The People’s House, Bucharest

Bucharest Peoples Palace

Bucharest People’s Palace

The Palace of Parliament or People’s House in Bucharest, Romania is the second largest building in the world, after the Pentagon.  But the People’s House is barely occupied.  Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena died of lead poisoning from a 1989 Christmas Day firing squad just before its completion, so they never got to live in this extravagant building.

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