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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)

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Address: Str. General Traian Mosoiu, nr. 24, Bran 507025, Romania
Phone Number: +40268237700
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Dear Visitors to Bran Castle,On June 1, 2009, we celebrated the return...

Dear Visitors to Bran Castle,On June 1, 2009, we celebrated the return of the heirs of Princess Ileana with Bran Castle’s rebirth as the first private museum and premiere tourist destination of Romania.June 1st Is the International Day of Children and Bran Castle’s day of revival.Fittingly, we have chosen to celebrate the day with special events for children, so that we may all remain fresh and young at heart.During the past year we have completed refurbishing the Castle, recapturing the spirit of Queen Marie’s favorite retreat and the loved home of her descendents. We have installed easy to read informational plaques and a media room for our visitors. We are currently restoring the park, as well as renovating all the facilities. We are also preparing additional cultural events and entertainment for our visitors.Following the Castle’s change of ownership, director Narcis Ion remained with the Ministry of Culture, but has continued to be our valued advisor. We have welcomed a new group of managing directors: Lia Doru Trandafir, Corin Trandafir, and Alexandru Priscu.We are happy to receive every guest that comes to visit us.Welcome to our castle, our home.Sincerely,Dominic HabsburgMaria-Magdalena HolzhausenElisabeth Sandhofer

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Perfect for Dracula fans

Nice and well organized castle with plenty of history there. Dracula fans will find there a lot of pleasure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice and well organized castle with plenty of history there. Dracula fans will find there a lot of pleasure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ok, we know some tourist locations thrive on notoriety. Bran castle is one of them with the only claim to fame being that Bram Stoker who wrote Dracula thought the castle a great inspiration for his novel. That doesn't stop the town of Bran thriving on the Dracula thing, but it is a lot of fun and the castle is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must do if a fan of Dracula or his history. Make sure to check the opening times as they are open later through the Summer and last admission is later. There is a bus you can catch from the station in Brasov to Bran and apparently it is easy to find, however we could not find it. We got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting the castle was the highlight of our stay in Romania. No, there aren't vampires running after you but the castle is stunning and there are a wonderful array of displays and historical facts. We both learned a lot about Vlad during our stay.....we still wonder if there's a hidden dungeon somewhere......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There isn't really all that much to see but I don't think it is disappointing if you know that going in. Dracula was a real person has huge legend that follow him to be able to see his castle is a great experience I can only assume that if you are in Romania you don't have all that much else... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a must on your visit to Romania! A place with a lot of history which will bring you back in the history... ca. 700 years ago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it's an interesting place to visit. too expensive though for what it is. nice castle with some Dracula stories.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The castle is fine but nothing amazing!! Good to spend a morning/afternoon in there! Pics from the below garden are nice

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Knowing really this was just another castle but with a loose connection to Dracula. It was a shame we missed the visit the day by 10 minutes. We returned early and had a good look round, it was an interesting old building and I'm glad we went to see it, even the fact we trekked from Northern Ireland over 4... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited during a day touring the mountains including Rasov Castle which is much larger but more of a ruin - still worth going to though. Some reviews talk of a steep walk and lots of steps..... Err it's a castle on top of a high point guarding a pass .. Either way if you can walk up your stairs at... More 

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