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Palace of Parliament

Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
+40 21 414 1420
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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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  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
+40 21 414 1420
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Palace of Parliament today. We had reservations for 3pm through our hotel desk but since we were in the area we decided to check whether we could do the tour earlier and we had no problem changing the time on the spot....More

Thank julia a
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A legacy golf the Cold War and a symbol to tyranny that has become a symbol for a new Romania. Made with Romanian materials and resources throughout . A must see!

Thank GtwS
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The second largest building in the world. It would have not been built in a democracy. It was built under the socialist government. The Pentagon is larger. This building is so expensive that only 15% is in use. It has an underground portion to it...More

Thank G L
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was looking forward to getting a look inside this place but it wasn't to be. A particularly unhelpful and unfriendly guard on one of the gates just grunted and said it was closed. We managed to work out this was because of some anti-government...More

Thank michaeldix0n
Reviewed 2 days ago

Palace is really huge but mostly ... empty inside. Costs 35 RON to go with English tour (tour starts ~ every hour) from 12:00, takes around 1 hour and a half and it is quite boring (we didn't complete it - had another appointment). They...More

Thank philll610
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really good one hour tour, lots of beautiful rooms to see and a very interesting history behind the construction. Thank you very much Alexandru for being a great tour guide.

Thank Hippy02 .
Reviewed 2 days ago

Palace of Parliament is an old world marvel, entrance is also allowed on selected days. Night view is mesmerizing.

Thank Angad P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although the staff were particularly unfriendly when attempting to book the tickets, the guide was very professional. The palace itself is a must-see so that you can appreciate the megalomaniacal nature of people.

Thank RonPan
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the highlights of our stopover in Bucharest. A testament to the excesses of dictatorship. The sheer scale of the building is mind-blowing - it's the 2nd largest administrative building in the world after the Pentagon. It's a government building, not a palace, so...More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In hindsight, I would have pre-booked online but I got there & 3 hours later was able to do the tour (you don't have to wait there until the tour, just come back at the indicated hour). The building is impressive despite representing a very...More

Thank Marlinesk
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25 April 2017|
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Response from CristiDan | Reviewed this property |
30 lei for photo camera or video. if you use your cell phone free of charge
Eric J
24 April 2017|
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Response from LGBfund | Reviewed this property |
when we went there were 2 tours available - one in the morning and one in the afternoon. it's also worth noting that you'll need your passport when you visit as they need this for security measures.
29 March 2017|
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Response from DanaCercel | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the entrance fees can be paid in cash only, no credit card is accepted.Also the payment cannot be done in advance.