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BBC: Couple build ‘fairytale’ castle in Transylvania

A Romanian couple have spent two years building an eco-friendly “fairytale castle” in the mountains of Transylvania, using only natural materials, a BBC travel feature reveals. Razvan and Gabriela Vasile sold their home near the capital Bucharest to build the ...

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500-year-old historical monument castle sold at the price of a bedsit

A 500-year-old castle in Brasov county was sold in record time after the sale offer has been posted on a classifieds website. Guthman-Valenta castle in Hoghiz, found on the list of the historical monuments, was put for sale for underprice ...

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President Iohannis decorates Slovak war veterans, pays tribute to Romanian soldiers killed in Slovakia during WWII

While in Slovakia on Thursday, President Klaus Iohannis decorated two Slovak war veterans that fought alongside Romanian soldiers to free Czechoslovakia in 1944-1945 during a ceremony hosted at Zvolen Castle. A Military Virtue National Order in rank of Officer with ...

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Pelisor Castle closed for cleanup in October, Peles Castle in November

Pelisor Castle in Sinaia mountain resort will be closed by the end of October to undergo some precautionary conservation works. His older brother, Peles Castle will be closed for the same end in November. According to the representatives of Peles ...

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Pelisor Castle, Sinaia’s sophisticated jewel

Pelisor is a small palace built on the same domain as Peles Castle in Sinaia, Prahova Valley. Pelisor Castle, also called Pelisor Palace or Little Peles was built for the Romanian Royal Family and was an important royal house in ...

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Greceanu Cula and Teleki Castle, ready to find their owners

As the Romanian Culture Ministry exerted its first refusal regarding historical monuments Greceanu Mansion in Maldaresti and Teleki Castle in Dumbravioara, ranked in group A of the National patrimony, Artmark Historical Estate can proceed with putting them up for sale, ...

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Iulia Hasdeu Castle: Spiritism, romance and science all in one

Small places make great stories. This is also the case of Iulia Hasdeu’ Castle in Câmpina, Prahova County, to which we paid a call on Sunday. Esoterism, science, mystery, sorrow, hope…there are a lot of things to be said about ...

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