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Topic: Pelisor


In the News (Tue 2 Sep 14)

  
  Tourism - Carpati Mountains - Sinaia - Pelisor Castle
This castle was built between 1899 and 1902 by a Czech architect Karel Liman and decorated by the Viennese Bernhard Ludwig for King Ferdinand and Queen Maria.
Din garnitura mobilierului in stilul neorenasterii germane, se detaseaza biroul din lemn de nuc, placat cu trei panouri sculptate care infatiseaza castelele Peles, Pelisor si Foisor.
Castelul Pelisor detine o valoroasa colectie de arta decorativa apartinand Art-Nouveau-ului, printre care lucrari ale unor artisti ca E. Galle, fratii Daum, J. Hoffmann, L.C. Tiffany, Gurschner etc. O mentiune speciala merita manuscrisul - pergament realizat de Maria si daruit lui Ferdinand in 1906.
www.ici.ro /romania/en/turism/c_pelisor.html   (494 words)

  
  Children House International :: Programs at a Glance :: Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Two other palaces, Pelisor and Foisor, were built not long after for other members of the royal family, and these beautiful buildings and the park surrounding these and the ancillary buildings were all fairly well cared for over the years of great neglect and destruction.
Peles and Pelisor are open to visitors, as is a park further up the slopes which houses a fourth beautiful building in a very different style from the three palaces.
Pelisor was built to match the German neo-renaissance architecture of the larger Peles Palace.
www.adopting.com /chi/country-romania-pelisor.html   (1208 words)

  
 Photo Gallery - Romania Peles Castle and Pelisor
Pelisor (PEH-lee-shor) Palace, the summer residence of King Ferdinand, nephew of Carol I, his wife Queen Marie, and their family.
Queen Marie was very fond of Art Deco style, and the furnishings at Pelisor reflect her taste.
When the Ceaucescus -- notorious for stealing doorknobs and bathroom fixtures when they visited the homes of foreign dignitaries -- indicated that they wanted to use either Peles or Pelisor as a residence, they were quickly told that the walls of the castles contained spores that could leach out and damage their health.
www.angelfire.com /art/catteapix/photos-rsin.htm   (474 words)

  
 Peles Castle - InfoHub
Peles and Pelisor are located 3 miles northeast of the center of Sinaia.
Also, don’t forget to visit the smaller castle called “Pelisor”, which is actually an endearing diminutive name for “Peles”.
Getting to Peles and Pelisor (actually pronounced “PE-lesh” and “pe-li-SHOR” respectively) won’t be a problem, since they’re located at the very outskirts of a famous Romanian resort city called “Sinaia” (pronounced see-NA-ya).
www.infohub.com /forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=131   (569 words)

  
 Peles Castle - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Peles Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
As for Pelisor Castle, its building has been started in 1889 and finished in 1903, and it was meant to be the residence of the future King Ferdinand and Queen Mary of Romania.
Even King Carol II has lived there, from 1930 till 1940, as long as he has been King of Romania, excepting 1932 and 1933 when the hunting house has been destroyed by a fire.
After the December 1989 Revolution, Peles and Pelisor Castles are re-integrated into tourism circuit.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Peles-Castle.html   (1051 words)

  
 Reagalia
The Iron Crown of King Charles I is kept at permanent exhibition at Pelisor Palace in Sinaia.
Pelisor Palace (summer residence of King Ferdinand I and Queen Marie).
Pelisor Palace in Sinaia where the Iron Crown of Charles I is kept.
homepage.mac.com /crowns/r/avreg.html   (366 words)

  
 Peles Castle Sinaia Romania
Liman would later supervise the building of Pelisor (1889-1903, the future residence of King Ferdinand and Queen Mary of Romania).
It is also important to know that Peles Castle shelters one of the most important and most valuable painting collections in Europe, almost 2.000 pieces.
Pelisor's 70 rooms feature a unique collection of turn-of-the century Viennese furniture and Tiffany and Lalique glassware.
www.brasovtravelguide.ro /en/brasov/surroundings/peles-castle.php   (483 words)

  
 Queen Marie of Romania / Queen Marie's Perfume
The queen has always been extremely and heartily attached to Pelisor, where a couple of rooms she decorated, having herself a refined taste and artistic education.
An old maid at Pelisor gave us a hint: there is still living in Sinaia a very old guard, Gyuri, who was in service at the castle even before 1938, when the queen-mother Maria died.
This was the express desire of king Carol the 1st, who wanted to erect a Sinaia a swiss-styled "chalet", a "cottage', and not so much of a true castle: "In the same city you cannot have, and it should not be two royal castles", Carol the 1st used to say.
www.tkinter.smig.net /QueenMarie/FormulaAS   (2071 words)

  
 FIAR - International Insurance-Reinsurance Forum
Within the castle and in the Foisor Palace and the Pelisor Palace prominent artists have performed and highly significant political events in Romania's history took place.
Built during the first years of the 20th century for King Ferdinand and Queen Mary, the Pelisor Castle is the outcome of the work of Czech architect Karel Liman and Austrian decorator Bernhard Ludwig.
The Pelisor Castle bears the imprint of Queen's Mary artistic personality, combining into a genuine mix Art - Nouveau, Byzanthine and Celtic influences.
www.fiar.ro /en/sinaia.php   (1219 words)

  
 Sfinx Motel - Surroundings - Tourist attractions
After King Carol died, he left the castle by testament to the romanian state, to become a museum.
The Pelisor Castle whose builders were King Carol and Queen Elisabeta also, was built between 1899 and 1902.
This castle was the house of the Ferdinand kings, Carol the IInd and Mihai untill 1947, when it was nationalized.
www.motel-sfinx.ro /en/obiective.php   (291 words)

  
 Sinaia - The Carpathians Pearl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The complex is composed by The Peles Castle (foto), the Pelisor, the Foisor and the Economat.
The park is situated on Pelisor Valey and the main access points are from Furnica or from the Monastery.
The Peles Castle and the Pelisor care open to public.
users.pcnet.ro /lucica.enescu/en_sinaia_info.htm   (736 words)

  
 Dorothy Hibbard's summer in Romania, 1921   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This is the story of how she spent the summer with them and their fearsome mother, Madame Procopiu, at the court of Queen Marie in the Romanian mountain resort of Sinaia.
Queen Marie was estranged from King Ferdinand, hence her separate court; Crown Prince Carol (later King Carol II) had made an "unsuitable" marriage to Zizi Brandino in 1919 which was formally annulled by the Romanian parliament before he was properly paired off with Princess Helen of Greece, whom he divorced anyway a few years later.
We all had tea and danced at the Pelisor, and played hide and seek, and I talked again with Mr Hansell, who was of course leaving too.
explorers.whyte.com /romania.htm   (7412 words)

  
 Sinaia - Destination Guide - Hotel Near   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Following the monarchy's demise in 1947, Peles was opened to the public, with a temporary interruption when the Ceausescus appropriated it as a "state palace".
Foisor Lodge, a little above Pelisor, was the home of Prince Carol (later crowned Carol II) and Princess Helen from 1921; here Carol met the Jewish Magda Lupescu, who remained his mistress for thirty years and became the power behind the throne, outraging Romanian society, which tended towards anti-Semitism.
Foisor park is open to the public (Wed-Sun 9am-4pm), but the lodge, another former summer residence of the Ceausescus, is still reserved for government entertaining.
www.hotelnear.com /3440/3484/Romania-Sinaia.html   (562 words)

  
 AB Travel - Painted Monasteries Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Today we shall visit Peles Castle, built by King Charles the 1st of Romania in the end of the 19th century and meant in the first place as a museum, with all rooms settled in a different style.
Later on we shall visit nearby Pelisor Castle, built and arranged at the request of Queen Maria of Romania, in a totally different style.
In the afternoon we shall reach Bucharest, where we shall have a short tour of the city, including the main old avenue bordered by palaces and 19th century buildings that granted the city the name of "Little Paris" between the two world wars.
abserv.romaniatravelguide.info /painted-monasteries.htm   (792 words)

  
 Sinaia, Romania. Travel guide & tourist information by Hostelbookers.com
Following the monarchy's demise in 1947, Peles was opened to the public, with a temporary interruption when the Ceausescus appropriated it as a "state palace".
Foisor Lodge, a little above Pelisor, was the home of Prince Carol (later crowned Carol II) and Princess Helen from 1921; here Carol met the Jewish Magda Lupescu, who remained his mistress for thirty years and became the power behind the throne, outraging Romanian society, which tended towards anti-Semitism.
Foisor park is open to the public (Wed–Sun 9am–4pm), but the lodge, another former summer residence of the Ceausescus, is still reserved for government entertaining.
www.hostelbookers.com /guides/romania/sinaia/home   (574 words)

  
 Discover Romania - Castles & Fortresses
Its 160 rooms are adorned with finest examples of European art, Murano crystal chandeliers, German stained-glass windows, walls covered with Cordoba leather, Meissen and Sevres porcelains, ebony and wood sculptures.
King Ferdinand, who succeeded Carol 1st, intended to use Peles Castle as a summer residence.
Pelisor's 70 rooms feature an unique collection of turn-of-the century Viennese furniture and Tiffany and Lalique glassware.
www.discoveringromania.ro /tourism/main_attr3.php   (1279 words)

  
 Sinaia Info: All you have to know about Sinaia, what to visit, The Peles and Pelisor Castles, Dracula Castle, Bran ...
The complex is composed by The Peles Castle (photo), the Pelisor, the Foisor and the Economat.
The park is situated on Pelisor Valley and the main access points are from Furnica or from the Monastery.
The Peles Castle and the Pelisor are open to the public.
www.montania.ro /en_Sinaia_info.htm   (1630 words)

  
 VILA ROUA Predeal - Surroundings - Sinaia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Prestigious architects of the time designed and built the fancy villas of the romanian elite, from that period of time.
These houses, along with the other monuments of the castles of Peles, Pelisor and Foisor, the Sinaia Monastery and the Casino, which are situated in parks full of flowers, gave the name of The Pearl of Carpathians to this locality.
Because it is situated in the subalpine area and it is surrounded by large forests of beech and fir,
www.vilaroua.ro /en/sinaia.php   (364 words)

  
 Manastirea Sf. Maria - Techirghiol
Mures, din goruni stravechi, a fost impodobita cu o pictura naiva, in tempera pe lemn de mesterii zugravi ai satului.In anul 1934 biserica este stramutata de regele Carol al II-lea la castelul Pelisor – Sinaia.
After the Second World War, the third patriarch of Romania – Justinian – shall develop this hostle, being consindered the founder of “St. Mary” Monastery.
In 1951, he brings here the wonderful wooden church from Pelisor Castle, changing its name from St. Peter and Paul into “Virgin Mary”.
www.valcea-turism.ro /VLTur/Cultura/docs/manastireatechirghiol.htm   (717 words)

  
 PRO TRAVEL & TOUR S.A.
The biggest ski domain in Romania is here.Is one of the finest mountain resorts in Europe being spectacular by nature and history.
Visit Royal Peles Castle built in 1870, Pelisor Castle and Foisor Castle and park, the Casino Palace and 16th Century Sinaia Monastery.
It is situated close to the memorial house of George Enescu, Sinaia Monastery, Sinaia Casino, Pelisor Castle Museum, Pelisor Castle, Peles Castle National Museum, Cave Hermitage.
www.protraveltour.com /index.php?P=04_mountain_resorts_palace   (164 words)

  
 Delta Nature Resort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The dominant architectural style is the German Neo-Renaissance; however, the inside of the castle plays on a multitude of other styles: Italian Renaissance; German Baroque; Roccoco; Hyspanic, Maur and Turkish elements, etc.
Placed in the vicinity of its "elder brother", the Peles Castle in Sinaia, the Pelisor was built between 1899 and 1902 by a Czech architect (Karel Liman) for King Ferdinand I and Queen Maria of Romania.
Today, the Pelisor Museum hosts an impressive gallery of art objects and paintings - mainly Art-Nouveau - signed by illustrious names: E. Galle, the Daum brothers, J. Hoffmann, L.C. Tiffany, Gurschner and many others.
www.deltaresort.com /second.php_s_id=22&id_lang=1.html   (1288 words)

  
 seeurope.net :: SightSEEing : Sinaia – the Pearl of the Carpathians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Royal Peles Castle built in 1870, Pelisor Castle and Foisor Castle and park, the Casino Palace and 16th Century Sinaia Monastery are visited by thousands visitors per year as they combine the magnificent Romanian spirit and the breath-taking nature.
Though not as grand as the Peles Palace, Pelisor offered a more comfortable and less formal setting.
Beyond the Pelisor lies another palace built by the late dictator Ceausescu.
www.seeurope.net /en/Content.php?file=sights/sinaia.html   (752 words)

  
 Castele si palate din Romania: Castelul Bran, Castelul Peles, Castelul Pelisor ..
Castele si palate din Romania: Castelul Bran, Castelul Peles, Castelul Pelisor..
Castelul Pelisor - situat langa Castelului Peles,destinat initial printului Ferdinand I,azi muzeu
Situat in apropiere de muntii Poiana Rusca, Castelul Corvin a fost atestat documentar pentru prima oara de Sigismund de Luxemburg in anul 1409, si din punct de vedere arhitectural, combina stilul gotic cu stilurile renasterii si cel al barocului.
www.infotravelromania.ro /castele.html   (871 words)

  
 Peles si Pelisor vor ramane muzee - Stirile zilei la Memo.RO - stiri, noutati, informatii, curs valutar, news
Castelul Pelisor va fi de asemenea restituit, dar isi va pastra destinatia actuala pentru o perioada de trei ani de la data emiterii deciziei de retrocedare.
Ministrul preciza la inceputul anului ca imobilele la care face referire Memorandumul sunt Castelul Peles, Castelul Pelisor, partea veche a Foisorului (in Poiana Stanii Regale fiind construita si o vila pe care o folosea Nicolae Ceausescu), Vila Stavilar si Vila Ceramica (aflate in prezent in folosinta Centrului de Creatie Sinaia), si Hotelul Economat.
Intrebat de ce nu se pune problema ca Familia Regala sa primeasca actiuni la Fondul Proprietatea si nu bani, in urma retrocedarilor domeniilor Peles si Pelisor, ministrul Culturii a aratat ca nu exclude aceasta posibilitate.
www.memo.ro /news/peles-si-pelisor-vor-ramane-muzee,21025.html   (684 words)

  
 ZIUA.
Castelele Bran, Peles si Pelisor vor fi retrocedate proprietarilor de drept - familia de Habsburg si Casa Regala, urmand sa fie rascumparate de statul roman pentru o suma totala a carei valoare ar putea ajunge la circa 50 de milioane de euro, a anuntat ieri, intr-o conferinta presa, ministrul Culturii si Cultelor, Adrian Iorgulescu.
In ceea ce priveste Pelesul si Pelisorul, Iorgulescu a precizat ca se va face "un aranjament", astfel incat suma de rascumparare a celor doua castele sa nu depaseasca suma prevazuta initial in actul normativ respins de Curtea Constitutionala, respectiv 30 de milioane de euro.
El a mentionat ca Ministerul Culturii si Cultelor (MCC) se ocupa doar de retrocedarea si negocierile privind preluarea castelelor Peles si Pelisor, de actiunile vizand celelalte bunuri ale Casei Regale urmand sa se ocupe RAPPS si Primaria Sinaia.
www.ziua.net /display.php?id=192220&data=2006-01-23&ziua=b258709d555d05c4d4a1ebe81bdf07dc   (298 words)

  
 Nine O'Clock
It was the Adrian Nastase cabinet that proposed the draft law, which stipulated that the former monarch (photo) receive the right to use during his lifetime the Elisabeta Palace, the Peles Castle, the Pelisor Castle and the Foisor Castle.
After the law has been declared unconstitutional, authorities began negotiations with the royal family for the Peles Castle to be returned to its owners, with the Romanian state to purchase the estate.
As to Pelisor, the Royal House would like to use it as the “king’s fortress”.
www.nineoclock.ro /index.php?page=detalii&categorie=politics&id=20061108-506738   (451 words)

  
 Dorothy Hibbard's summer in Romania, 1921
This is the story of how she spent the summer with them and their fearsome mother, Madame Procopiu, at the court of Queen Marie in the Romanian mountain resort of Sinaia.
Queen Marie was estranged from King Ferdinand, hence her separate court; Crown Prince Carol (later King Carol II) had made an "unsuitable" marriage to Zizi Brandino in 1919 which was formally annulled by the Romanian parliament before he was properly paired off with Princess Helen of Greece, whom he divorced anyway a few years later.
We all had tea and danced at the Pelisor, and played hide and seek, and I talked again with Mr Hansell, who was of course leaving too.
www.nicholaswhyte.info /romania.htm   (7403 words)

  
 Pelisor - Bucovine.com
The complex muséal of Sinaia includes two castles: Peles, that the Marie queen called “the large palate”, and small Pelisor “Peles”.
ernhard Ludwig, the “Pelisor” was the residence of summer of king Ferdinand de Hohenzollern.
His wife the Marie queen, known in Europe by her arts person qualities and artistic exceptional, conceived with refinement the decoration of the castle, by choosing the art nouveau, and of the Byzantine and Celtic elements.
www.bucovine.com /en/pages/castles/pelisor.shtml   (381 words)

  
 Pelisor Map | Romania Google Satellite Maps
You can also dive right into Pelisor on unique 3D satellite map by Google Earth.
And last but not least you will find Pelisor and Romania travel services offer including cheap flights, cheap hotels and other accommodation deals at the bottom of this page.
If you would like to recommend this Pelisor map page to a friend, or if you just want to send yourself a reminder, here is the easy way to do it.
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