Hunedoara castle, scariest places in the world!!!October 30th, 2008 - 11:09 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
For Halloween 2008, if you have nothing to do or bored with traditional Halloween parties, Hunedoara is one of the best choices. Castle of the most pre-eminent king of the medieval - Matia Corvin.
Hunedoara, is also well know as the castle of the Corvin Family, which was build in the 14th century. The castle of Hunedoara is the symbol of the Hungarian presence in these regions. The fortress was extensively restored by Iancu de Hunedoara, prince of Transylvania, at the end of the XIV century. The Castle is a great example of Gothic architecture. The castle of Hunedoara became one of the biggest in the world, standing as a witness to the greatness of noble family and warriors who were the owners. The legend says that this is the real castle of Dracula and one of the scariest places on earth.
The castle was restored and transformed into a museum since 1974, gradually it was expanded into the collections of archeology, ethnography, decorative art and old books. It became an independent institution under the coordination of the town council of Hunedoara in 1990.
For those who are impressed by the presence that dominates the city of Hunedoara, attracted by the Middle Age and unique monument in Romania, one of the most interesting in Europe, you are welcome to visit Corvins Castle, open from Tuesday to Sunday, between 09.00 a.m to 17.00 p.m and Monday between 09.00 a.m to 15.00 p.m.
For more details you can visit their website at www.castelulcorvinilor.ro
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