Thank RoyL65
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Laurence G
12 February 2016|
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Response from rwaygood | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the metro at the university it's just down the main road which takes you to the park (perpendicular from the train line) it's on the right hand side.
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