Cotroceni Palace


Elegant Cotroceni Palace dates from the late 19th century and is the official residence of the Romanian president. Many rooms are open to visitors, but call or email in advance to reserve a spot on the compulsory guided tour. The palace has an illustrious place in Romanian history, most notably as the home of Queen Marie, the English wife of Ferdinand I. Bring your passport.

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