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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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Amazing castle!

This castle is something out of a storybook. Follow the guide and she'll give you the complete history of this building. However, be warned. You have to pay 20 Ron for entrance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This castle is something out of a storybook. Follow the guide and she'll give you the complete history of this building. However, be warned. You have to pay 20 Ron for entrance and if you decide to take photos inside the castle, there's a 32 Ron photo tax on top. Most tourists didn't pay. Some tried to sneak a photo... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This castle is impressive both inside and out. It sits in the impossibly attractive Transylvania region, and has all the turrets and towers you'd hope for from a fairytale palace. Inside there are a number of beautifully and fascinatingly decorated rooms and spaces, really impressive. Unfortunately it is managed in a rather chaotic way, with huge group tours where you... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is easily the top attraction in Romania and you should know that can be done easily as a day trip from Bucharest. There are many tour companies that offers it in combination with other attraction from the area, but you can do it on your own also as Sinaia is easily connected by train with Bucharest. There are trains... More 

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Gorham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I wasn't prepared for what I was about to see when we visited the complex of Castles Pelisor and Peles. Both are beautiful in their own right, but Peles is a little more spectacular due to its size and ornateness. From the tour, I learned a lot about the royal family and their lifestyle, as well as Romanian history. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We are a family of four, (two kids aged 7 & 10,) who travelled through 7 countries in Europe over 5 weeks. We flew to Romania specifically to see the castles. We would highly recommend during the full tour of Peles castle. However, a word of warning- we got there on a rainy Sunday and faced a huge que to... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited end of may on our way from Bucharest to Bran Castle. Arrived at 10 on a sunny morning & it was already busy. It was a steep walk up a cobbled road to the castle past a rowvof shops selling tourist trappings. The first view was stunning. The tour was very informative & the inside of the building was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Well the walk from the parking is breath taking. Even it was a hot day the forest was cold. The castle is huge and the history is very interesting prepare for at least 2-3 hours. The atmosphere is mystical and relaxing.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Very worth, beautiful, rich place to visit and learn about this part of the Romanian history. They are guided tours in different languages so that makes it even better. The surrounding area is a peaceful mountain resort town that might provide that could be counted in at least for one night. Hiking opportunities as well in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I walked to Peles and then Pelisor from the train station (expect a ~30 minute walk). Both were 20 lei to go inside, Peles I think was a tour. I decided no to go inside so can't speak to how the inside is, however the outside is amazing and free! There were four weddings happening there when I visited, and... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Every single thing inside this building is carved or hand made, it is astounding! I can barely comprehend how much craftsman ship is in everything, and it's just a holiday house! Each room almost has its own entire theme, incredible materials and statues, my god. An over 700 piece weapon collection is in there as well. I got a bonus... More 

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