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Address: Str. Pelesului nr. 2 | Sinaia, jud. Prahova, Sinaia 106100, Romania
Phone Number: +40(0)244 310 918
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Description: This 19th-century castle was commissioned by King Carol I and is...
This 19th-century castle was commissioned by King Carol I and is considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in Europe.
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Arrived too late to see the inside...

....But the grounds outside were magic, and paired quite nicely with a glass of wine. I was there in mid October and the air and trees were perfect.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

....But the grounds outside were magic, and paired quite nicely with a glass of wine. I was there in mid October and the air and trees were perfect.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The Peles Castle is a work of art, it incorporates many different styles. The guides tell a very beautiful story and is't a great pleasure to observe the beautiful rooms and objects. It's my favourite Romanian palace I've seen so far!

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Peles is the Summer Palace of the last king of Romania was built in Sinaia; it took over 39 years (1873-1914) to complete it. And how magnificent it is. You must wear special soft slippers to even be permitted to walk on the floors. No expense was spared in its construction. When it was built the cost in those dollars... More 

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Spain
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

After reading my Lonely Planet guide, we decided to stop by Peles Castle since it was described as "the most magical of all the castles in Transilvania, with fairy-tale turrets". The truth is that we got a bit disappointed. The way to the castle is not very well signposted so it wasn't easy to find in the first place. There... More 

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Gricignano di Aversa, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great visit and good tour once inside. Did not pay extra to see the rooms but we saw enough to enjoy. Did not like the fact they make you pay VAT to take your own pictures! A vendor outside sells a DVD for about 2.50 usd that has jpegs of the entire castle.

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NSW AUSTRALIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Just loved this castle, gorgeous location and such a pretty drive to reach it. Huge crowd of tour groups on our arrival, it was Easter. Had quite a long wait and it was not overly orderly or efficient to enter the castle. We were given a sheet in English and made our way around, wow, such opulence, camera clicking to... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is a must see in Sinaia. The most amazing castle and way ahead of its time. The tour is very worthwhile and informative.

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Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Peles Castle was the summer house of the reigning king - opulence and splendour at its best. Amazing castle inside and out, set in beautiful location

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is one of the best castles in Romania. The former summer home of the German royal family, this castle is gorgeous and really fascinating. It's certainly worth the visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is the most fancy extra ordinary and beautiful castle I have ever seen. There are various rooms that are so unique and different from each other. The inner decoration is made to perfection to the minor detail, and also made from the best known materials at the date it was built. Unfortunately we came on a day that there... More 

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