Inside Dracula’s Castle

Published November 6, 2014
Updated June 19, 2020
Published November 6, 2014
Updated June 19, 2020

We go inside the inspiration for Bram Stoker's "Dracula", which more than anything is a symbol of Romanian resilience.

Located on the border of Transylvania and Wallachia in Romania is the impressive Bran Castle. Near the village of Bran and close to the city of Brasov, the fortress commands attention as it rises over the Bran Gorge, a historically strategic pass through the Carpathians.

Dubbed “Dracula’s Castle,” it is a striking destination and provides visitors with a fantastic glimpse into the past:

Dracula Castle
Entrance To Dracula Castle
Vlad The Impaler
King Ferdinand
Inside Dracula’s Castle
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If you liked this look inside Bran Castle, check out our posts on Neuschwanstein Castle and the story of Vlad the Impaler, history's real Dracula.

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