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“Weird and interesting”

Palace of Parliament
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Communist Bucharest History Tour
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Brasov Day Tour to Sinaia and Bucharest Including Palace of Parliament Visit
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Private Tour: Full-Day Bucharest City Tour
Ranked #10 of 308 things to do in Bucharest
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The world's second largest building was built as a palace for Nicolae Ceauşescu, who was overthrown and executed before it was completed.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one to put on the list of things to see when in Bucharest. The building is crazy big which can be seen from the outside but only really appreciated once you go inside with a tour. The tours are fairly inexpensive and English ones last just over an hour and go pretty frequently. Fascinating to see and great to hear lots about the history of the building and Bucharest itself.

You do have to pay to take photos or video with a real camera, but it’s free just on your phone.

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After the rude ladies at the paymeny desk and the security check to rival any airport...once the tour started it was surprisinly informative and at some times enjoyable. There isnt much to see but our tour guide had a lot of " back story" to keep it interesting. Not for young kids they got bored.

Thank Anthoula K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in footprint, (Only Pentagon is bigger) and it's as large underground as over, take a guided tour and you will learn about the folly of mankind, I recommend this to understand where the Romanians are coming from.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge palace that you can loose the exit. Nice rooms and great tourist guides can show you all the special corners

Thank Steven G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on Dealul Arsenalului in central Bucharest, it is the largest administrative building in the world. We diden't go inside in our visit. Before you go make a search about history of the building and how it was made.

Thank kostaszaf1989
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