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Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei)

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Address: Calea Victoriei Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
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The place where the history of democratic Romania started in December 1989

This square is the place where the revolt of the people against Nicolae Ceausescu started back in December 1989 and which put an end to the comunist history of Romania. If you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Artur S
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the former royal castle, the balcony of ceauscescu's last speech, bookstore humanitas with bullet holes in the bricks from the darker times , this square is a must and not far , visit also once the hilton , historic hotel since ages

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Skokie, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The plaza is large and nice to walk around the perimeter. Traffic in the streets of Bucharest, well, there is a lot. Go there and check out the buildings, learn the history, and walk. Nice area and nice city.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This square is the place where the revolt of the people against Nicolae Ceausescu started back in December 1989 and which put an end to the comunist history of Romania. If you have seen the live revolution being broadcasted by all major networks in 1989, then it would make sense to visit it and connect the live images seen back... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An old established Central location alongside one of the Central Avenues of the City became the Start scene on 21 Dec.1989 of Romania's Anti-Communist Revolution..This huge Square is surrounded by many establishments of Great Historical value, each one harboring many interesting stories...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is centrally located in the city and is a historical landmark. Beautiful square, thoughtful and pure. Worth a passage to admire the monuments and majestic buildings around

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history of this square is very moving, the sculptures and the tablets with the names of the protesters killed in the the uprising of 1989 really bring it home.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The revolution took place only couple of decades ago, and every person in the square can explain about the situation at those days, and almost duplicate the events that happened in the square. We saw it on TV, and once standing there, you can almost witness again the crowd and the desperate leader...

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Seeing the palace inside and outside is a scary experience. Ceausescu was a mad, delusional psycho. It must be seen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Search for history to find your place in it. I find it inspiring to stand in places of magnitude...humbling as we move into the future, history provides us with guide posts to move more positively into the future. Here is one of those places.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

stayed close by to this location when you hear the history and the meaning this place has in the hearts of the romanian people it is inspirational to say the least

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