• Peles Castle
Chic Peles Castle found its resting place on the banks of the mountain river, near the town of Sinaia. Castle seems magical, as if descended from the pages of the fabulous and mysterious atmosphere complements the overall dense forest with birdsong and the rustle of the leaves of trees.
in 1875. Peles Castle ordered to build for families Romanian King, Carol de Hohenzollern Great I.
Designing castle king commissioned two eminent architects - Johann Wilhelm Schulz and Doderu. They tried their best and created an unusual architectural style, combining different design directions in the same building. Here there are the following styles: German Baroque, Italian Renaissance, joined two directions - Turkish and Spanish.
Peles lived up to its name (in translation - the cradle of the nation), there is a son of the king - Carol II. When Carol I was on his deathbed, he told his son to open Peles general public as a museum. Faithful son and entered the castle turned into a museum, while remaining a royal possession.
Soon the Communists took over, who confiscated the castle, but fortunately, at that time it did not manage to plunder. And all thanks to the legend, invented by the museum staff, which allegedly locking eats fungus spoiling the furniture and have a negative impact on human health. Therefore, since 1975, until 1990, the castle was completely closed to the public.
In 2006, the castle was returned to the representative of the royal family - Michael, who sold the castle to the state for 30 million euros.. The castle is open to visitors, and it is a tasty morsel for the cinema, it removed than one film.
The exterior of the castle as striking sophistication, stained glass windows, bas-reliefs, moldings, decorative painting, at the entrance to the castle is a statue of the first owner
In the castle of all, there are 160 rooms, but open to tourists only 35, with luxury furniture and decoration typical of that time, rooms and lounges are so beautiful that just will not stay indifferent.