Peles Castle, Sinaia

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Explore the rich interiors of Peles Castle, furnished with Murano crystal chandeliers, stained-glass windows, gold and silver plates, and ebony and ivory sculptures. This 19th-century royal castle, named after the neighboring brooks, was built of wood, bricks, stone, and marble. It features over 160 rooms with lots of wood carvings. Some walls here are covered with Cordoba leather, and the armory rooms house a robust weapon collection. Visit the reception room to see paintings and wooden sculptures depicting the castles of the Hohenzollerns. The seven terraces surrounding the castle are decorated with Italian statues, fountains, and ornamental vases. Nearby attractions include guards' chambers, a hunting house, royal stables, and a power plant. Work out when and for how long to visit Peles Castle and other Sinaia attractions using our handy Sinaia trip planning tool .
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  • Don't miss it. Most beautiful castle I've seen. Decorated with furniture and accessories from all over the world, very well preserved. They sell the tickets for first and second floor, buy for both to...  more »
  • You reach this castle through a relaxing walk in the woods. The castle is in the midst of a wonderful lawn and is all kept impeccably. The interior of the castle can only be seen with the guided tour
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  • Absolutely beautiful - from the outside and the inside. It is the most ornate thing I've seen inside, and its rooms feature many different styles from all over the world. The architecture is astounding. I thoroughly recommend having the full tour. I've done Bran castle as well, and can say that this one is FAR superior
  • We were amazed at the splendor of the castle and furnishings. It looks as though someone could live there today, it was so clean and fresh. Our guide was informative and patient with us and told us "side" stories that made the tour both informative and interesting. The extra cost to take photos was well worth it. Overall, this is an excellent place to visit.
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