Vlad the Impaler’s birthplace

Reportage in front of the house where in 1431 Vlad the Impaler has been born, as his father Vlad Dracul, the Prince of Wallachia, together with his aristocratic Hungarian wife, took refuge from the Ottomans and internal oponents, in the powerful Saxon Transylvanian town of Schassburg/ Sighisoara.


I endeavour through this series of periodic articles to inspire appreciation of the historic houses of Romania, a virtually undiscovered, but fascinating chapter of European architectural history and heritage.


If you plan acquiring or selling a historic property in Romania or start a renovation project, I would be delighted to advise you in sourcing and transacting the property, specialist research, etc. To discuss your particular plan please see my contact details in the Contact page of this weblog.


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