Parliament palace in Bucharest built by Ceausescu

10 Romanian palaces

There are only 2 or 3 famous Romanian palaces, but few people know that Romania has a legacy of over 1300 castles, palaces, mansions and fortresses built by our ancestors. You can visit some of them, but unfortunately some are just ruins, also very exciting to explore.
Among these 1300 pieces of history, I only chose 10 of each to recommend you for a visit. Palaces are many in Romania but the most beautiful ones are:

1. Parliament palace

Built in Bucharest by Ceausescu, Parliament palace is the second largest building in the world. You can visit it  if you book our Bucharest classic tour.

Parliament palace in Bucharest built by Ceausescu


2. Culture palace

Culture palace is the symbol of Iasi. It is a beautiful building on the outside and from last year you can also visit its interiors.


3. Cuza palace

You can find Cuza palace in Ruginoasa. It is the palace of a former Romanian ruler and it is not very known. But its beautiful interior will amaze you!


4. Sturza palace

Sturza palace is in Miclauseni. It is the palace of a noble family in Romania and it has a strict schedule for visits.


5. Mogosoaia palace

Mogosoaia palace it is near Bucharest so it is ideal for a half day trip outside Bucharest. The palace has also a beautiful garden and other old buildings nearby.

Mogosoaia palace near Bucharest

Mogosoaia palace near Bucharest


6. Brukental palace

Brukental palace lies in the center of Sibiu and today is an art museum.

Brukental palace in Sibiu

Brukental palace in Sibiu


7. Cantacuzino palace

Cantacuzino palace from Bucharest is today the George Enescu museum. It is one of the most beautiful buildings in Bucharest and has a dark love story behind. Find its story in our Bucharest classic tour.


8. Royal palace

The Royal palace in Bucharest is the former residence of Romanian royal family and today the Art Museum.


9. Roznovanu palace

Roznovanu palace in Iasi hosts today the City hall, so you cannot visit it. But you can admire it from outside.


10. Micul trianon palace

Micul trianon palace in Floresti is only a ruin today. It was built after the plans of Versaille palace and it is called Petit Trianon.

Romanian palaces are reminiscences of the past and all of them have many stories behind. You cannot live those times, but you can feel the fragrance of other ages when you visit them.

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