Bran Castle

Bran Castle

Bran Castle is situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. Commonly known as “Dracula’s Castle” (although it is one among several locations linked to the Dracula legend, including Poenari Castle and Hunyad Castle), it is marketed as the home of the titular character in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The castle is now a museum open to tourists, displaying art and furniture collected by Queen Marie. Tourists can...
Castles and palaces in Transylvania in 1902

Castles and palaces in Transylvania in 1...

In 1883, Prince Rudolf of Habsburg order achieve an encyclopedia covering the whole territory of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The penultimate volume of the encyclopedia  (1902) is dedicated to Transylvania and includes lots of information about traditions, costumes, songs and heritage of all nations in the province, as well as images of towns, information about government and economics. The images below give Transylvanian castles and palaces along with several other places.     Via:...