Tourists get free entry at Peles Castle today

Château de Peleș, Sinaia, Roumanie.

Château de Peleș, Sinaia, Roumanie.

Tourists and locals will have the chance to visit for free the Peles Castle in Sinaia mountain resort today, the day when the castle will celebrate 133 years since its inauguration.

According to an announcement posted on the Peles National Museum’s Facebook page, the visitors can enter the castle for free on October 5, between 11:15 and 16:15, says Romania-Insider.com.

Peles Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in Romania. It was built at the initiative of King Carol I of Romania (1839 – 1914). He decided to build the castle here after he visited the site and fell in love with the beautiful mountain scenery.

Peles was the world’s first castle entirely powered by locally produced electricity. The castle is usually closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, but can be visited between 11:00 and 16:15 on Wednesdays, and from 09:15 to 16:15 on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Ticket prices vary between RON 5 and RON 50.

 

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