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Spend a Night in Dracula’s Castle!

Your wildest vampire fantasies are about to come true. For the first time since 1948, Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle, will be available to rent. A contest started by Airbnb allows guests to stay in the castle on Halloween night! Located in Bran, Romania, the castle fortress brings around 630,000 visitors a year. 

Dacre Stoker is the host of the event and also a descendant of Bram Stoker; his great-grand nephew to be exact. Stoker’s Dracula is the original in the long history of vampires in literature. 

The night at the castle will be both a nod to the book and entertainment for the guests. According to The Big Story, “The castle is famous for its connection to Vlad the Impaler, a real-life prince who stayed there in the 15th century and had a cruel habit of using stakes to impale his victims. Vlad inspired Stoker’s story of Count Dracula.”

Images courtesy of The Big Story 

The Big Story also says, “Applicants were asked to use their “vampiric wit” to imagine what they’d say to Count Dracula if they met him. Winners will be flown to Romania and then taken to the castle set dramatically in the Carpathian Mountains. If they’re too spooked to sleep in the coffins, beds are on hand.”

Images courtesy of Telegraph 

You can enter the competition HERE

 

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