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Peles Castle

Str. Pelesului nr. 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania
+40 244 310 918
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Str. Pelesului nr. 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania
+40 244 310 918
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Peles Castle as part of a tour group but, even with pre-booked tickets, we still had 25-30 minutes to wait outside in a day of rather mixed weather - if this is what it is like in May, I shudder to think what...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The castle is very beautiful. You can follow the guide or obtain a leaflet with information and go it alone. Pity you are not allowed to take photos.

Thank nitrotina
Reviewed 2 days ago

This castle is well worth a visit. I suggest a ground + first floor tour. We had a very lovely guide who explained us many interesting details about the castle. The tour lasts about an hour. The only problem is that there was a long...More

Thank Soccca
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here in the middle of July and obviously we were not alone... we paid the full price for the tour, but all guided tours got cancelled because it was too busy. They still let us in the castle and allowed us to walk...More

Thank Dick P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Peles is a beautiful castle and worth the visit. We took the upstairs and downstairs tour and everything was beautiful inside. My wife and I liked this castle more than the castles we saw in Loire Valley of France. Note to travelers, Peles only takes...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I want to start by saying I love history and I love to visit places full of history and the Castles and fortresses are one of them. I've been to Peles Castle few times by now and I will keep going there once at few...More

Thank Vasile R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went through Romania by car - it was one of the best holidays in life. One of our stop points was Sinaia, of Castle Peles. First we visited Queen's Maria residence, Pelisor Castle then to Castle Peles. It is really amazing place, beautiful surrounding...More

Thank philll610
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most beautiful castles I've seen yet! Go for the full tour, it is certainly worth it! I also suggest getting the photo taking pass as it is gorgeous inside!

Thank Savannah P
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have the chance to visit Peles Castle, do it. It is an expensive museum, but it's worth to visit it.This is the old residence of the Royal Romanian family. It was taken away by the communists but now it belongs to the ROyal...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place was wonderful. Amazing gardens and a lovely castle. Despite the fact that it was really crowded I still had a lot of fun but would have liked it if the entire castle was open to the public because at the time we were...More

Thank Ali_Al-Ghanim
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12 June 2017|
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Response from Florin M | Reviewed this property |
I would advise you to take the phone numbers from one or two taxi company's before you go to the castle. and when you're ready to go...just call them to come and pick you up... but nothing better than a walk on a sunny... More
31 May 2017|
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Response from Prodipto B | Reviewed this property |
The roads are good, but there are many curves and hairpin bends, so you have to drive slowly.
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13 May 2017|
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Response from bigb1999uk | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. We went there on a private tour with a Bucharest guide and he queued at the ticket office for us. I suspect if they could have been bought in advance then he would have done so, It's a lovely place to... More