Located directly next to Peles Castle, this impressive example of Romanian history was built between 1899 and 1902 but a Czech architect. Once the summer residence for the nation’s second king and queen who had an affection for the Byzantine and Celtic aesthetics found in the castle’s chapel, and golden bedroom and chamber.
The main hall of this popular attraction serves as a museum with walls dressed in paintings, drawings and watercolors of the royal family. The bedrooms and other interiors are home to a vast collection of old-world furniture, handcrafted works and gilded thistle leaves that pay an homage to the queen’s native land of Scotland.
The castle is open May 15 through September 15 on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. During the winter months it is open on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.