We were surprised that you cannot walk in and join the next tour...or even the one in a couple of hours time. The signage was not in the slightest bit helpful and the lobby was in significant disrepair. However if you want to explore the...More
About Palace of Parliament
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This is probably the most known building in Bucharest and it's worth a visit. The whole story of the building and why/how it was constructed is maybe not so nice for Romanians. But it is a somewhat impressive building and I recommend a visit.
The group tour includes seeing many rooms that are furnished in 1980;s vintage furniture but also large, cavernous, empty rooms. Ceaușescu received gifts of furnishing such as mahogany doors from his fellow thug Mobutu in former Zaire, now Democratic Republic of Congo. It was great...More
This is an amazing building. We spent nearly 3 hours and were told we covered only about 5% of the building. The architecture is opulent, interior decoration extensive (and expensive), meeting rooms with special fixtures, and a 5 Ton (yes, 10000 pound) chandelier hanging from...More
I can always say that I went there. Was it worth the seventy minute wait just to get to security ? Probably not. Was it worth the security interrogation ? Probably not. Once inside though the guide was superb as we were taken through various...More
We had a great tour of the Palace of Parliament building. It went for over an hour and the young guide was enthusiastic about delivering his knowledge and pleasant and funny. What more could you ask for! I had done lots of background reading as...More