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Day Trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest
"The tour’s first stop at St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery is the only Bulgarian example of such a structure carved into a cliff that is still inhabited today and its atmosphere will fill you with wonder. You will have time to explore this beautiful religious monument before we continue to the remarkable medieval settlement of Veliko Tarnovo which was once the medieval capital of Bulgaria. Prepare to be transported back in time this gorgeous city has panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valley as well as ample history for you to explore and absorb and architecture that will take your breath away. Veliko Tarnovo is home to the magnificent Tsaravets Fortress
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Srebarna Nature Reserve and Silistra on Danube Day Trip from Varna
"Your tour starts at 8:00am from your accommodation in Varna. The road passes through the beautiful Dobrudzha region. You will arrive at Srebarna Nature Reserve (about 140 km from Varna) at about 10:30. Start with a walking tour around  Srebarna L you will continue to the Turkish fort Abdul Medzhidi also called Medzhidi Tabiya the only fortress with completely preserved interior and exterior belonging to the Ottoman period in Bulgaria. It was built because of the need to further strengthen the Danube cities when the Danube River was established as a natural border of the Ottoman Empire.  After the fortress you will continue to the town of Silistra on Danube River one of the first towns to set up their own museums in Bulgaria. The History Museum in the town was opened on 11 January 1899 and comprises two exhibitions – an archaeological and an ethnographical one
From EUR100.00
 
Private Wine Tasting Tour at Urlateanu Manor from Bucharest
"Snagov Monastery - A century after the church was built (1364) Vlad Tepes (Dracula) built the fortress’s walls and dungeon. A slab on the floor of the church marks the grave with the presumed remains of the count. The monastery located on an island on the far side of the lake could only be accessed by boat making it a great hiding place and a terrible prison. The first books in Romanian written in Latin alphabet were printed here.Urlateanu Manor is a charming villa on the top of the hill in Urlati with wine storage capacity in oak barrels. The beautifu tourists as well as companies clients will find a pleasant and entertaining facility where the fascination of wine and its culture is presented. There wine tastings can be made on a daily basis and the vinification process is explained by the competent staff. To visit Urlateanu Manor cellar there is no previous knowledge required
From EUR130.00

More Shopping in Bran

Marketplace

What can you buy there? Actually, mostly everything you could print "Dracula" on. Except only two things I wanted to take home from Transylvania: Hawthorn stake and a Dracula doll. So I just took some...
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Vanity666
Jul 13, 2009

Market

The path leading to the ticket booth for the castle tickets is lined with souvenir shops. Here you find all sort of useful things and kitsch. Postcards start at 1 RON. There are public toilets in the...
yumyum
Oct 15, 2007

Street stalls

Brasn was one of the places with the highest concentration of stalls selling souvenirs. The majority of them as expected was Dracula oriented (and surprisingly their target group was children)....
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hydronetta
Jun 26, 2007

bazaar at the entrance in the castle park

If you really want to buy something from the bazaar at the castle entrance, then i would reccomend the local made cheese. People in this region have been selling good quality cheese for...
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josephescu
Aug 01, 2006

Craft market

In the area surrounding the entrance to the castle there are a multitude of booths selling local craft items and vampire souvenirs. We had about a 1/2 hour to kill before the castle opened so we did a...
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Dabs
Jun 20, 2005

Dracula Bazaar

The Dracula Bazaar has got all sorts of Dracula memorabilia which I hated but maybe some of you will love.Stuff is cheap and you will find from Dracula's wall plaques to false fur coats and false...
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Nemoa
Oct 23, 2004
 
 
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Souvenirs Boutique

On the our Souvenirs Boutique you can find the scenaries; works representing the castle and the region of Transylvania You could bay very nice and cheep souvenirs. Usually, you can souvenir for less...
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Bombonel
Jul 24, 2003

Souvenir shops

You can find local crafts,decorations, hand-made blouses, table clothes ...Try to negotiate the prices; you'll get some discounts!
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adema29
Aug 14, 2007

Top Hotels in Bran

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Str. Reitesti, nr. 61, Bran, 507025, Romania
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Simon NR 280, Bran, Romania
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9 Church, Predelut village, Bran, Romania
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Str Branului 36 bis Bran Street, Bran, 507025, Romania
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Bran Predelut 100, Bran, 507025, Romania
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Str Principala Nr 199 F, Bran, 5111200, Romania
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Top Things to Do in Bran

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Bran Castle

Anyone coming to Bran (unless they live there) is coming to see the castle. It is skillfully marketed as Dracula's Castle to attract tourists and it works. It was a busy place. Although the castle...
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Bran Market

There is a souvenir market just outside the entrance to Bran Castle. It is quite interesting to browse around in with its traditional and colourful souvenirs. We did not actually buy anything here....
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Best location to photograph castle

It is hard to get a good shot of the outside of Bran Castle from the grounds of the castle as it is mainly blocked by trees. We got some good shots by exiting the castle, passing the market, going...
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Bran Traditional Life

You can still see farmers travelling around using horses and carts in and around Bran. We saw several but this was the only one I managed to get a picture of. I think it looks great with its huge...
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Bran Castle Grounds

There is a pond and some old Romanian buildings in the grounds of Bran Castle. A tourist had actually dropped her bag in the pond and some locals helped her to fish it out. No easy task in that murky...
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josephescu

"BRAN / Törzburg - a castle for sale for 60 mil.EUR"
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Nobbe

"Bran Castle (also known as Dracula´s Castle...)"
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Dabs

"Vlad slept here"
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yumyum

"Welcome to Bran"
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Bombonel

"Dracula's Castle - The Bran Castle"
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