"Parliamentary Palace" Parliament Palace - Casa Poporului Tip by monica71

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This is a jaw-dropper! Ceausescu had a sixth of Bucharest flattened to make space for this project, and it kept 20,000 workers and 700 architects busy round-the-clock for 5 years during the main period of construction. The building is 90% complete and has no A/C.
You need to buy your ticket from the souvenir shop at the entrance (about $7). The palace is closed when the Romanian parliament is in session, but even if you can not go inside, go there and take some pictures of the building.

Address: Calea 13 Septembrie 1
Phone: +40 21 414 1420
Website: http://www.cdep.ro/pls/cic/site.visits?idv=2&idl=EN

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  • Written Mar 6, 2008
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