How to Reach Bran Castle?

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Bran Castle is a well-known Romanian attraction because its name is linked to more famous Count Dracula. Vlad the Impaler was the ruler of Wallachia, an old Romanian province. He was Vlad Dracul’s son (Vlad the Devil) and his features resembled to those of a vampire. These two reasons led to Count Dracula legend, thought to be the master of Bran Castle.

Finished in 1377, this medieval fortress was a central commanding point, since the main access roads intersected here. So, Bran Castle played an important role as a strategic and military centre.

In present, the castle is hosting various tourists, eager to find out more about Dracula. With its 4 floors and several rooms available for visiting, Bran Castle is considered an impressive museum. Ceramics exhibitions, furniture, guns and armours are displayed within the castle, all dating from the first half of 20th Century (when Queen Maria of Romania was the castle owner).

Opened daily for visiting, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (only on Mondays, program starts at noon), Bran Castle is situated on the edge of Bran Pass, 24 Traian Moşoiu Street, Braşov county.

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