Mogosoaia Palace, Mogosoaia

#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Ilfov County
Stroll around the lake and through the peaceful gardens of Mogosoaia Palace, a 17th-century palace built in Brâncovenesc style--a combination of Venetian and Ottoman architectural elements. This historical complex, built on land owned by the widow of the Romanian boyar Mogoș, features a watchtower, guesthouse, ice house, princely kitchen, and greenhouse. The palace, with its narrow passes, spiral stairways, and bright and airy rooms, contains a museum of Brâncoveanu-style art. See the reconstructions of period furniture and a number of antique carpets. The garden offers a few picnic spots. Use our Mogosoaia trip itinerary builder app to arrange your visit to Mogosoaia Palace and other attractions in Mogosoaia.
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  • Mogosoaia Palace is an interesting collection of buildings built for Romanian royalty. The furnishings etc. were removed so everything inside was never there. It has since been used as a museum of Rom...  more »
  • I've visited it for many times with my family and friends, when I was looking for a quiet and lovely place. The park is large, cozy and refreshing and there is a picnic place nearby in meadow where yo...  more »
  • The palace is absolutely astonishing. Nice gardens and fields around it with beautiful views to the lake. It has a pretty romantic atmosphere and it is suitable for music festivals.
  • Splendid architecture of a historical palace situated in an old forest just outside Bucharest. Perfect for a stroll or a quiet picnic on the grass.
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