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Things To Do In Bucharest
The must-see attractions in Bucharest vary widely in their level of wheelchair accessibility. Some sights, such as the historic Kretzulescu Church, can only be viewed from the outside by wheelchair users. Others, such as the Arcul de Triumf and Cismigiu Gardens, are outdoor attractions that are accessible to everyone. In some cases, disabled travelers may be forced to adapt from the norm to participate in certain experiences, but it is possible to enjoy a trip to the City of Bucharest with some advance planning. See the information below concerning many of the top sights Bucharest has to offer:
Palace of Parliament
Constructed between 1984 and 1997, the Palace of Parliament is a recent addition to the Bucharest city skyline. The building hosts both houses of the Romanian Parliament, in addition to other organizations and divisions of the national government. The National Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum and Park of Totalitarianism and Socialist Realism are housed within the Palace as well.
The structure, designed by architect Anca Petrescu, was commissioned by then-dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and is the second largest building in the world, behind the Pentagon in the [...]