Peleş and Pelișor Castle

Peleş and Pelișor Castle

Aleea Peleșului 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania

Peleș Castle is a Neo-Renaissance castle in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova County, Romania, on an existing medieval route linking Transylvania and Wallachia, built between 1873 and 1914. Its inauguration was held in 1883. It was constructed for King Carol I.

Peleş castle was built in 1899–1902 by order of King Carol I, as the residence for his nephew and heir, the future King Ferdinand (son of Carol's brother Leopold von Hohenzollern) and Ferdinand's consort Queen Marie.


  • Arms Room: filled with armor for men and their horses
  • Portrait Room and Library: offer a glimpse into the distinguished life of the royal couple

Opening hours

Wednesday - Sunday: 8:30 - 17:30