The Bran Castle

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The Bran Castle was built in the 14th century to guard the strategic commercial route between Wallachia and Transylvania.

Built on the corner of a great rock, so that on three sides it was quite impregnable, on the very edge of a terrific precipice, the Bran Castle was quickly identified as the place of the nefarious actions of Count Dracula.

Bran Castle

Bran Castle - Bram Stoker

The Irish writer Bram Stoker never visited Transylvania. It is widely believed that he drew his inspiration about Dracula’s Castle from an illustrated book about Transylvania published in London, in 1865.