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Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni)

Bulevard Geniului 1, Bucharest 060116, Romania
+40 21 221 1200
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Bulevard Geniului 1, Bucharest 060116, Romania
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+40 21 221 1200
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"royal family"
in 12 reviews
"presidential residence"
in 5 reviews
"romanian history"
in 12 reviews
"national museum"
in 7 reviews
"queen maria"
in 2 reviews
"guided tour"
in 9 reviews
"religious objects"
in 2 reviews
"take photos"
in 7 reviews
"english speaking guide"
in 2 reviews
"id card"
in 2 reviews
"small museum"
in 2 reviews
"interesting information"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 2 reviews
"rainy day"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
"visit bucharest"
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This visit was outstanding. I made my reservations online, got scheduled for the day I asked for. The visit started on time and our guide Adrian did an outstanding job. We could not have asked for a better guide for our 100 minute tour. I...More

Thank novamom2001
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

There is a very interesting museum that can be visited only by appointment. English speaking guide very good with extended knowledge on art and history.

Thank Rodica Z
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Cotroceni Palace is a must place to visit in Bucharest. Not too fat from the centre of Bucharest.

Thank Florian N
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

A very interesting place to see in Bucharest, far from the offbeat stream. Quiet, solemn and full of histories.

Thank Raul P
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We did this tour the same day we drove to and back from Targoviste and toured the former home of Ceausescu. It was a full day but a great day all around. The guide we had was a young and spunky Romanian girl with very...More

1  Thank Kay M
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had this tour in April 2017. You need a reservation and a valid ID to enter. The online booking page doesn't really work so try calling. The tour itself is nice, although our guide was more interested in catching the attention of the two...More

Thank roxana m
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

I had a tour round here in English. You have to book in advance. It lasted just over 2 hours and you got to look round mostly round the old royal palace but also the cellars, the church and the monks houses. The guide was...More

1  Thank B T
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Entry 40 RON ( or 20 RON pensioner concession ... !!! ). Permit to photograph 5 RON. You need to go onto the Palace website and send off an email requesting a tour of the once royal palace - now a museum ... Make sure...More

1  Thank Ken M
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This palace is so worth it! it's beautiful and the historical aspect is so interesting. It's perfect for a rainy day or a day that's to hot!

Thank Abistrate
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

an eclectic palace with nice architecture and furniture/ personal objects that reminds of the some of the Romanian kings and queens. the erudite and exhaustive explanations of our guide ( Mrs. Ioana Stroenescu, history teacher- maybe the others are the same ) was the best....More

Thank bernard v
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GardeningFanatic
22 July 2017|
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Response from Rodica Z | Reviewed this property |
You cannot park just in front of the entrance you should park either near the botanic garden (downhill) or upper hill near the Lion statue.
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Mariana S
14 June 2017|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
... from memory - yes ... check their webpage ...
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ly09dia
18 October 2016|
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Response from carmen u | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can visit the Museum only by appointments. Appointmentsare made at least with 2 days before. And they will confirm by phone or email. Telephone: 021-3173107
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