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Castle Peles

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Today a historical monument, Peleş Castle (Romanian: Castelul Peleş [kasˈtelul ˈpeleʃ]) is a Neo-Renaissance castle placed in an idyllic setting in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova County, Romania, on an existing medieval route linking Transylvania and Wallachia, built between 1873 and 1914; its inauguration was held in 1883.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C5%9F_Castle

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A: Peles - interior courtyard

Af Eugen Festeu, mindre end 10 meter væk

Peles Castle, Romania. All info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C5%9F_CastlePano byhttp://www...

Peles - interior courtyard

B: Peles Castle

Af Eugen Festeu, mindre end 10 meter væk

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Peles Castle

C: Peles - front view

Af Eugen Festeu, 10 meter væk

The famous and beautiful Peles Castle. All info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C5%9F_CastleP...

Peles - front view

D: Peles - old fountain

Af Eugen Festeu, 10 meter væk

The famous and beautiful Peles Castle. All info is here on wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C5...

Peles - old fountain

E: Peles Castle

Af Adi Mera, 10 meter væk

Peles Castle

F: Peles Castle Sinaia

Af Cristian Marinescu, 270 meter væk

Peles Castle Sinaia

G: Pelisor Castle

Af W. H. Mahyo, 300 meter væk

In the museum complex at Sinaia, besides Peles Castle, which Queen Maria used to call "The Big Palace...

Pelisor Castle

H: Furnica Sinaia

Af W. H. Mahyo, 370 meter væk

Sinaia is a town and a mountain resort in Romania. The town was named after Sinaia Monastery, around ...

Furnica Sinaia

I: Poiana Stanii Sinaia

Af Cristian Marinescu, 1.9 km væk

Poiana Stanii Sinaia

J: Cota 1400 Sinaia

Af Cristian Marinescu, 2.0 km væk

Cota 1400 Sinaia

Dette panorama blev taget i Romania, Europe

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Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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