Dracula's castle opened its doors after 70 years for overnight guests
- 01.11.2016, 17:04,
- Society » Society. Main
Two Canadian siblings have won an essay- competition among 88,000 other applicants for the chance to sleep in the Bran Castle in Romania’s Transylvania region, famous for its connection to Vlad the Impaler.
The competition held by airbnb let a brother and a sister to be the first to stay overnight over past 70 years.
The siblings from Ottawa spent Halloween night sleeping in coffins in the famous Romanian gothic castle.
They were asked in the competition: “What would you say to Dracula if you met him?” and Tami Varma answered that their late grandfather “was the world’s leading expert in Gothic Literature, and was considered to be an expert in Dracula. … We would do just about anything to stay as a guest with the original vampire who inspired him.”