The Arch of Triumph in Bucharest

Submitted 6 years 10 months ago by deloredana.

An impressive granite arch built in memory of WWI troops .The monument, designed by Petre Antonescu, was built between 1921-1922, renovated between 1935-1936 and renovated again starting in 2014. The machetes were made by plastic artists, and for the sculpting of the marble of Ruşchita, besides the autochthonous sculptors, a number of ten sculptors from Italy were approached.The Arc de Triomphe is 27 m high, it has parallelepipedal form, with a single opening and internal stairs for city views . Nowadays, military parades are held beneath the arch each 1 December, with the occasion of Romania's national holiday.