Brancoveanu Palace

The only risk is wanting to stay

Mogoşoaia Palace is not located in Bucharest proper, but some 10 kilometers from the capital. However, by its historical background, cultural significance and leisure opportunities it makes available, it is one of the most notable tourist sights in the surroundings of Bucharest, and it is well worth a visit by tourists who want to search out in depth the major sights nearby the capital of Romania.

It was built between 1698-1702 by Constantin Brâncoveanu in what is called the Romanian Renaissance style or Brâncovenesc style. After 1714, when Constantin Brancoveanu was executed with his entire family in Constantinopole, all the family's wealth was confiscated by the Ottomans and the palace was converted into an inn.