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Castelul Bran – Bran Castle


Bran Castle (German: Törzburg; Hungarian: Törcsvár), situated in Bran, near to Brasov, is for sure the most legendary castle from Transylvania and Romania. Bran Castle, or Romanian: Castelul Bran, is also refrered to as Dracula Castle, though Dracula lived in another castle, which is a ruin, nowawdays. Bran castle was build as a fortress in the 14th century and is today a museum, open to tourists.

Bran Castle Brasov – Pictures from Castelul Bran Braşov

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Gallery: Castle Bran - Castelul Bran

Bran Castle near Brasov: Castelul Bran or Dracula Castle [1]Pictures from Brasov

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Castle Bran was used as fortress against the Ottoman Empire, Mircea the Elder lived here, Vlad Tepes – the historical Dracula – was imprisoned here for two days. Lateron Bram Stoker made Bran Castle worldwide known as Dracula Castle.

See more pictures from Brasov city – The Capital of Brasov County.

Footnotes

[1] Picture: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Castul_Bran_exterior_view.jpg – Bran Castle – Castelul Bran