Piața Victoriei metro station
Sector 1, Bucharest
|Platforms||3 – Island platform for the M1 line, side platforms for the M2 line|
|Opened||24 October 1987 (M2)|
17 August 1989 (M3, currently M1)
Piața Victoriei is a metro station in Piața Victoriei (Victory Square), central Bucharest. It is near the Victoria Palace, the headquarters of the Romanian government. The metro station consists of two parts, set on different levels:
Along with Piața Unirii, the Piața Victoriei station is one of the busiest metro stations in Bucharest.
The station was opened in two stages: Piața Victoriei 1 on 24 October 1987 as part of the M2 extension from Piața Unirii to Pipera; Piața Victoriei 2 on 17 August 1989 as part of the then M3 line from Gara de Nord to Dristor, which later became the terminal section of the M1 line.