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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.
Str. Pelesului nr. 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania
+40 244 310 918
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Traffic was bad and there were long lines but due to us having a private guide we were able to skip the lines. Another advantage was that we were giving access to spaces off the standard tours The interior was done well but not gaudy....More

Thank Lickcreek
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the castle already two times (I live in Romania) and I love the castle and its surroundings.

Thank Cruisenele
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I didn’t go inside but I found there to be plenty to see outside. There is good amount of walking involved.

Thank Marshall C
Reviewed 3 days ago

An absolute highlight. The tour was excellent. The guide was friendly and informative, and it is definitely worth the extra charge to take photos of the magnificent rooms.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were lucky to have a private tour although the grounds were open to the public. Best time to go is in the summer as the castle is in a ski resort. Take a Mac or jacket as it was drizzling when we went in...More

Thank Anne O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This doesn't need much writing. If stay in Sinaia for more than one night and never seen the castle, it's MANDATORY TO VISIT IT. And take the full tour at 14 euros it's worth it.

Thank Ivan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

A real gem of a castle (well, mini-palace really), in a beautiful location. Interiors decorations and furnishings stunning, from the imposing Romanian stone and wood craftmanship of the main halls and stairways to the, opulent touches of pan-european glamour in the state reception rooms. Well...More

Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice place for the nobility and the King to holiday away from Bucharest. Fine architecture. Very large and some interesting statues around the immediate grounds. Warning that you will queue to get inside. A few eating places around the castle and much more...More

Thank Dawn3847
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is very very well preserved. It was ana amazing tour we enjoyed seeing all the rooms. Its the best place to visit in romania The only bad thing in the tour was the tour guide, i dont think all of them our bad...More

Thank Waelkhalifa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peles castle is a wonderful castle! It’s pretty easy to go there by public transport, take a train to Sinaia, which takes about an hour from Brasov. When you arrive you can either walk for around 20 minutes (easy hike, walk to the monastery and...More

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Response from majalostova | Reviewed this property |
Dear Alison, The tours are booked at the castle entry, and the row is not such a big, you will wait most half our to entry
Liran r
14 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
28 August 2017|
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Response from Dennis S | 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.