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CEC Palace, Bucharest
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CEC Palace, topped by a glass and metal central dome, houses the headquarters of the national savings bank. A French architect built the eclectic palace in 1900. Its grand entrance, featuring two pairs of Corinthian columns and a richly decorated gable with a clock beneath a wide arch, resembles the facade of the Petit Palais in Paris. Notice the coats of arms in the four corners of the facade beneath the four small Renaissance domes. The bank sold the building to the city, but it still rents the palace as its headquarters. There are plans to turn it into a museum. To visit CEC Palace on your holiday in Bucharest, and find out what else Bucharest has to offer, use our Bucharest itinerary builder.
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  • It is a very nice building, one the the most beautiful in Bucharest. It is must see if you are in the city. 
  • This building is located on the edge of old town and is one of the most beautiful surviving buildings in Bucharest. Nowadays a bank located here.
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  • 5-10 minutes to view enough to be photographed against the backdrop of such an unusual architectural ensemble.
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