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Well, although not of the same magnitude as the one in Paris, it is still a landmark in Bucharest. It is in the middle of this roundabout from which you can drive in several directions. It is a good place for pictures, but watch out...More
This could be considered on of the entry points to Bucharest for visitors from the airport, the other being the Soviet-styled House of Free Press at the next roundabout out of the city.
The Arch, as we see it now, was decorated in the 1930's....More
A nice arch, not unmemorable. It looks more impressive at nighttime.
A walk-through suggestion in the area: you can take the metro to station Aviatorilor, walk through Herastrau park (1-1.5 h probably until you'll have enough), continuing towards Muzeul Naţional al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", visit...More
No need to add to your itinerary as it will be on your way to other attractions. It is in a busy intersection and can be easily reached by public transport. The structure is similar to the arches you find in all European countries.
While strolling along we came across a remarkable copy of the original found in Paris. It is inappropriately placed in a large traffic circle which prevents any immediate contact with it. At least one cannot be disappointed from close up.