The Parliament in Bucharest represents one of the most extravagant and expensive building projects in the history of mankind. Image credit: Dennis Jarvis

Second Largest Building in the World: Parliament Bucharest

The Palace of Parliament (Romanian: Palatul Parlamentului) in Bucharest in Romania is a multi-purpose building. Nicolae Ceaușescu named it the People’s House (Casa Poporului), also known in English as the Palace of the People.

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Palace is the world’s largest civilian administrative building, most expensive administrative building as well as the heaviest building. It represents one of the most extravagant and expensive building projects in the history of mankind. Claiming to be the second largest building in the world by surface area. Pentagon (USA) is the world’s largest building.

The Palace measures 270m (890ft) by 240m (790ft), 86m (282ft) high, and 92m (302ft) underground. It has 1,100 rooms, 2 underground parking garages and is 12 stories tall. In addition, it has four underground levels currently available for the public and another four in different stages of completion. The floor space is 340,000 m2 (3,700,000 sq ft).

Source: Dennis Jarvis

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Parliament Building Bucharest Pictures

Palace Parliament is located in the central part of Bucharest in Romania
Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest in Romania is the biggest building of Europe. Image credit: Nico Trinkhaus
Palace of the Parliament towers among the city's rooftops
Palace of the Parliament towers among the city’s rooftops. Image credit: Mathieu Thouvenin
The Palace is the world's largest civilian building
The Palace is the world’s largest civilian building. Image credit: Dennis Jarvis
The parliament of Romania in Bucharest is the world's most expensive administrative building
The parliament of Romania in Bucharest is the world’s most expensive administrative building. Image credit: bartb_pt
The Parliament building in Bucharest is second largest building in the world
The Parliament building in Bucharest is the world’s second largest building after the Pentagon. Image credit: 270 Fan
Nicolae Ceaușescu named the palace People's House, also known in English as the Palace of the People.
Nicolae Ceaușescu named the palace People’s House, also known in English as the Palace of the People. Image credit: taver
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The Parliament in Bucharest is a national pride in Romania. Image credit: Adam Jones

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