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Castles, mansions and citadels

The Transylvanian castles are lesser-known landmarks, but they tell the stories of more than 100 noble families. Of Hungarian, French, Croatian, Jewish or Czech origin, the castellans of the Middle Ages left behind many legends and an important heritage. In Transylvanian Highlands there were three important noble families: Apafi (in Mălâncrav and Dumbrăveni), Haller (in Mihai Viteazu) or Renaissance's finest - Bethlen (in Criş). The fortresses share a similar history and exposure. Of medieval origin or even before this time, they still hide mysteries and interesting stories, which are worth discovering.

Sukosd Castle in Racoş

Bethlen Castle in Criș

Brukenthal Summer Residence in Avrig

Apafi Mălâncrav Mansion

The peasant fortress from Saschiz

Rupea Fortress

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