Sinaia Tourism

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Sinaia (Romanian pronunciation: [siˈnaja]) is a town and a mountain resort in Prahova County, Romania. It is situated in the historical region of Muntenia. The town was named after Sinaia Monastery, around which it was built; the monastery in turn is named after the Biblical Mount Sinai. King Carol I of Romania built his summer home, Peleș Castle, near the town. Sinaia is about 60 kilometres (37 miles) northwest of Ploiești and 50 kilometres (31 miles) south of Brașov, in a mountainous area on the Prahova River valley, just east of the Bucegi Mountains. The altitude varies from 767 to 860 metres (2,516 to 2,822 feet) above sea level. The city is a popular destination for hiking and winter sports, especially downhill skiing. Among the tourist landmarks, the most important are Peleș Castle, Pelișor Castle, Sinaia Monastery, Sinaia Casino, Sinaia train station, and the Franz Joseph and Saint Anne Cliffs. Sinaia was also the summer residence of the Romanian composer George Enescu, who stayed at the Luminiș villa.

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Looking for travel information about Sinaia? Explore the best travel advice on Sinaia, Romania. After your splendid visit to Sinaia, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Bucharest. Attractions in Bucharest include Palace Of Parliament , Village Museum , Old Town. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Bucharest Baneasa International Airport. Tour packages of Sinaia are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Sinaia*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sinaia

    Know the pollution level of Sinaia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.19 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 24.11 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.96 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20.54 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25.89 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 9.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Sinaia: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sinaia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sinaia.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.26 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 21.67 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.71 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.29 (High)
    • Car Stealing 15.32 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 19.35 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 17.74 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.32 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.39 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.87 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.45 (Low)
  • Living in Sinaia - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 75.16 (High)
    • Pollution Index 21.42 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.33 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 36.32 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 37.41 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.27 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 54.82 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sinaia

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sinaia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.62 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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