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Palace of Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) Tours and Tickets

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If you’re in Bucharest, it’s impossible to miss the massive Palace of Parliament which dominates the city center and contains more than 1,000 rooms. Built under the dictatorship of Nicolae Ceauşescu, this opulent edifice is now one of Bucharest’s most popular tourist attractions and home to the National Museum of Contemporary Art and more.

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Strada Izvor 2-4, Bucharest, Bucharest Municipality, Romania , 050563
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Palace of Parliament in Bucharest - fast-track tickets and guide
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Palace of Parliament in Bucharest - fast-track tickets and guide

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Tour one of the most impressive buildings in Europe, and one of the biggest in the world, on a convenient guided tour. You’ll get to explore the inside of the Romanian Parliament building with an informative local guide, so you’ll leave with a greater understanding of Romania’s history and politics. It’s a must-visit sight in Bucharest, and will help you understand the huge role that Nicolae Ceausescu played in shaping Romania.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.68
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$18.68

Skip the line: Bucharest Parliament Palace Ticket
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Skip the line: Bucharest Parliament Palace Ticket

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-Largest building in Europe and the second largest in the world -Unique project from Communist period
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  • 1 hour
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$19.52
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$19.52

Bucharest Half a Day Bike Tour

Bucharest Half a Day Bike Tour

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Experience both the highlights and best kept secrets of Bucharest on a four-hour bike tour. A bike and helmet are conveniently included, as is a your guide.  Explore the city by bike and expand your discovery radius without getting worn out or feeling rushed. See the city’s top attractions, including the Parliament Palace, and lesser known points of interest, such as the Gypsy neighborhood.
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  • 4 hours
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$36.53
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Communist tour of Bucharest

Communist tour of Bucharest

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Trace the rise and fall of Communism in Romania on this walking tour of Bucharest. Learn how the Communist Party and the dictator Ceausescu seized power, controlled dissent and demolished huge swaths of the city to create distinctive architectural monuments. Visit political memorials and Communist-era landmarks to see how the regime and subsequent 1989 revolution have left a permanent mark on the city.
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  • 3 hours
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$26.09
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$26.09
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Day Trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest
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Day Trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest

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Explore the medieval history of Romania’s southerly neighbor on a full-day tour to Bulgaria. Departing from Bucharest, cross the border into the foothills of the Balkan Mountains and Veliko Tarnovo, the capital of Bulgaria during medieval times. Learn about Bulgarian history from your guide while visiting regional highlights including the Tsaravets Fortress, St Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery and Arbanasi Village.
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  • 12 hours
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$82.44
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The Real tour of Communism

The Real tour of Communism

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Discover the history and events of the Cold War in Romania on a walking tour of Bucharest. Navigate 40 years of communism in the country as you visit landmarks like the Palace of the Parliament and Revolution Square. Learn about what life was like under communist rule and what happened after the fall of communism in 1989.
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  • 3 hours
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$21.00
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$21.00
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Bucharest Panoramic Sightseeing - Private City Tour

Bucharest Panoramic Sightseeing - Private City Tour

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Appreciating Bucharest’s unique history, culture, and landmarks can be tricky on a self-led excursion. Explore the Romanian capital on a private tour, and benefit from your guide’s undivided attention as you explore top sights such as the Palace of the Parliament, Revolution Square, and National Village Museum. Customize your departure to suit your schedule, and enjoy seamless transfer across the sprawling city by air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 4 hours
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$57.40
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Bucharest Heritage City Tour - The Last Days of Communism
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Bucharest Heritage City Tour - The Last Days of Communism

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Discover how 40 years of Communist rule rocked Romania on this half-day political heritage tour of Bucharest. Learn about the lofty ambitions and violent 1989 downfall of the country’s Communist government while visiting its most important remnants, like Revolution Square, the House of the Free Press and the burial place of former dictator Ceausescu. For the ultimate glimpse into the excesses of the regime, take a guided tour of the astounding Parliament Palace. 
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  • 4 hours
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$40.70
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Life in Communism

Life in Communism

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This is a walking tour in Bucharest, using a normal pace. The purpose of the tour is for the visitors of Bucharest and Romania to have a thorough understanding of what Communism meant for the country and most importantly, for its people. At the end of the 3 hours you will have most of your questions about the regime answered but you will also have the opportunity to ask any further ones to your guide. You will also understand how the regime that ended more than 30 years ago still influences Romania(n)'s life.
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  • 3 hours
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$16.70
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$16.70
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Full-Day Bucharest Tour with Mogosoaia Palace and Snagov Monastery
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Full-Day Bucharest Tour with Mogosoaia Palace and Snagov Monastery

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Explore the cosmopolitan contrasts of Bucharest on a full-day tour of Romania's capital and surrounding sights. See the best of Bucharest, including Communist relics like the supersized Parliament Palace and Revolution Square, plus the charming, French-inspired Old Town and traditional folk houses of the Village Museum. Head outside the city to dig deeper into Romanian history and myths at the royal Mogosoaia Palace and Snagov Monastery—the legendary final resting place of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler.
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  • 8 hours
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$60.53
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$60.53

Bucharest Highlights Bike Tour

Bucharest Highlights Bike Tour

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Bucharest boasts many significant landmarks, but appreciating them all on a self-led tour can be difficult. Zip between highlights including the Old Court Palace & Church, Cișmigiu Gardens, and Palace of the Parliament on a bike tour, covering more distance in less time than possible by foot. Orientate yourself in the city and learn about its varied history from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
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$23.55
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$23.55
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Communist Era Bucharest Tour
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Communist Era Bucharest Tour

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Matching city landmarks to their significance in modern history can be difficult on a self-led tour. Discover Bucharest’s communist history on a private tour led by a local, and hear first-hand accounts of life under the Socialist Republic of Romania as you explore sights such as Revolution Square and the Palace of the Parliament. Choose between a morning or afternoon tour to suit your schedule.
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  • 3 hours
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$20.08
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Bucharest and Beyond Private Full-Day Tour

Bucharest and Beyond Private Full-Day Tour

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Discover the best of Bucharest and beyond on a private, full-day tour of the Romanian capital and two of the most important sites just outside the city. Trace the history of Bucharest, from traditional farm origins to its former Belle Epoch glory as the 'Paris of the East' through the Communist era and into a thriving modern European capital. Then head into the countryside to visit the Romanian Renaissance Mogosoaia Palace and the Snagov Monastery, legendary burial site of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler.
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  • 8 hours
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$84.00
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$84.00
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Private Bucharest city tour visit the Palace of the Parliament & Village Museum

Private Bucharest city tour visit the Palace of the Parliament & Village Museum

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Experience Bucharest from an insider’s perspective on a private, full-day tour of the intriguing capital’s highlights. Visit the city’s most interesting landmarks and neighbourhoods, from the bohemian-chic quarters of old town to the Stalinist-inspired grandeur of the Palace of Parliament. Stand in Revolution Square, get a sense of Romanian country life at the outdoor Village Museum and savour regional cuisine at a popular local restaurant. Throughout the day, learn about the city’s multilayered history and enjoy the personalised attention of a private guide.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$128.36
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Bucharest panoramic tour (by car) and city center walking tour - Private - 4h

Bucharest panoramic tour (by car) and city center walking tour - Private - 4h

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If you’re short on time in Bucharest, a private tour will sure satisfy your desire to explore the capital of Romania. After convenient pickup from your hotel, join your guide for a panoramic city tour by car. He will show you the most important local landmarcks like the Palace of the Parliament. We'll stop for pictures and we'll talk about them. Later, see the highlights of the city center, în walking tour, including the Palace of Vlad the Impaler, Old City, Romanian Ateneu, Royal Palace, Revolution Square, Victory Avenue and many other. Explore Bucharest’s bohemian charm and Communist legacy on a half-day city sightseeing tour. Get a taste for Romanian peasant life at the down charming streets in the historic city center. We will discuss about the Royal Family of Romania which is descends in a direct genealogical line, from the Imperial German Family. Our tour is interactive and we can modify it according to your preferences. In the end we drive you back to the hotel.
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  • 4 hours
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$72.01
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Bucharest Past and Present - Step by Step Private Walking 3hrs Tour

Bucharest Past and Present - Step by Step Private Walking 3hrs Tour

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Uncover Bucharest’s past and present on this city walking tour and discover must-sees such as Revolution Square, Curta Veche, and Lipscani Street. Benefit from the personalized attention of your private guide as you stroll between sights and be immersed in the lively ambiance as you learn about the city’s unique history, from the First World War to the final days of Communism.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Bicycle Sightseeing in Bucharest

Bicycle Sightseeing in Bucharest

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As Bucharest is one of the largest European cities, it is difficult to visit by car and time consuming if you want to walk. By bicycle, using bike lanes and park lanes, we can offer you the main attractions of the city and additional info for a unique experience.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$37.94
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Guided Walking Tour of Historical Bucharest
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Guided Walking Tour of Historical Bucharest

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Discover the diverse and layered history of Bucharest on a 3-hour walking tour. Stroll with a knowledgeable guide through the capital’s most interesting neighborhoods, stopping along the way to hear local legends and historical anecdotes. See landmarks like the stunning Palace of Parliament, University Square and the Kretzulescu Church, and learn how the Cold War shaped the city’s landscape.
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  • 3 hours
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$20.08
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Relics of Communism: 3-Hours Walking Tour (Small groups)

Relics of Communism: 3-Hours Walking Tour (Small groups)

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Communism has been here for more than 40 years. Bucharest is full of “souvenirs” from that period: from the most ambitious projects to abandoned areas, sometimes actual mentalities and even bullet holes. We invite you to explore every aspect of life during this period and understand their influence in today’s city. On this tour you will get to know Nicolae Ceausescu's real life story and imagine his socialist dream in the Union Square. You will be impressed by the Palace of the Parliament. You will find out what the files of the secret police Securitate sounded like right in front of the secret police headquarters. You will discover myths and facts about the 1989 uprising right in the Revolution Square. We will get sad with stories on the violent 1989 revolution, we will get amused by the jokes about Ceausescu, and in the end you will decide how you really feel about the Romanian version of communism.
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  • 3 hours
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$30.26
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Bucharest Sights and Bites Small Group Discovery with Traditional Romanian Meal

Bucharest Sights and Bites Small Group Discovery with Traditional Romanian Meal

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Get acquainted with Bucharest’s cultural sights and culinary delights on a half-day walking tour of the Romanian capital. This tour combines sightseeing with eating and is, therefore, ideal for both history buffs and food lovers. Tick off all of Bucharest’s top sights—including Revolution Square and Lipscani, Bucharest’s historical center—and feast on a 3-course meal of Romanian classics. Don’t risk having a bad meal as this tour guarantees fine food and excellent historical commentary. Lunch and a drink are included.  
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  • 4 hours
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$65.75
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Bucharest by Foot - Small group Walking Tour

Bucharest by Foot - Small group Walking Tour

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The walking city tour itinerary includes the most interesting sightseeing of the center of Bucharest such as: Revolution Square (Romanian Atheneum, Royal Palace / Art Museum, Central University Library, Communist Party Headquarter), Victoriei Boulevard, Union Square (the shopping center and the fountains), Parliament Palace (seen from a distance), University Square (National Theatre, Intercontinental Hotel, University Palace) and the vibrant Old Town (Lipscani area). There is enough time for photos stops, coffee breaks or just sit & rest. We run tours for small groups, so you may count on our flexibility and personalized service. The tour is available during the day, but also during the night, when all the buildings are nicely spot lighted.
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  • 3 hours
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$46.96
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Half Day Bucharest Sightseeing Tour

Half Day Bucharest Sightseeing Tour

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Discover the many hidden gems of Bucharest on this half-day sightseeing tour. Your friendly guide will pick you up at your central hotel, then set off to explore. Learn about Press Square (Piata Presei Libere), see The Arch of Triumph (Arcul de Triumf) and Victoriei Square (Piata Victoriei) and take a rest at one of the city’s vistas. Moving on, listen to your guide inform you about the history of this fascinating city, and visit Revolution Square (Romanian Atheneum, Revolution’s Memorial) and much more. Your tour includes an option to include a visit to the Parliament Palace and The Village Museum (additional expense).
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  • 4 hours
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$40.70
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Bucharest Evening Tour and Traditional Dinner - 3 hours

Bucharest Evening Tour and Traditional Dinner - 3 hours

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Once the sun goes down and the tourist crowds have thinned, it’s the perfect time to discover the Romanian capital. See iconic landmarks, including the Arch of Triumph, Victory Square, and Palace of the Parliament, illuminated in all of their splendor on a private 1.5-hour driving tour of Bucharest. Afterwards, enjoy a 3-course dinner at a traditional Romanian restaurant. Once you’ve eaten your fill, unwind during return transfer to your hotel.
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  • 3 hours
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$72.01
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Private Sightseeing Tour of Bucharest

Private Sightseeing Tour of Bucharest

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Get a close-up view of Bucharest on this private 4-hour sightseeing tour. Meet your guide at a central location, then begin your journey into the heart of Romania’s capital. Let your guide lead you to the most fascinating points of interest in town while illuminating them with stories of the the Arch of Triumph, the Romanian Athenaeum, the Revolution Square, the old city centre and the People’s House. By the end of your tour, you’ll have acquired a new wealth of knowledge about the influence of communism,Romania’s people and its culture.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$36.79
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Palace of Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) hours of operation: Open daily 10am–4pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Palace of Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Palace of Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) 2022?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Palace of Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) costs USD 15.65. Guided Palace of Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) tours start around USD 15.65 per person.