Castles in Romania

Bran Castle

Bran Castle is often called as Dracula Castle and is referred as the home of Vlad Tepes (Dracula), the former ruler of Wallachia region and the main character of Bram Stoker’s Dracula film. In fact, there is no evidence that Vlad Tepes lived here… Bran Castle
Poienari Castle

Standing on a rocky cliff near the Transfagarasan road, Poienari Castle was built at the beginning of the 13th century. Due to its size and location, the castle was very hard to seize. Poienari Castle
Hunedoara Castle

Hunedoara’s principal attraction is its medieval castle. Built on the top of a 14th century stone fortress, the castle is the result of two construction stages during the time of John Hunyadi… Hunedoara Castle
Rasnov Castle

Rasnov’s principal attraction is its medieval castle. The inhabitants of Rasnov erected a refuge and a fortress on the top of the hill in the 13th century. Rasnov Castle