Bran Castle was originally a fortress built by
the Knights of the Teutonic Order in the year 1212.
Later on, towards the end of the 13th century, it was
taken over by the Saxons in that region in order
to protect the City of Brasov, an important trade center.
Vlad Tepes used Bran Castle as headquarters
for his incursions into Transylvania.|
This castle should not be mistaken for the
Go on..step inside !!
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Bran Castle images courtesy of Corina M