Bran Castle – Legend & History

Bran Castle was built now more than 600 years and was originally a fortress known as Dietrichstein, built by the Teutonic Knights in 1212, which was conquered by the Germans in the late thirteenth century. Bran Castle lies less than 30 km from Brasov, built on a rock in a key location strategically. It currently houses the Bran Museum, spanning four floors of the castle. Here are exhibited collections of ceramics, furniture, weapons and armor, and in the castle courtyard is a small village museum with traditional houses Rucar-Bran region. The castle was restored between 1920-1927, under the Royal Court architect, Carol Liman. During Queen Maria reign, Bran was a royal residence and one of […]

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