Would you like to live in a castle? What if I told you that it is nothing more and nothing less than the castle of Dracula? Well now it is possible! Of course, not for everyone ...
It turns out that the bran castle, in the hands of the Grand Duke Domingo and his sisters, the archduchesses María Magdalena and Isabel Habsburgo, has been put up for sale for about 64 million US dollars. It is a price that, although unattainable for the vast majority of mortals, must be taken into account, because some expert appraisers calculate that its market price could exceed one hundred million. Do you want to know more about the sale of Bran Castle? Well watch out!
Located near Braşov, in Transilvania, the “castle of Drácula” needs many reforms if it is to be inhabited again, although it is also true that it is one of the largest attractive tourism in Romania, reaching more than 560,000 visitors a year.
Fear of it becoming a theme park
It is not the first time that this castle has been put up for sale. In 2007, the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich He was going to buy it for $ 50 million, but finally there was a refusal from the Romanian owners and authorities, who feared that the fortress would become a theme park dedicated to Dracula.
This castle has always been related to Count Dracula, but it is unlikely that Vlad III Tepes, a real historical character on whom the famous novel was inspired, would have come to inhabit it, since its true fortress was the Poenari Castle, which is partially in ruins. It is said, yes, that he spent two days in the castle, locked in a dungeon, when the region was occupied by the Ottomans. Anyway, it was one of the sources of inspiration for Bram Stocker's book.
I BOUGHT AN 850 YEAR OLD CASTLE IN SCOTLAND AT AGE 29! (August 2020)