Dracula Visited, Didn't Live, Here

Dracula's castle in Transylvania is now owned by an architect in New York. The Romanian government today handed back the 14th century castle to Dominic van Hapsburg, a descendent of the original owner, Queen Maria. While today peasants hawk Dracula wine at its gates, the Castle never belonged to Prince Vlad the Impaler, who inspired Bram Stoker's Count Dracula character. Though it is believed he did once stop by for a visit.

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Dracula's Castle in Transylvania is now owned by an architect in New York. The Romanian government today, handed back the 14th Century castle to Dominick von Hapsburg, a descendant of the original owner, Queen Marie. Though it's known as Dracula's castle, it never really belonged to Prince Vlad the Impaler, who inspired Bram Stoker's Count Dracula character. Though it is believed the prince did once stop by for a visit.

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