Culture & History: Castles and Palaces
Peles Castle, located in Sinaia mountain resort, known as the "Pearl of the Carpathians" is the former residence of the Romanian Royal Family.
Bran Castle, a slender medieval stronghold, worldwide known - thanks to Bram Stokers' novel - as Dracula's Castle.
Corvin Castle, a unique castle, the most important Gothic style secular building in Transylvania, a large and imposing royal stronghold & a nobleman's residence.
Banffy Castle in Bontida, Cluj county, is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and was named in the past "Transylvania's Versailles".
Mogoșoaia Palace, located 15 km far from Bucharest, is one of the most important architectural monuments in Romania.
Sutu Palace, a beautiful Neo-Gothic building situated in the very centre of the Romanian capital, shelters the Museum of Bucharest.