commune in Ilfov County, Romania

Mogoşoaia is a village in Muntenia.

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Located right outside Bucharest, Mogoşoaia is home to an impressive late 17th-early 18th century princely palace.

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Bus 460 links Bucharest with Mogoşoaia and Buftea; this bus departs from Laromet transport terminal (north-western part of Bucharest) every 15-20 minutes on weekdays and every 45-50 minutes on weekends. To get to the palace get off at the ninth stop. It's also possible to reach Mogoşoaia by minibus (the ones heading to Buftea or to Ploieşti via Buftea); they leave several times per hour from an area just east of Gara de Nord train station.

Trains between the airport and central Bucharest calls here. Journey time is just 10 minutes from Gara de Nord, the main railway station.

  • 1 Mogoșoaia Park railway station (Halta Parc Mogoșoaia).

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Map of Mogoșoaia

The palace is a 600 meters walk from the main road where the buses and minibuses stop.

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A part of the Mogoșoaia Palace.
  • 1 [dead link] Palatul Mogoşoaia (Mogoşoaia Palace), strada Valea Parcului nr. 1 (next to Mogoşoaia lake in the western part of the village), +40 21 3506620, fax: +40 21 3506618, . Tu-Su 10AM-6PM (May to October), 9AM-5PM (November-April). Built in 1698-1702 by prince Constantin Brâncoveanu the palace is a prime example of the Brâncovenesc style (a mix of traditional Romanian, Baroque and Oriental architectures). It's surrounded by a large park that is a popular weekend destination. 5 lei, 8 lei guided tours in English or French (only Sa-Su), 4 lei parking.    

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