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Dracula's Castle Up For Bids

By: Angela Lowe - Published: • References: washingtonpost & luxist
"Dracula's Castle" in Transylvania went up for sale on Monday by an heir of Romania's former royal family. The castle is perched on a cliff near Brasov in mountainous central Romania and was built in the 14th century as a fortress to protect against the invading Ottoman Turks. After being restored in the late 1980s it gained popularity as a tourist attraction known as "Dracula's Castle." It has been predicted that the castle will sell for more than $135 million and will only be sold to a buyer who will treat the property and history with respect. Oh and the resident bats also need to stay. Stats for History For Sale Trending: Older & Warm
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