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Palace of Parliament Bucharest Skip-the-line Tickets with Guided Tour

€15.89
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1 hr.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Romania's Parliament, one of Eastern Europe's most interesting buildings.
  • The 2nd largest building in the world, this landmark has much to drink in! Thanks to your skip-the-line ticket, you won't have to while your time away in line.
  • Follow your official tour guide around, who will usher you with facts about the parliament building and its construction during the darkest period of communism.
  • Waltz across three levels of the building and delve into the history and contemporary realities of Romania.
  • Stumble through the main meeting rooms and the Ballroom, across 500 chandeliers, 1400 mirrors, and elaborate decorations.
  • From the Dictator’s Balcony (2nd level of the building), soak up panoramic views of the fountains boulevard.

Note

Starting from Oct 1, 2021, entry to the venue will only be permitted to people with a green pass. People need to be fully vaccinated, or present an RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours or a quick COVID-19 test not older then 24 hours.

  • Skip-the-line ticket to Parliament Palace
  • Official English-speaking tour guide
  • Booking fee
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with your passport to your tour guide
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at the right side of the Parliament building at the entrance by the Izvor Park
  • Address: Strada Izvor 2-4, București 041037, Romania
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Palace of the Parliament: Skip The Line Guided Tour

€19
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
1 hr.
  • Avoid long waiting queues with your skip-the-line ticket and head right into the Palace of the Parliament, Europe's biggest building and a cherished local landmark.
  • Learn about Romania's past and present political stand from your expert tour guide.
  • Get an insight into Romanian art and history as you admire the Palace's large halls, opulent decorations, and fascinating interiors.
  • Get to know some significant figures from the past like Nicolae Ceausescu, who helped shape Romania.
  • Head up to the 2nd level for terrific balcony views. Bring your cameras to capture the stunning Fountains Avenue from this vantage point.
  • Keep in mind that you will meet your guide at the North entrance, the intersection of Bulevardul Națiunile Unite and Bulevardul Libertății, right next to the traffic light. Please do not go to the main entrance.
  • A passport or valid ID card is necessary to enter the Palace of Parliament. If you are not in the possession of one of the two mentioned documents, your tour will be automatically canceled.
  • Starting from Oct 1, 2021, entry to the venue will only be permitted to people with a green pass. People need to be fully vaccinated or present an RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours or a quick COVID-19 test not older than 24 hours.
  • You need to arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes before the tour starts. This is to avoid possible delays due to the checking of IDs and Green Passes.
  • Skip-the-line access to Palace of Parliament
  • Expert English-speaking tour guide
  • Infants aged 0-6 go free. Children aged 7-17 and students aged 18-25 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Visiting Palace of Parliament in Bucharest | Book Palace of Parliament Tickets

Bucharest is one of the most visited cities in Europe. A city with a tumultuous history, Bucharest is famous for its architecture which is a reflection of its past. With plenty of landmarks depicting different eras, the city has plenty to offer tourists. Whether it’s the beautiful Belle Epoch buildings, the renowned Revolution Square or the galleries and antique shops in Old Town Bucharest, it’s impossible not to be pleasantly surprised at every turn of the road. But none are as attention-grabbing or controversial as the Palace of Parliament Bucharest.

To make things easier for you, we provide key information like FAQs, timings, and highlights of the famous monument. Keep reading this guide to get the most out of your Palace of Parliament Bucharest Tour.

Why Visit the Palace of Parliament?

Wondering whether you should book a Palace of Parliament Bucharest Tour? Take a look at the highlights given below to find out more about this historical landmark.

  • The opulent edifice, which is in Bucharest, is a vital part of Romanian history.
  • Presently, the second largest parliament building in the world, still in use, the Palace of Parliament Bucharest weighs a whopping 4.10 million tonnes, making it the heaviest building on the planet.
  • The enormous structure boasts 1100 rooms, with most of the materials used in the construction, sourced from Romania.
  • Step into any of the brilliantly decorated halls and marvel at the gorgeous architecture. 
  • Take in the view of Unirii Boulevard from the 2nd floor.
  • The building’s lavish interiors make it the most expensive administrative building in the globe.
  • Make your way into the National Museum of Contemporary Art, which is housed in the Palace of Parliament along with two others.

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Combo Tickets

  • For a pocket-friendly and enriching experience, go for the combo tickets as you enjoy a guided tour of two of the most popular Bucharest landmarks, the Palace of Parliament and the Ceausescu Mansion.
  • With your combo tickets, you get skip-the-line access to these regal and important attractions of Romania.
  • Explore the lavish interiors of Ceausescu's mansion, and marvel at the splendid decor of the Palace of Parliament, all included in one ticket. 
  • Discover how the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu led a majestic life in the post-modern era.
  • Venture through the halls and passages of the Palace of Parliament and get to know facts about the seat of the Romanian democracy.

What is the Best Way To Book Palace of Parliament Tickets? Book Online

As the Palace of Parliament is one of the major tourist attractions in Bucharest, it can become difficult to get your hands on the tickets without prior arrangements. Book your tickets online in advance and enjoy a hassle-free experience while on your trip. 

  • Convenience: Learn about the regal Romanian history as you leave behind the tiresome long queues with the fast-track tickets that make your experience all the more fun.
  • Advance Reservations: With the online ticketing process, you can secure your trip easily by booking your tour slots beforehand.
  • Great Discounts: Experience the grandiosity of the Palace of Parliament at interestingly low prices, as online booking gives you incredible discounts.

Palace of Parliament Bucharest Highlights

Here are some special attractions you can witness on the Palace of Parliament Bucharest Tour:

National Museum of Contemporary Art

Romania's capital city of Bucharest is home to the National Museum of Contemporary Art (Muzeul Național de Artă Contemporană, or MNAC). A new glass wing of the Palace of the Parliament Bucharest houses the museum.

Nicolae Titulescu Hall

The President of the Senate and the President of the Chamber of Deputies currently hold formal sessions in this hall. This architectural marvel of a room was decorated in the French style, which guests can marvel at during the visit.

Take Ionescu Hall

Gold leaf-covered ceilings, 12 chandeliers and more than 20 sconces to dazzle visitors with their brilliant light, this hall was named after the Romanian premier, centrist politician, journalist, lawyer, diplomat and short story writer.

Union Hall

This gorgeous hall is the biggest one in the building. You can see where Nicolae Ceaușescu's portrait would have been and a large mirror that was supposed to be reflected on two of the room's walls, on your left and right, respectively.

Plan Your Visit To the Palace of Parliament

Listed below are crucial pieces of information that can help you plan your Palace of Parliament Bucharest tour:

Timings
Getting There
Rules
Nearby
Visitor Tips
  • Timings: March to October, daily 09:00 AM - 5:00 PM, November to February, daily 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Last Entry: March to October- 4.30 PM, November to February-3.30 PM
  • Closed On: 25th December and 1st January every year, 15th August to 28th of October, 2022
  • Best Time To Visit: Early mornings when it is less crowded.

Address: Strada Izvor 2 - 4, Calea 13 Septembrie 1, Sector 5

Find on Maps.

  • By Metro: M1, M3 
    Nearest Stop: Izvor 
  • By Tram: 32
    Nearest Stop: 11 lunie
  • By Bus: Bus # 104, 117, 123, 124, 136, 361, 385, 783
    Nearest Stop: Piața Regina Maria
  • By Car: Distance From Airport: 19.3 km from Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)
    Car Parking: Building's underground parking lot, (subject to availability)

Here are some rules you must follow while visiting the Palace of Parliament:

  • All visitors must carry IDs (valid passports for international tourists) to get into the building.
  • During the tour, avoid sitting on the stairs or any of the furniture.
  • Smoking and drinking are not permitted within the Palace of Parliament.
  • Dress appropriately.
  • Do not litter.
  • During the tour, please be silent and aware of your surroundings to avoid interfering with ongoing parliamentary sessions or conferences.
  • Nothing in the building's artwork or furniture should be touched or damaged.
  • Do not wander off from the guided tour deliberately.
  • Antim Monastery: One of the most stunning monasteries in the capital, is located very close to the Parliament Palace on Unirii Boulevard in Bucharest.
  • Romanian Athenaeum: It is situated on Calea Victoriei, is an important historical and cultural hub and a stunning piece of architecture.
  • Primăverii Palace: The former home of the Ceaușescu family, it is now a museum and is situated near the Palace of Parliament.

Here are some useful tips for your Palace of Parliament tour:

  • Carry your national IDs or passports, this is important for getting through the security and gaining admittance.
  • If you are a student, you can get a discounted ticket. Remember to bring your student ID card to confirm that you are a student.
  • Dress in layers, as the building can get quite cool at times.
  • Bring a bottle of non-alcoholic beverages or water in a transparent plastic or glass bottle.
  • Do not bring any type of banner, flag or placard etc as it might lead to refusal of entry.
  • Wear comfortable footwear, as the Palace of Parliament tour may involve a lot of walking.

All Your Questions About Palace of Parliament Tickets Answered

Q. Where can I buy Palace of Parliament tickets?

A. You can buy Palace of Parliament tickets online.

Q. Can I buy Palace of Parliament tickets online?

A. Yes, you can buy Palace of Parliament tickets online.

Q. What is the cost of Palace of Parliament tickets?

A.  Palace of Parliament tour ticket prices begin at €19.

Q. Can I get a discount on Palace of Parliament tickets?

A. Yes, you can get a discount on the Palace of Parliament tickets.

Q. What is the Palace of Parliament?

A. The Palace of Parliament is the administrative building that houses the Parliament of Romania, with its Chamber of Deputies, the Palace of the Chamber of Deputies, and the Romanian Senate.

Q. How can I get access to the Palace of Parliament?

A. You can get access to the Palace of Parliament by booking a Palace of Parliament tour.

Q. Where is the Palace of Parliament located?

A. The Palace of Parliament is located atop Delul Spirii in Bucharest, Romania.

Q. What are some of the highlights of the Palace of Parliament?

A. The grand staircase, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Union Hall are some of the highlights of the Palace of Parliament.

Q. How to reach the Palace of Parliament?

A. You can reach the Palace of Parliament by bus, tram or metro. You could also use a car or trolley bus.

Q. What are the timings of the Palace of Parliament?

A. The Palace of Parliament is open from 9 am to 5 pm during the months of March to October, and from 10 am to 4 pm from November to February.

Q. What facilities are available at the Palace of Parliament?

A. Palace of Parliament has a lot of conference rooms, restaurants, a medical centre and parking etc.

Q. Is the Palace of Parliament wheelchair accessible?

A. Yes, the Palace of Parliament is wheelchair accessible, though you have to arrange it before your visit.

Q. Is photography allowed in the Palace of Parliament?

A. Yes, photography is allowed in the Palace of Parliament, however, you may have to pay a fee for using your camera.

Q. Is it worth visiting the Palace of Parliament?

A. Palace of Parliament is a stunning piece of history come alive that is definitely worth visiting.. You can experience the grandeur of this magnificent building and learn about the history of Romania.