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National Village Museum
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Piaţa Arcul de Triumf · interesting places nearby
Triumphal Arch information
About half way up Şos Kiseleff, the 27m Triumphal Arch, based on Paris’ namesake monument, was built in 1935 to commemorate the reunification of Romania in 1918. Sites of WWI battles are inscribed inside the arch, while King Ferdinand and Queen Marie feature on its southern facade. Its viewing platform is only occasionally open to the public.