CEC Bank Palace in Bucharest

CEC Palace (Romanian: Palatul C.E.C. – Casa de Economii şi Consemnaţiuni) is located in Bucharest, Romania, on Calea Victoriei. It was finalized in 1900 and was the headquarter of the first bank of Romania. Today it is a historical monument belonging to the authorities of Bucharest and will be the new Art Museum of Bucharest.

CEC Palace – Palatul CEC – Pictures from Bucharest


Gallery: The CEC Palace in Bucharest, also: Palatul C.E.C., Bucuresti

Palatul CEC – CEC Palace: An important monument in Bucharest Back to Pictures from Bucharest[1]


Palatul CEC was deigned by the French architect Paul Gottereau while Ion Socolescu, a Romanian architect, was the supervizor for the construction which lasts from 1987 to 1900. The CEC Palace is an eclectic momenument combining different styles and materials like metal and glass for the dome.

CEC Palace was 106 years in service for the Bucharest clients of CEC Bank, and was then sold to the municipality of Bucharest for nearly 18 Mio Eur. Palatul CEC will become a museum and  thus remains a worth seeing monument in the center of Bucharest.

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