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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)

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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...more
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Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025, Romania
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Dracula has NOTHING to do with this castle. It is private property, and the owner in order to make money, called it Dracula' Castle. Believe me, it is money lost. Romania has far more beautiful and "real" places to visit. I went ther just to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank panoraiar
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to see and learn about a famous legend , suroanding area is breath taking , superb place to spend a few days at the local accommodations and experience the country side lifestyle . Highly recommend for all generations .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are short on time and only have the option to visit one castle...go for Pele's Castle in Sinaia rather than Vidd Tepas (Dracula) castle. Peles castle is a much more authentic castle. Bran's castle is a little tacky - they have put fake...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank benandblondie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one stop over in Predeal and we just had to see this legendary castle and the kids were overly excited about. Entry fee is almost nothing, easy parking and plenty of souvenirs shops around - just abit cold cos was winter. Very well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Florin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bran Castle isn't a spooky vampires castle. It is beautiful and very worth seeing but don't expect it to be something out of a horror movie. It has incredible history and great architecture. It's like a maze inside of it with corridors and staircases leading...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LWood2277
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance for the castle is 40 lei. In my opinion it doesnt worth it. The castle from the outside is beautiful.It is very big and attractive.Although the inside is almost empty.There are some piece of furniture and some, very few,stuff.There is also one room...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sophia6597
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit this castle twice. The first was back in June 2014 and the last one was 6 days ago. The castle belongs to a family members who put it to a missery place. 40 lei per person and 10 lei per kid are by...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nekmaria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The former military garrison attracts Dracula fans that don't have any clue about history. Go there if you like to be cheated. Better from outside.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Mircea1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and easy accesible... Easy with kids....Family friendly... Reasonable price for kids (10 lei)...maybe overpriced for adults (40 lei)... Well demonstrated everything... Worth visiting...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ichronis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As we got to the entrance we were refused entry as our bar code wasn’t recognised by the castle!?? We booked through Trip Advisor and printed our tickets. After 20 mins of waiting and hassles they finally let us in after I had to send...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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30 December 2018|
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Response from Dirk S | Reviewed this property |
In wintertime (on christmas) no line at all :) we spent about 2 hours there.
Alexis P
5 November 2018|
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Response from CalBristol | Reviewed this property |
Hi Alexis; No, you can't stay at Bran Castle as it is a private residence and still owned by the royal family! There are several hotels in the village of Bran probably with views of the castle though. Yes - there is a secret... More
24 October 2018|
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Response from Lickcreek | Reviewed this property |
There are ways to get their with transfers in Brasov. I would consider looking into organized tours. I found mine very enjoyable and very informative. By doing a tour, we were able to do Bran, Peles and Rasov in one day and... More