Top 3 most impressive castles in Transylvania

Discover Transylvania in a unique and memorable way that takes you back in time, in the medieval life of kings and queens, visiting three castles will take your breath away. Transylvania region is recognized for its rich history, amazing landscapes and incredible stories.

  1. Huniazilor Castle

Huniazilor or Corvinilor Castle makes the top of the list because it is one of the best preserved and imposing medieval buildings in Romania. The castle reveals the gothic architecture with bastions and towers and its great structure dominates the city of Hunedoara.The castle was built in the 15th century by Iancu of Hunedoara on an area of 7000 square m. It has 42 chambers, 2 bridges and 2 platforms. It became the home of Hungary’s king, Matthias Corvin, which shows great military innovations alongside the luxurious way of lifestyle that people lived for more than 400 years.

The interior of the castle offers authentic medieval objects, gothic monuments, stone stairs, grand halls that hosted festive occasions. Prisoners, guests, queens or allies passed through, letting the legends come to life. Annually, thousands of tourists find their way to this amazing middle aged jewel.

  1. Peles Castle

Let’s travel deeper in the heart of Transylvania, arriving in Sinaia, where the famous Peles Castle offers visitors everything they are looking with a tour travel. On the picturesque spot named the Burnt Stones, king Carol I built the royal residence between 1873 and 1914. Surrounded by the mountain scenery, this beautiful castle will fit perfectly in the view. Neo-Renaissance architecture, gardens built on terraces, the interior provides all sorts of riches: weapons and armor, old furniture, mural paintings, rugs and statues.

Peles Castle is a place of fairy tales, history and elegance. Its uniqueness comes from the grand rooms filled with artistic monuments, sophisticated decorations and impressive scenery.

  1. Bran Castle

Our travel ends with the third castle in the top, Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. Famous story behind it, this piece of architecture cannot be missed in a tour travel. Attracting thousands of tourists every year, this place of myth and magic keeps the legend of Dracula, the blood thirsty vampire that ruled Transylvania a long time ago. Situated on the top of a cliff 30 km from Brasov, this fortification is a superb monument built in 1382.

A museum where you can admire pieces of medieval art, wandering through interior yards, tall rooms and dark hallways. A perfect time travel!

Discover Transylvania from one end to the other and with this tour, hundreds of years of history will be revealed.


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