Fodor's Expert Review Palatul Parlamentului

Bucharest Castle/Palace

This mammoth modern building, one of the largest in the world, stands witness to the megalomania of the former dictator Ceauşescu. Today, it houses the Romanian parliament. Unlike the royal palaces, every detail is Romanian, from the 24-karat gold on the ceilings to the huge hand-woven carpet on the floor. Forty-five-minute tours of the ground-floor rooms depart from an entrance on the northern end of the building (the right-hand side as you stand facing the building from the front). The building also houses the Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC).

Castle/Palace Government Building

Quick Facts

Strada Izvor 2-4
Bucharest, Bucuresti  050563, Romania

40-21–316–0300

www.cdep.ro/pls/dic/site.page?id=10

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: 20 RON, including guided tour

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