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The construction took 10 years, but by the end of it, the Romanian royals had a summer palace
equipped with everything from a movie theater to a concert hall. The ornate 160-room palace was built in a Neo-Renaissance style and each room had its own identity and theme. After its inauguration in 1883, the king and his family began spending their summers in the fairytale castle, which also served as the venue for important meetings during the early months of World War I.
The first couple to live there, King Carol I and his wife Queen Elizabeth of Romania were known to be very different in temperament and interests. Read more: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/peles-castle