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

Updated: Aug 21, 2020

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.