Peles Palace (1883) – one of the most representative museums in Romania and the beautiful palaces in Europe, the symbol of the Sinai. The former royal residence built by the Viennese architect Wilhelm Doderer, Czech Republic – Karel Liman and Architect of Lemberg (Lvov), Johannes Schultz. The customer – the young King Carol I of Hohenzollern de. He made the Sinai resort of the royal court. The castle stands on a terrace at the foot of the mountains and surrounded by Pietrel Arse huge landscaped park. The building can not be confused with anything. Asymmetric structure with the Clock Tower in the center, colorful multilevel roof in the style of German Renaissance style, a great number of decorative elements on the facade, with carved balconies balustrades and columns, fancy windows, turrets and towers – made this palace architectural masterpiece. The palace was completed just months before his death, Carol I and his desire to become a museum.
The yard of his successor Ferdinand I moved to the newly built near Peleshor. It is curious that this palace was electrified the first in Europe (for electricity used by a cascade of waterfalls on the river, which flows in the valley) and it is here had central heating. And in the theater hall of the palace in 1906, the first in Romania's cinema. The walls of the courtyard are decorated with frescoes, in the center – a Renaissance fountain. In the palace of 170 rooms and halls connected by staircases and corridors – all this represents for the first time I got here a huge maze. The interiors of the palace as beautiful and varied as they are exteriors. For their design customers invited artists from around the parts of Europe, there are mixed Italian, German, Austrian, and even Turkish motifs.
In the halls of valuable art collections. Remembers sitting suite of extremely solid iron wood, to create which for a long time labor of several generations of Indian craftsmen. Huge mirrors in Murano glass imported from Venice here. Lord of different special beauty hall with its unique collection of weapons XV-XIX centuries. (More than 4000 copies.) Presented European, Arab, Persian and even Japanese ceremonial designs, inlaid with precious stones. You can see here and knightly accoutrements. Interesting, too, the royal cabinet reddish-brown color – it is completely decorated wooden carving (walnut), the walls – a reproduction of Rembrandt. Queen's favorite room – the literary, it is known that Elizabeth loved the arts and literature, above all, and she was a good poet, who wrote under the pseudonym Carmen Sylva. Florentine room is decorated with marble fireplace. Venetian and columned halls richly decorated with Italian furniture – furniture copies of XVI century. Inspection of the castle would have been incomplete without a walk in the surrounding parks, decorated with fountains and statues of the Italian sculptor Romanelli. Bronze statue of King Carol I installed the walls of the castle from the valley, a monument to his wife Elizabeth – a park to the right of the castle.