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Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni)

Bulevard Geniului 1, Bucharest 060116, Romania
+40 21 221 1200
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Bulevard Geniului 1, Bucharest 060116, Romania
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We did this tour the same day we drove to and back from Targoviste and toured the former home of Ceausescu. It was a full day but a great day all around. The guide we had was a young and spunky Romanian girl with very...More

1  Thank Kay M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We had this tour in April 2017. You need a reservation and a valid ID to enter. The online booking page doesn't really work so try calling. The tour itself is nice, although our guide was more interested in catching the attention of the two...More

Thank roxana0606
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I had a tour round here in English. You have to book in advance. It lasted just over 2 hours and you got to look round mostly round the old royal palace but also the cellars, the church and the monks houses. The guide was...More

1  Thank B T
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Entry 40 RON ( or 20 RON pensioner concession ... !!! ). Permit to photograph 5 RON. You need to go onto the Palace website and send off an email requesting a tour of the once royal palace - now a museum ... Make sure...More

1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This palace is so worth it! it's beautiful and the historical aspect is so interesting. It's perfect for a rainy day or a day that's to hot!

Thank Abistrate
Reviewed 18 February 2017

an eclectic palace with nice architecture and furniture/ personal objects that reminds of the some of the Romanian kings and queens. the erudite and exhaustive explanations of our guide ( Mrs. Ioana Stroenescu, history teacher- maybe the others are the same ) was the best....More

Thank bernard v
Reviewed 1 February 2017

To visit the museum you must have made a reservation. Reservation will be confirmed by phone. Note, however, that the tours vary from day to day. We made a reservation fully guided tour in Romanian for a Sunday day, reservation confirmed as we wish, but...More

Thank Tufus92
Reviewed 20 December 2016

#1 Travel Destination in Bucharest for any Royalista... informed tour guides, fantastic interiors, rich in history-- carefully restored--

Thank W Core S
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I had a private tour in English for this the Royal Palace, totally renovated as used by Romania's royal family, for the grand sum of 10 Lei. They say you have to book an appointment 48 hours in advance, and the easiest way is to...More

1  Thank Mark16
Reviewed 16 November 2016

You have to book this in advance and on arrival, you check in as for a flight, exchanging your passport for a card and then off you go. You put special covers on your shoes to protect the carpets, which are beautiful and then you...More

1  Thank Sissy55
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22 July 2017|
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Response from Rodica Z | Reviewed this property |
You cannot park just in front of the entrance you should park either near the botanic garden (downhill) or upper hill near the Lion statue.
Mariana S
13 June 2017|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
... from memory - yes ... check their webpage ...
17 October 2016|
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Response from carmen u | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can visit the Museum only by appointments. Appointmentsare made at least with 2 days before. And they will confirm by phone or email. Telephone: 021-3173107