Hunyad castle, also known as Corvin castle. Romanian: Castelul Huniazilor sau Castelul Corvinilor. The medieval castle was a military fortified structure used for defense against the Ottomans. The castle was built in 1446 by Ioan de Hunedoara (Johannes de Hunyad) on land donated to his family by the King of Hungary in… Read More Hunyad castle, Hunedoara
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* The white stripes on the walls separate the original old brick from the newer one. The citadel is undergoing rehabilitation. Restoration work is due in early 2015. * Suceava fortress was built at the end of XIV-th century by Petru I Muşat(1375-1391), it was fortified in XV-th century by Stephen the Great and it… Read More Suceava citadel – the unbeatable fortress
Fourteen century castle/ fortress, used by Romanian, Austrian and Hungarian princes as defense stronghold against the Ottomans. In the 16th century, Romanian prince Michael the Brave united the 3 Romanian principalities of Vallachia, Moldavia and Transylvania into a unitary Romanian state. Fagaras citadel became his home. However, in 1601 Michael was assassinated at the… Read More Citadel of Fagaras Cetatea Fagarasului