Historical Treasures in Romania

Historical Treasures in Romania

Hold your heart to reach the heart of Romania, The home of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Read about the mind blowing facts which no one had ever heard. Originally, Transylvania has its own history where one has to dare to explore the facts. Transylvania is filled with castles which had terrifying character Vlad the Impaler, the real life Dracula.

The son of the Dragon, Vlad II, who is well known for his cruelty and blood thirst was real Dracula, who was named under Bram Stoker's Vampire he who was inspired and acted accordingly. It is out of our expectations that Vlad is responsible for the fatality of more than 80,000 human creatures.

If you want to enter the world of Dracula, just visit Bran Castle, that takes you directly to the horrifying Dracula's home where you feel as if you are in trance. A national monument and which is the landmark in Romania is Bran Castle. This Castle is near Bran which is near Brasov.

The amazing architecture, art and culture a mixture of Bran Castle makes the tourists a compulsory spot to be adventurous and to explore the facts. Tourists call Bran Castle as Dracula's Castle, but it is not true. The outer appearance of the Bran Castle looks like The Dracula's Castle it was because of its description given in the Bram Stoker's novel like that. Not only the Romanians, but even the tourists also call it as The Dracula's Castle.

Transylvania is a place which is filled with splendid hairpin mountain peaks of the Carpathians , the frozen lakes, and towers with snowmobiling on the lakes, the nature lovers draw their attention to visit this Romania's central region. Brasov is the Transylvania's most important tourist place which is overloaded with the Bohemian atmosphere. The visit to Brasov gives everybody an enthusiastic and majestic adventurous travel expedition enjoyment. So never loose that enjoyment, instead plan for the adventure trip.

The ruler of Wallachia in the year 1476, named as Dracula for his fictitious character because of some political reasons and some historians named the ruler as blood-thrist for his actions against the people. Bram Stoker, used the imaginary depiction of Dracula's Castle by illustrating the Bran Castle. This made the Bran Castle to get the name as Dracula's Castle. The ruler of the Walachia, involved in campaigns and punished the merchants of Brasov.

History says that in the year 1212, Teutonic Knights used to build wooden castles as the entrance to the mountain ranges. (The Christian members who provide the aid to their pilgrimages for the holy land visitors are known as Teutonic Knights). Later it became a custom post for the travelers who pass through the mountain ranges. In the year 1920 Bran Castle became a residence and an impressive home for Queen Maria, later it was inherited by her daughter Princess IIeana. Princess IIeana used this castle as a hospital during the World War II. Later The Bran Castle was seized by the communist regime. The Romanian government passed a special law allowing restitution claims and after a year it was given to the heir and son of Princess IIeana. Later, some investigation committees investigated and finalized the matter and at last, in the year 2009, finally the administration was transferred from the government to Archduke Dominic and his sisters.

Habsburgs in the year 2009, opened a museum in the refurbish castle to facilitate the tourists and to safeguard the tourist circuit and the economic base in Romania. Until a half century ago, There is a belief in the nearby villages of Bran that there is existence of ghosts or steregoi. These ghosts haunt the normal people in the night time during their sleep, not in the day time. The people of Bran believed that these ghosts catch their prey in the midnight.

Bran Castle visitors have to make a clear distinction about the historical reality and character of Dracula in Bram Stoker's novel before visiting the Castle.