Bran Castle – Dracula’s seat | Romania

Updated: October 19, 2020 | By | More

Who does not know Count Dracula, a fictional character of the Irish writer Bram Stoker? He created scary story about the Transylvanian vampire, who sucked the blood of his unfortunate victims right here in Bran Castle and its surroundings. Beautiful medieval castle is also known as “Count Dracula seat” or simply “Dracula’s Castle” and is considered one of the most beautiful castles in Europe.

Bran Castle - Dracula's seat | Romania
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A curious thing is that the cruel ruler Vlad III. Dracula, who was called Vlad the Impaler due to his horrific methods of torture and murders, in fact, never visited this historic castle. In spite of this fact, this place is now very popular among tourists and there are a large number of them.

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Bran Castle is located approximately 30 kilometers from the city of Brasov, right in the middle of Romania. Once you decide to visit the castle, you definitely should reserve some additional time and explore the surrounding countryside as well. Transylvania is a fascinating part of Romania, where you can still enjoy almost untouched wilderness.

But do not go there if you have a fear of vampires.

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