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Curtea de Argeș

Curtea de Argeș literally means The Court upon Argeș and refers to the former status of the town as the capital of Wallachia.

One of the oldest towns in Wallachia, Curtea de Argeș was the capital of a small local state which was the start for the unification of the lands south of the Carpathians at the beginning of the 13th century. 465 more words

Traveling

The Poienari Fortress

If you are looking for the real Dracula castle, you can find it on a mountain top, 1480 stairs and 400 meter high from the Argeș Valley. 258 more words

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10 Fascinating Facts About The Real Dracula

Bram Stoker’s version of Dracula is one of the most timeless monsters in literature, and one of the first examples of a “classic vampire”—elegant, brooding, and with a thirst for human blood. 1,382 more words

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Oltenia Museum

Oltenia Museum is one of the richest and most beautiful museums in Romania, an important centre of scientific and cultural life. It is also the most representative cultural institution in Wallachia. 234 more words

Romania