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... Dracula, who was supposed to have murdered hundreds of young women in the 16th century. Regardless of the link, it was a great castle to visit and it showed the kids how vastly different castles can be, especially since they had seen luxurious Peles Castle the day before.
After leaving Bran, we made our way to a town near the Romanian-Hungarian border named Cluj-Napoca. This was merely a stopping point in order to get closer to Budapest ...
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... for a really interesting place, and much more diverse than any other castle or palace we have seen so far. We took a walk around the gardens although it was raining quite heavily at this point. Next stop was Bran castle or what legend and Bram Stoker call Dracula's Castle. The drizzling rain and mist made a great atmosphere for visiting Bran Castle. While not as colourful or decorative as Peles Castle it still had a great mysterious feel to it - there was even a ...
We decided the give the other castle a try today. Bran castle, also more popularly known as 'Dracula's castle', although this is a misconception as its not actually Dracula's castle, the real one is miles away. Many people think this and believe that this was part of the inspiration for the Dracula character, however this is not entirely correct either and the idea of Dracula forms loosely from bran castle. The transport was pretty ...
... walking 20 minutes up hill.
The taxi takes us to the lower ticket office, but it is closed and we walk up half a km to the flat area on which Peles (pronounced Pelesh) Castle sits. The first view of the castle is stunning, and it only gets better the closer we get. We take great exterior photos of the genuine fairytale castle. We have to buy one adult and one senior ticket, 20+10 lei, but don’t bother with a ticket for photographing inside as ...