03 November 2007

Real Castle of Vlad The Impaler Dracula

Here is a short anmatorial movie presenting a visit by night to Poienari Castle, the real Dracula's Castle:

According to the legend, Poienari Castle, made up of bricks and stone, has been built by the betraying boyars. During his second reign, after the corronation Vlad called them all and after a party accused them of ruining the country for them own interests and send them to Poienari, to build the defending castle. Copy of images representing this are kept in Chindia Tower, in Târgovişte.

A tour in the area can be offered by a romanian travel agency

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