Take a tour of Peles Castle in Romania part of the World s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats. Romania is a country of many castles, one of the most beautiful being the Peles Castle. The German neo-Renaissance design of the castle gives it a very elegant appearance. The construction took two architects 41 years, between 1873 and 1914, to complete. The castle was home to King Carol I, Queen Elizabeth, and then their son, Carol II. A portion of Peles Castle is open to visitors.