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Arcul de Triumf is a triumphal arch located in the northern part of Bucharest, on the Kiseleff Road. Arc de Triomphe, Paris A triumphal arch is a structure in the shape of a monumental gate, usually built to celebrate a victory in war. ... Bucharest (population 2. ...


The first, wooden, triumphal arch was built hurriedly, after Romania gained its independence (1878), so that the victorious troops could march under it. Another temporary arch was built on the same site, in 1922, after World War I. Arc de Triomphe, Paris A triumphal arch is a structure in the shape of a monumental gate, usually built to celebrate a victory in war. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ...


The current arch has a height of 27 meters and was built in 1935 after the plans of the architect Petre Antonescu. It has as foundation a 25 x 11,50 meters rectangle. The sculptures with which the facades are decorated were created by famous Romanian sculptors such as Ion Jalea and Dimitrie Paciurea. 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dimitrie Paciurea (November 23, 1873 - July 14, 1932) was a Romanian sculptor. ...


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The best way to reach Triumf Hotel in Bucharest is to take 783 bus in front of the arrivals terminal of the Henri Coanda (Otopeni) airport.
The closest bus stop to the Triumf Hotel is « Arcul de Triumf » but it would be much easier to ask the driver to stop right in front of the hotel.
In case the driver refuses you, please get off at « Arcul de Triumf » stop and walk for about 8-10 minutes) to the hotel up to 12, Kiseleff Avenue on the left side (see the map) which is the hotel address.
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