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Triumph Arch, Bucharest
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Originally built to mark Romania's independence, Triumph Arch is designed after the Parisian Arc de Triomphe and celebrates Classicism. The existing 27 m (89 ft) high arch was raised in 1935 at the site of two earlier, temporary arches--one made of wood in 1878 and the other erected after World War I. Notice the bas-reliefs, stone carvings, and medallions on the facade of the monument. The decorations include royal crowns and the representations of Queen Mary and King Ferdinand. Climb the interior staircase to the top terrace and take in panoramic views of the city. Put Triumph Arch and other Bucharest attractions into our Bucharest itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • They have an Arc de Triumph in Bucharest, too? Yes they do. Stuck in the middle of a busy traffic circle, I'm not sure I would try too hard to stand underneath it. I saw it in the taxi on the way from...  more »
  • It is almost inevitable to see him entering the city, but does not deserve some kind of note. Not even comparable to that of Paris.
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  • Miniature of Paris, there you go with the taxi and not worthy of too much attention. Just one look is enough.
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