Romania 2023. Day 4. Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
This castle has nothing to do with Dracula, and everything to do with Marie of Romania, the last queen of Romania. This doesn't stop the advertising and marketing, and hordes of tourists.
It's a sham, avoid at all costs
In the park below the castle:
The castle itself is rather small and cozy. When you manage to remove 100 tourists per square feet.
It was Halloween time
Plenty of austere rooms re-built and refurbished during the time of Marie (early 20th century).
What prevents men from dressing like this? Though even the clothes on display in the castle are based on movie props.
Brave the ascent to the bat:
I wouldn't mind having one of these at home: