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Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei)

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Important monuments to the fall of Communism are here. The balcony where the Dictator made his final speech and the Monument to the Revolution.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AndyHManchester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An important historical square located on Victoriei Street. This is where President Ceausescu gave his final speech in December 1989, before fleeing Bucharest. In the uprising by people against Ceausescu during this speech and in subsequent days 1,058 people lost there lives. Ceausescu and his...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

we thoroughly enjoyed the visit and it was thought provoking. the sense of history is all around you and you can appreciate the depth of sacrifice during the bad times

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 601vinayb
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is the site where Ceaucescu rose and fell. A stark unappealing monument reminds us of the great sacrifice of the Romanian people. Ceausescu's rise wasn't just because the Romanians were looking for ideological empowerment to restore their national image, but the whole world fell...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DennisMerimsky
Reviewed 27 October 2018

This is a point in Bucharest, which would be nice when the monument and the square devoted to the victins of 1989 revolution was kept in a proper shape. Unfortuanately it is not. I was a bit disgusted seeing the lack of care for this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jerzy J
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Check out the former Central Committee building where Ceauşescu gave his final speech. The next day he and Elena escaped from the roof by helicopter. There is a sign in front of the building with the story.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This is the place where so many lives were lost as communism fell as Nicolae Ceausescu made his final speech. One cannot imagine what it was like back in December 1989. We worth a visit and a look at the many memorials.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 24 September 2018

See one of two most important sites of the Romanian 1989 revolution, where the Romanian despot made his last speech. The area is an open plaza that accommodated tens of thousands and now has several memorials.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nisa M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We visited Piata Revolutiei again this year. It marks an incredibly important time in Romania's history which led to the removal of Ceausescu. Nobody really paying much attention to the building or the monument commemorating those who lost their lives.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kathryndob
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The history of the square is quite sad. So many lives lost but also the overthrow of a truly awful man and his wife. The buidling could do with some restoration.

Date of experience: September 2018
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If you go to the metro at the university it's just down the main road which takes you to the park (perpendicular from the train line) it's on the right hand side.
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