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Calea Victoriei 13, Bucharest 030022, Romania
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Admire one of the best examples of last century architecture housing the "popular bank". Guided inside tours are available but even a non-guided tour will impress you.

Thank criradul2001
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is yet another beautiful building on Calea Victoriei with extremely stunning architecture. It's difficult not to be impressed by the former grandeur of Bucharest, particularly in contrast with some of the dilapidated buildings.

Thank kathryndob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in 1897, CeC Palace designed by french architect Paul Gottereau. Unfortunatelly, in night time is not well illuminated so your photos will not show the beauty of it.

Thank geo0000
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

A stand out historic building in old town with a magnificent facade and windows. Definitely include in your downtown wanderings. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

1  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 24 July 2018

no matter if is one or many this building is impresive,located near old city in the victoria street its a good place to start walking up the road too see and the other monuments and buildings,acros the road from c.e.c is the history museum

Thank antie k
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I wish it can be visited. The construction works started in 1897, an event attended by King Carol I and Queen Elisabeth themselves, and the building was inaugurated in 1900. Paul Gottereau was the architect in charge with the design, and he successfully lent a...More

2  Thank Mehmet M
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A magnificent neoclassical building opened in 1900 as the bank's HQ and which from the outside looks like a railway station with it great cast-iron dome rising above the central part. Unfortunately it was closed whenever I passed do I didn't have the opportunity to...More

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I sneaked in since it is now a private bank. I took a few pictures and then was kindly explained and lead out by a manager. However I am quite impressed by the grand views of this significant historical building. You can take the exterior...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Love it, love it... I am referring to the architecture of the building and its location on Calea Victoriei. In this place there is no much change. It is that part of Bucharest that you could still feel that is unmoved as in the days...More

Thank Dudy D
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Just a nice building tha you have to visit when you go to bucurest nice architecture and you need 10-15 minutes to see ..

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