Piaţa Constituţiei, Bucharest

Piaţa Constituţiei, Bucharest

Piaţa Constituţiei (Romanian for Constitution Square), also known as Palace Square, is one of the largest squares in the center of Bucharest, Romania. It lies in front of the Palace of the Parliament (largest building in Europe) and is bisected by Bulevardul Unirii (Union Boulevard) and Bulevardul Libertăţii (Liberty Boulevard). The square is one of the best open air venues for concerts and other public events (parades, etc) in Bucharest. Each year, there is a New Year's Party organized by the city mayor. World-class performers, such as AC/DC, Shakira, Leonard Cohen, Bon Jovi, The Prodigy, Judas Priest and Sting, have played in Piaţa Constituţiei. Lady Gaga performed here to a sold out crowd of 22,000 people on August 16, 2012 during her Born This Way Ball Tour.
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Sight Name: Piaţa Constituţiei
Sight Location: Bucharest, Romania (See walking tours in Bucharest)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark

Walking Tours in Bucharest, Romania

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles

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