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A Palace with Promise

Advantages: Helps put Romania in context, an astounding building
Disadvantages: Uncomfortable history, vulgar and ostentatious decor

Pol Pot, Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin….the twentieth century certainly had its share of unpleasant and tyrannous leaders. Romania’s Nicolae Ceausescu must surely rank near the top of the list - if there were league tables for nastiness then he would likely ...

fizzytom 24.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Palace of Parliament (Palatul Poporului), Bucharest

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Romanian's greatest treasure!

Advantages: Impressive and magnificent building ETC, ETC, ETC,.......
Disadvantages: It doesn't have disadvantages.

Great things asked always great sacrifices. These are the rules of our world. Some peoples try to create something without thinking to the consequences. The same thing happened in Romania. Everything started in 1977 when Romania was almost ru ...

Theconqueror 09.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Palace of Parliament (Palatul Poporului), Bucharest

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See what a 1000 people built

Advantages: beautiful, unique
Disadvantages: not allways opened

The Palace of Parliament is the most beautiful building that was built by a comunist president. It is the second building after Pentagon. Situated in the middle of Bucharest is the perfect place to have a global view of the capital of Romania. Nowadays th ...

alexandra.gazda 20.09.2008 · Read full review
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Palace of the Parliament (House of People)

Advantages: easy access
Disadvantages: lot to walk

What is unquestionably Romania's most famous building, Palatul Parlamentului (known universally as Casa Poporului) was built during the darkest days of the Nicolae Ceausescu regime. Standing 84m above ground level on 12 floors, the building has long been ...

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Bran Castle - not at all Vlad

Advantages: Interesting, good value for money
Disadvantages: No access for people with mobilty problems, not really Dracula's Castle

...Situated about 25 Kilometres from the picturesque town of Brasov, Bran Castle is probably Romania’s most-visited tourist attraction. It is touted, incorrectly, as Dracula’s Castle and the link with the notorious Vlad Tepes is, if there is any truth in it ...

fizzytom 16.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Brasov

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