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Sinaia railway station

Sinaia railway station
Sinaia railway station is important because when the first building was build was used exclusively by Royal Family. A presidential train brought here American President Gerald Ford and Nicolae Ceausescu on August 6, 1975.

Tourist Information

TypeBuilding, Railway station
The royal station
Railway Station
1913
1939
LocationSinaia, Romania, Europe

Map

Why is the Sinaia railway station important?

The first station (royal station) was built in 1913 it was reserved exclusively for the Royal Family and its guests.

Royal Station is a stone building in the Romanian style, located close to the main station and it was built according to the plans of the architect Duiliu Marcu in 1939.

Unfortunately, Royal Railway Station is not open to the public.

The building destination was preserved during the communist regime. A presidential train brought here American President Gerald Ford and Nicolae Ceausescu on August 6, 1975.

Sinaia railway station – the second one

Trains such as Orient Express or Arlberg Express stopped here at the beginning of the century.

Next to the station, there is a train exhibition.

sinaia train station

In the station’s central hall, there is a mural (5.50 x 5.50 meters) representing a princely wild boar hunt, with 8 people on horseback, inscribed in Latin: Basarab Voievod 14th century.

Fresco made by D. Știubei for Sinaia railway station
Fresco made by D. Știubei for Sinaia railway station

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