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Dry Fountain

A grand boulevard built as part of an ideal Communist city by former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.  Ceausescu and his wife bankrupted the Romanian economy and were executed by firing squad in 1989 during the Romanian revolution. The fountain remains dry.XXXXThe Romanian Parliament building (Parlamentul Romanie), formerly known as the People's Palace, is the legacy of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Its rich interior includes heavily polished marble floors and columns, exquisite chandeliers, and gilded wood ceilings, and holds the record as being the second largest building in the world after the US Pentagon. Its construction wasted millions of dollars at a time when Romania suffered from food shortages. Ceausescu and his wife were executed by firing squad in 1989.
"Dry Fountain" - Bucharest, Romania
A grand boulevard built as part of an ideal Communist city by former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Ceausescu and his wife bankrupted the Romanian economy and were executed by firing squad in 1989 during the Romanian revolution. The fountain remains dry.XXXXThe Romanian Parliament building (Parlamentul Romanie), formerly known as the People's Palace, is the legacy of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Its rich interior includes heavily polished marble floors and columns, exquisite chandeliers, and gilded wood ceilings, and holds the record as being the second largest building in the world after the US Pentagon. Its construction wasted millions of dollars at a time when Romania suffered from food shortages. Ceausescu and his wife were executed by firing squad in 1989.
Communist, building, avenue
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