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Mogoşoaia Palace is situated about 10 kilometres from Bucharest, Romania. It was built between 1698-1702 by Constantin Brâncoveanu in what is called the Romanian Renaissance style or Brâncovenesc style, a combination of Venetian and Ottoman elements. The palace bears the name of the widow of the Romanian boyar Mogoş, who owned the land it was built on. The Palace was to a large extent rebuilt in the 1920s by Marthe Bibesco.


The Palace is now a popular tourist destination, but although the grounds and gardens are beautiful, the interior of the palace itself is under reconstruction and presently houses a museum and art gallery.

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C: Mogosoaia Palace - Balcony

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E: Mogosoaia Palace - The courtyard

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F: Mogosoaia Palace - The courtyard and the kitchen

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G: Mogosoaia Palace - Inside the tower at the gate

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H: Mogosoaia Palace - Bibesco family vault

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