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Muzeul Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
Soak in the atmosphere of medieval Romania in the chambers and dungeons of Muzeul Castelul Corvinilor. Military figure Iancu of Hunedoara--said to be the illegitimate son of the Hungarian king--built the castle in the 15th century. Legend has it that Vlad the Impaler lost his sanity while imprisoned in the castle's dungeon. The courtyard houses "the bear pit," where two hungry bears allegedly took care of the unwanted. The castle features a lady's chamber with 19th-century furniture, a collection of armor in the knight's hall, a royal chapel, a torture chamber, and the Diet Hall, decorated with medieval flags. Climb to the tower and take a peek at a Gothic fireplace. Using our custom trip planner, Hunedoara attractions like Muzeul Castelul Corvinilor can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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While on a mission trip to Romania, we visited the castle, also known as Corvin Castle. The castle is very well preserved and is a classic medieval castle. Well worth the visit if you are in this part... read more »
My partner and I drove 500km to see Corvin Castle which is very picturesque and well worth viewing. The building was renovated in gothic style in the early 19th century to be used as a palace, altough... read more »
The restoration of this castle is TERRIFIC!! Romania has done a superb job restoring their heritage sites after Communism and this castle is a perfect example. There are many rooms to explore and the ... read more »
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