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Dracula’s Castle. The truth behind the eerie legend

Dracula, the main character of Bram Stoker’s book, has become one of the main tourist attractions from Transylvania region in Romania. Many movies were made, books were written, legendsĀ  were told but what about the truth? Has Dracula ever existed? … Continue reading

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Vlad the Impaler sealed with a curse the first written document about Bucharest, the capital of Romania

The first written document about Bucharest, the capital of Romania, was written by none other than Vlad the Impaler, also known as Dracula, on 20th September 1459. The document represents a contract for purchase and sale regarding some lands in … Continue reading

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The Black Church: the legend of the mysterious statue of a boy and the bullets in the walls

The Black Church is one of the most impressive religious edifices in Romania. It is located in the center of Brasov City, Romania. Its construction began in the 14th century as a Roman Catholic structure and it was known as … Continue reading

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Dark legends on the streets of Bucharest – part I: The desperate orphans, The House of Black Blood and an agonising death in Hotel Cismigiu

Bucharest, the Capital of Romania, can be an extraordinary city to visit if you know where to go and what do you want to see. Bucharest is a mix of styles and history. It is a unique place where modern … Continue reading

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The 7 Stairs Canyon. A breathtaking experience in the core of a mountain. Beware! 7 ladders and 7 mini-heart attacks

The Seven Stairs Canyon (or Seven Ladders Canyon) is a breathtaking attraction in Romania, near Brasov, one of the most beautiful cities in eastern Europe. The trip to the 7 Stairs Canyon can be done in one day and it’s … Continue reading

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The Bridge of Lies: three legends in the heart of a beautiful medieval Romanian city

The Bridge of Lies is a bridge that can be found in the old center of the magnificent city of Sibiu, one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. This is Romania’s oldest cast-iron bridge and it was built in … Continue reading

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Poenari Castle, the Fortress of Vlad the Impaler – an incredible landscape, a piece of history and a bloody legend

Poenari Castle, also known as Poenari Citadel or Fortress, is a ruined castle in Romania, on the cliffs of the mountains (at a height of 860 meters), notable for its connection to Vlad the Impaler. The construction of this castle … Continue reading

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