Bran Castle Opening Hours, Transylvania Romania.
Bran Castle, situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, is a national monument in Romania.
Commonly known as “Dracula’s Castle” it is marketed as the home of the titular character in Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Bran Castle Transylvania Romania is now a museum open to tourists, displaying art and furniture collected by Queen Marie. Tourists can see the interior individually or by a guided tour. ( wikipedia.org)
On May 18, 2009, after 61 years, 4 months and 11 days of state ownership, the Bran Castle was returned to the children of Princess Ileana of Romania, Dominic, Elisabeth and Maria Magdalena.
Four years later, the Bran Castle has become a destination for over 500,000 visitors. Recognizing that Bran was the inspiration for Dracula’s Castle in the Bram Stoker’s celebrated novel, “Dracula”, visitors can enjoy rooms dedicated to Transylvania’s most famous count.
We invite you to experience the history, the myth, the intrigue and the magic of this wonderful place and it’s Queen. We hope that you will carry the spirit that makes us love Bran Castle with you, always.
We look forward to your visit.
Dominic Habsburg (bran-castle.com).
The Bran Castle Transylvania Romania is sited at the entrance to the Rucar – Bran passage, on the road connecting Braşov to Campulung. Bran is less than 30 km far from Brasov, when following the national route 73. The distance to Bucharest is of less than 200 km.
Address Bran Castle Transylvania Romania: Str. General Traian Mosoiu, nr. 24, Bran, Romania | GPS coordinates: N 45.515178°, E 25.367044°.
Bran Castle Opening Hours – Low Season (October 1 -April 30):
Monday: 12PM – 4PM
Tue–Sun: 9AM – 4PM
Last Admission: 4PM
Bran Castle Opening Hours High season (May 1 – September 30):
Monday: 12PM – 6PM
Tue–Sun: 9AM – 6PM
Last Admission: 6PM
(photo credit: tkinter.smig.net)