Parliament Palace in Bucharest

Cultural & Theme Tours in Romania

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You're are going to meet our guest in front of the Palace's Gate and your journey in the Communist past of Romania will start. We'll take you inside the palace , , sort the tickets out , the guide will be introduce to you. After more then an hour inside one of  Europe's most impressive buildings you will see with totally different eyes this amazing , and yet not fully discovered part of the old continent.
Soon as your guide will arrive a "small" walk will follow through the hall-ways and the rooms of one of the biggest buildings in the world. Today is the house of Romanian Parliament , but the idea of building such an enormous structure goes a few decades back , in the time of countries last communist dictator Ceausescu. Nicolae Ceausescu , Romania's second communist president after Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej , was the first state leader from the ex Russian influence to stand against the Eastern giant. Refusing to take part to Russian invasion in  Cekhoslovakia , Brejnev , the Russian president at the time put Ceausescu on Russia's black list. This particular event brought him fame among the Western world , and several visits in  West Europe and America followed. Unfortunately , him and his wife took a trip to North Korea by the end of 70's and that as a turning point in the history of this country. Returned to the motherland , Nicolae and the first "lady" Elena started a very ambitious project. They want to build in the middle of Europe a super-power to make all the world jealous , enormous buildings , roads , power plants , heavy industry etc. His idea wasn't that bad , unfortunately our population had a lot to suffer because his megalomaniac project.  Parliament Palace is ,no doubt about it , Ceausecu's biggest project, the price for this project tho is unimaginable. :  thousands of people lost lives , as well as some of the engineers and architects that worked at this building.  More details about world's second biggest build , behind only the Pentagon in the US, both visible from the Moon , your professional guide will provide in an great trip in the past of this beautiful country. Join us on the Parliament Palace tour and don't miss the opportunity on visiting this amazing structure , since is sinking 6 mm every year you all should hurry up and pay a visit to People's House in Bucharest.

What’s included

  • Tour escort/host
  • Guided tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks