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January 16, 2022

Thousands crowded to Cotroceni Palace Open Doors Day

Approximately 12,000 persons visited the Cotroceni Palace on Sunday, until noon, on the occasion of the Open Doors’ Day, after approximately 8,000 visitors were registered until 12.00.

Up to 10.00, no less than 2,000 entered the building, and the access was allowed 15 minutes to 9.00 due to the row of over 100 individuals that has gathered to the gates up to that moment.

The Cotroceni Palace opened its gates on Sunday, allowing all persons interested to visit some of the halls of the Presidential Administration, the National Museum of Cotroceni, the gardens, and to see the Presidential helicopter.

President Traian Basescu opened the gates of the Cotroceni Palace for the first time last year, in order to celebrate a year after the invalidation by referendum, in May 2007, of the Parliament’s decision to suspend him from his position as Head of the State.

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