Romania's Palace of the Parliament: The folly of a madman

By Sue Williams
October 5 2019 - 3:30am

It's a monument to a madman. A vast palace that took 13 years to build with 2.7 million tonnes of marble especially mined from the local mountains, nine kilometres of corridors, 15,000 dazzling chandeliers, and a retractable glass ceiling so a helicopter can land inside.

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