• Richard Jones

Dracula's luxurious residence has 57 rooms and has its own private wooden church

Updated: Aug 21



General Information ℹ️

Location: Bran, Romania 🇷🇴

Location Elevation: 2,500 feet (760 m)

Architectural style: Medieval

Residency of queen Maria of Romania in 1920


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Construction 👷🏻‍♂️


The castle is built on a 60 m cliff as a result of privilege from November 19, 1377, the Hungarian king Louis I of Anjou. Once the point has been reinforced by fulfilling.


Bran Castle Construction began sometime in 1378. Builders have somehow managed to combine wood with stone brought from Magura Bran. Castle had a protective effect, but also commercial. In the south were two walls built of stone and brick. At that time the fortress was made from the exterior walls of the fortified tower, the circular tower and the tower gate.

The building has an imposing shape and is situated on a cliff in a key position strategically.




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A bit about the Author 🖋 (Bram Stoker)



Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as the personal assistant of actor Sir Henry Irving, and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.


Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.





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