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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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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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