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This 19th-century castle was commissioned by King Carol I and is considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in Europe.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Str. Pelesului nr. 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania
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+40 244 310 918
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Peles Castle was built by King Carol 1 of Romania as his summer palace. Constructed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, it included some 'modern' features for the period; central heating, electric lighting, ducted vacuming, and an elevator. But it was a ostentatious...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Go early in the day. By lunch time a long line develops. Good shopping after the castle tour. Be prepared to walk up hill.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Russ S
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

You can’t visit this castle without beginning to dream about kings and queens and princess. The entire experience is overwhelming with all the secrets surrounding this place and the fabulous furniture inside and secret corridors. A must see if you are in Sinaia.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank remusretezan
Reviewed 15 October 2018

1) The building On the one hand, this is the most beautiful building I have ever entered. The sheer level of detail in every single square inch of the place is unrivalled in the stately homes, palaces and castles of Europe. The spaces within capture...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

My way Get taxi to the entrance ,make an appointment after 2-3 hours to be picked from the coffee shop Otherwise you would have to walk Beautiful site excellent restoration ,worth every minute to see the glamour and the life style of the monarchs Don't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nikolakopoulos
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We visit castle Peleș this autumn. Freat for taking FREE pictures OUTSIDE. INSIDE they don't allowed to take FREE picture. Otherwise is great for a brake in the day. Beautifull outside and inside. Nice time to spent. Has great's outdoors.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 2010alexia
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Every castle offers something different to see, so why not visit Peles? The woodwork is quite amazing. And, if you're a lover of armor like I am, you will see some really nice examples at Peles Castle. Be prepared for a somewhat long walk to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lawrenceschaefer250
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great location to visit. Definitely recommend a visit through the museum, a walk in the garden and a coffee at the "La turnuri" location, which has a great view to the castle. Great place for finding more information about Romania monarchy history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alex s
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The Peles Castle is an absolute gem, a u ique castle in all of Europe, with the most beautiful i teriors you can imagine. In contrast to that, the administration doesn t seem to care about the bathrooms wich are stinky, they dont have Soap,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lukianalexandru
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We were driving from Bucharest to Brasov and we stopped here. The scenery around the castle makes this place absolute charming. We found that the interior is more impressive, so many different rooms with different styles. We were waiting in lines for about 30 mins...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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smudgeBristol_UK
10 July 2018|
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Response from andreeas2014 | Reviewed this property |
Check on the official website for online booking
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Liran r
15 October 2017|
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Response from Marilena T | Reviewed this property |
I booked online from getyourguide website. the guy that did the tour took us to the castle, we gave him money there, he came back with the tickets and we didn't have to queue at all
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CyrilleMrad
28 August 2017|
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Response from dservetter | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in an Airbnb in Sinaia and used it as a base to go to Bran and Brasov. Peles is right in Sinaia. Have fun.
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