Heritage Cantacuzino Castle
This beautiful Castle was built by Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino a Conservative Romanian politician who twice served as the Prime Minister of Romania.
Cantacuzino Castle Busteni Romania
The Cantacuzino Castle of Busteni built by Prince Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino. He was born into the Romanian noble Cantacuzino family and was a descendant of Romanian voivods and Byzantine Emperors.
He was educated in Bucharest and Paris Universities, and he achieved his master degree in law.
He was a Conservative Romanian politician who twice served as the Prime Minister of Romania between 1899 and 1907.
After the Russian Revolution and the Soviet occupation of Romania after World War II, the remaining members of the family are liveing now in Western Europe and North America.
The Prince Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino built:
- The Cantacuzino Palace of Bucharest
- The Cantacuzino Castle of Busteni
I present to you the Cantacuzino Castle of Busteni which now is a Museum. The Castle was designed by architect Gregory Cerchez and built in a large Park owned by Prince Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino in Busteni (Valea Prahovei).
The Castle has:
- A central pavilion composed of basement, first floor and second floor with remarkable walls of carved stone
- A service pavilion at first floor and second floor
- An administrative mansion at first floor
- A chapel
The castle is part of an architectural “neobrancovenesc” style, same as the Peles Palace Sinaia and the Cotroceni Palace in Bucharest.
The interior decoration has Brancoveanu style components which consists of:
- Ornamental and figurative painting
- Stained glass windows
- Carved carpentry
- Tiled ceilings
- Railings carved in stone
- Wrought iron work
- Carving wood
- Floors in decorative sandstone slabs
I give you a picture delight to proof my small description which can communicate visually with you better then I can do.
The first picture represent the Coat Of Arms of Cantacuzion family, carved stone you can find above the entrance door.
The second Picture represent the view of the Castle from the entrance in the Park.
The third picture - Prince Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino.
The General View Of The Castle
This is a sideway of the Castle
A General View On Winter
General view from the entrance, you can see the balcony as well
Detail of Balcony
The Balcony With Carved Stones
Staircase between first and second floor
The Entrance in Ball Room
The Entrance in Ball Room
Beautiful Painted Ceilings
|Painted Ceiling 1||Painted Ceiling 2|
The Gallery of Ancestors
The Gallery of Ancestors Image 01
The Gallery of Ancestors Image 02
The Coat of Arms of Ancestors
Coat of Arms 01
Coat of Arms 02
Beautiful Interior Decorations
Stain Glass Window
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