Sinaia railway station
1400AD-Present-Modern Era Europe Romania

Sinaia railway station

May 24, 2021
TypeBuilding, Railway station
The royal station
Railway Station
LocationSinaia, Romania, Europe

Why Sinaia railway station is 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 Romanian style, is located close by 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 – 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 trains exhibition.

sinaia train station

In the central hall of the station, 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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