See Romania

Peles Castle

Peles Castle – built between 1873 and 1914. Its inauguration was held in 1883. King Carol I of Romania (1839–1914), under whose reign the country gained its independence. It was the first royal estate to have modern air ventilation systems, and hot and cold running water at the turn of the century.
Ceauşescu did not like the castle very much and rarely visited. After the December 1989 Revolution, Peleş and Pelişor Castle were re-established as heritage sites and opened to the public.