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Romanian Castles and Fortress - II

Updated on April 3, 2013

Csernovics Castle

Castle history begins around 1720, when the Austrian Empire granted noble title to a Serbian families, Csernovics. In 1724 Csernovics start build the castle and all who are in his possesion after Csernovics keeps build until the castle reaches at the 100 rooms.

Royal Castle from Săvârşin

Royal Castle is a castle in Săvârşin owned Romanian royal family.Property of the castle passed by the Hungarian nobility and at the end of Hungarian rule over Transylvania finally pass into the property of Charles Hunyady, who ruled the Săvârşin until his death in 1932. After his death was in property of "Corvin" society in which majority shareholder was Anton Mocioni. On 26 March 1943, he sold the majority shares and the buyer was King Mihai I. The castle was never owned Charles II.

Bran Castle

The castle was built from the thirteenth century by the Knights Teutonic, first as a wooden fortification.
Although he entered the tourist circuit and folklore as Dracula's castle, Vlad Tepes never lived in the castle. However legend is stronger than reality. Here was cast ,, Interview with the Vampire "as an allusion to the vampire traits of the Wallachian ruler - Vlad Tepes.

Kemény-Bánffy Castle

For the moment I don't have more information about this castle but I'll come back when I have any update regarding this one.

Hunedoara Castle

Hunedoara Castle, called also Corvin Castle, is the medieval fortress of Hunedoara, one of the most important monuments of Gothic architecture in Romania.

Palace of Culture from Iasi

Palace of Culture in Iaşi was inaugurated in 1926 by King Ferdinand of Romania. Designed in Gothic style after Ion D. Berindey architect, assisted by architects Cerchez and Xenopol, construction Palace lasted two decades.

Peles Castle

Peles castle is one of the most important historic buildings in Romania, with unique character and is historical and artistic value, one of the most important monuments of its kind in Europe of the second half of the nineteenth century.

Pelisor Castle

Built between 1899 and 1902 by the Czech architect Karel Liman and decorated by Viennese artist Ludwig Bernhardt, Castle Pelişor is, since 1903, the summer residence of princes.

Huniade Castle

Huniade Castle is a historical monument and the oldest build in Timisoara, between 1443-1447 by Ioan de Hunedoara, on the ruins of an ancient castle of XIV century (built during the reign of King Charles Robert of Anjou).


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