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The Evening Standard Lists Sighisoara as a Top October Destination

The mystical Transylvanian city of Sighisoara is becoming one of the top destinations in Europe to visit. The city dates back to the early 12th century, when the invading Magyars occupied Transylvania. Wanting to consolidate his power and defend the ...

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‘Dracula Castle’ in Tihuta Gorge, put up for sale

The hotel in Tihuta Gorge, built in the location where writer Bram Stoker imagined it would be the castle of the vampire count Dracula, has been put up for sale. According to an ad posted by a real estate agency ...

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The Spectator: A trip to Dracula’s birthplace won’t bleed you dry – an invitation to visit Sighisoara

The British publication ‘The Spectator’ has released a feature on the Romanian city of Sighisoara, inviting the readers to make the trip to the medieval town, to see the 12th century fortified citadel, the evangelical Church on the Hill. “Sighisoara ...

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How did foreign tourists celebrate Halloween at Dracula Castle in Romania?

100 tourists, with 45 being foreign tourists, fans of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” novel spent their Halloween night at Dracula Castle in Tihuta Gorge, while recasting the route covered by the famous book’s hero, Jonathan Harker. “We have American tourists, who ...

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Bram Stoker’s offspring in Romania, joins touristic project in Bran

Famous Irish Dracula author, Bram Stoker’s great-grand nephew, Dacre Stoker has recently come to Romania to join a group of young local entrepreneurs who want to build a village in little in Bran, based on the place’s real story and ...

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Tihuța Pass, noted for its breathtaking scenery and… Dracula’s legend

Located at over 1,100 meters altitude in the Bârgău Mountains (Eastern Carpathians), where Transylvania meets Bukovina, Tihuța Pass is currently one of the most important tourist attractions in Bistrița Năsăud county, gaining world recognition after it was depicted in the ...

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Romania’s Hunyad Castle, in top ten must-see European castles

According to Tourism Review, the edifice is a perfect example of unique tourist attraction. Every castle has its own personal charm. Universal literature found valuable sources of inspiration in world’s castles. Romania’s collection of castles and fortresses perhaps best illustrates ...

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