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Palace of Parliament

Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
+40 733 558 102
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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 good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Izvor St., 2-4, Bucharest 050711, Romania
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+40 733 558 102
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"largest building in the world"
in 195 reviews
"huge building"
in 176 reviews
"administrative building"
in 107 reviews
"standard tour"
in 100 reviews
"view from the balcony"
in 48 reviews
"sheer size"
in 37 reviews
"security check"
in 40 reviews
"guided tour"
in 175 reviews
"id card"
in 35 reviews
"amazing building"
in 73 reviews
"take pictures"
in 93 reviews
"nicolae ceausescu"
in 37 reviews
"communist regime"
in 35 reviews
"visiting bucharest"
in 56 reviews
"romanian history"
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"pentagon"
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"marble"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's the biggest parlament house of Europe and the second building in all world Inside is very beautiful You need to visit to believe and feel its imposing

Thank Paulo P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a top attraction, a must see when in Bucharest. The building is huge (second in the world), the architecture amazing. View from the balconies or to the building from outside is breath taking. If you ever get the chance to have a drive...More

Thank Marius A
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The 2. Biggest building in the world. incredible impressive. Dont forget your id or they dont let you in. Our tour guide spoke very good english and explained everything perfect. When you visit bucharest, this is a must

Thank worldcitizen1973
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You should make a visit to see this building. Εxaggeration in every aspect by Nicolae Ceaușescu,the last Communist leader of Romania and former President of the Republic (1974-1989). 2nd biggest building in the World (365,000 m2). Heaviest building in the World. Minimum 20.000 workers for...More

Thank Nikolas2106
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although my own, purchased guide book did not say so, I was forewarned by a free, local throwaway guide to Bucharest and called a day in advance to make reservations for the mandatory guided tour, i.e. you cannot just show up and expect to enter...More

Thank bfindysz
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful time. Weather was good everyone helping and guiding with flair and grace. Great friendly hotel staaf, great teammembers all adding to make good planned trip a great experience

Thank Adele d
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a must to visit place in Bucharest. Massive fancy building. The area is more then 350000 square metres! Interesting decor, a lot of different materials and elements. I was a little bit shocked about its size and splendor.

Thank Rūta S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This building is very big and imposing, one of the emblem of Bucharest. It is a must to see when in Bucharest, being one of the largest building in Europe.

Thank Elena P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge building and must to visit.. The 3% that allowed to visit very awesome and interesting.. the minus we cant see more of the building.

Thank renanemn
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace of parliament is worth visiting to get an honest taste and understanding of Ceausescu’s rule. The size, grandeur and extreme lavishness of this building helps fathom what communist dictatorships are all about, more-so when one learns that this massive building was completed in...More

Thank snowwhite124
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YFCy
March 19, 2018|
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Response from Dance B | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not possible, you have to book a tour and come in time.
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Alifya M
February 16, 2018|
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Response from PennWinchester | Reviewed this property |
There is just one entrance. As you face the main building having walked along the boulevard, go across the car park and cross over and head right then up round the corner, to the main entrance. You have to pay to take... More
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mila_go
April 25, 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
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