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Corvin Castle

Corvin Castle in Hunedoara is built in a style we would classify as Disneyesque.
Romania part II - Castles and palaces

July 5th 2015
From Vlad the Impaler to Nicolae Ceausescu Romania has over the years had its fair share of unpleasant rulers. Ruthless dictators all over the world seem to have two things in common: they like to torture people and tend to have a liking for erecting big buildings as monuments over themselves. In Romania things aren't much different from any other places. Hence there are a ... read more
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Romanian Flag The principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia - for centuries under the suzerainty of the Turkish Ottoman Empire - secured their autonomy in 1856; they united in 1859 and a few years later adopted the new name of Romania. The country gained recognitio... ... read more
9th September 2015

A really interesting collection of Romanian castles Ake. Corvin is probably my favourite but for no real reason. Having only visited castles in Ethiopia and Bolivia they always hold my imagination.
18th September 2015

It really does look like a place in a theme park! Makes me want to go to Europe sooner just to see real castles. Lovely read. Safe travels!

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