Architect: 700 architects under the direction of chief architect Anca Petrescu (1949-2013)
The People’s Palace: Ceausescu’s Lasting, Loathed Legacy. Claiming superlative as the world’s second-largest building by surface area (after the sneakily spacious US Pentagon), the Palace of Parliament is one of Romania’s biggest tourist attractions, despite popular disdain.
7 Amazing Facts about The Palace of The Parliament in Bucharest The Palace of Parliament is the largest and heaviest administrative building on the planet used for civilian purposes, and also the second largest administrative building overall, after the Pentagon.
Crazy facts about Romania’s People’s Palace. I have a small crystal bell that my grandmother gave me. That’s the extent of my crystal collection. Romania = 1, Carla = 0. Actually, that would be Romania = 480, Carla = 1. Ceausescu made sure that the street leading right up to the palace was constructed to be exactly 1 meter wider than the Champs Elysees in Paris. Up yours, France.
Aug 10, 2013 · “Peoples House”. Palace of the Parliament, known as the People’s House, is a must for tourists visiting Bucharest. Parliament House is visible from the moon (Yes, the moon), as the Pentagon and the Chinese Wall. Appears in Guinness World Records at the “buildings” to No. 2 in area after the Pentagon and has 330,000 m²
Dec 11, 2015 · Palace of Parliament: Peoples palace – See 6,844 traveler reviews, 4,972 candid photos, and great deals for Bucharest, Romania, at TripAdvisor. When you are in Romania, you shouldn’t miss it. It is one of the country’s symbols, and something to be remembered for.
Bucharest – The Peoples Palace. In the heart of Bucharest there stands an imposing giant, a Palace of epic proportions. The gigantic structure, The Peoples Palace was the brainchild of a Communist dictator, Nicolae Ceausescu . Its construction cost the Romanian people billions of …
The world’s second largest administrative building is The Palace of the Parliament (or The People’s House) in Bucharest. The Palace of the Parliament – seen from Unirii Square The Palace of Parliament measures 330,000 m2 (~3,550,000 sq ft) and is regarded as …
The project of People`s Palace or Palace of Parliament in Bucharest was the idea of the last communist dictator of Europe – Nicolae Ceausescu. Nicolae Ceausescu’s grand project. The place where the Palace of Parliament stands was remodelled, and four neighbourhoods were torn …