The Palace of the Parliament is a parliamentary building situated in the Romanian capital city, Bucharest. It was completed in 1997 and is one of the largest administrative buildings in the world with a height of 84 metres, a width of 270 metres and a length of 240 metres. It is the seat of the Parliament of Romania. The magnificent building was constructed using Romanian materials, it has 1,100 rooms of which 400 are meeting rooms with some of them used by the most important people in the country.
The palace is situated in the city centre. The closest metro line is ‘Plata Unirii’ which is situated on the boulevard leading up to the palace and is served by the M1, M2 and M3 lines. The 7, 27, 32 and 47 trams also stop at ‘Plata Unirii’. The 136 bus travels to the building.
Opening Times and Admission
Tours run at the palace, they run daily when there is not an important parliamentary event being held. Tours cost 40LEI for adults, 20LEI for students and 10LEI for children. They run between 9am-5pm in the summer months and 10am-4pm in the winter months.