Bran Castle is situated in a mountainous place, between Bucegi and Piatra Craiului Mountains. It attracts thousand of tourists for its misterious legend of Dracula. The castle initially was built as a fortress by the Teotonic Knights in 1212. The castle appears in documents since 1377 when King Ludovic I offered to citizens of Brasov the possibility to build a new citadel, instead of the old fortress built by Knights. Then during the 1419-1424 the castles was possessed by Sigismund. This imposant building was donated to Que...
|The Botanical Garden
The Botanical Garden of Bucharest was created in 1860 by Alexandru Ioan Cuza, who founded his palace nearby garden, that was separated by the palace. But later the final place for this garden was chosen by the doctor Dimitrie Brandza and the arhitect Fuchs, who loved the beauty of the nature. It was completed in 1891 and there were founded the Greenhouse and the Botanical Institute that had a great importance as a educational center for University of Bucharest. The garden had passed through very hard times and suffered a lo...
Hunedoara Castle also called Corvin’s Castle is one of the most beautiful Ghotic style building. The castle lays on a rock where the river Zlasti runs around. Its history is related by Dracula that was in prison for seven years in this castle. It was constructed during the 12th-14th century and initially was a small citadel that was given by Sigismund to Vojk Hunyad, after his death the castle was developed and extended by his son, Ioannus Corvinus, who transformed the building in a spectacular Gothic fort...