Castles and Citadels in Transylvania

The historical sites of Transylvania include castles, citadels, and fortresses dating from medieval times and beyond. Our posts about them are based on actual visits, besides a deeper understanding of their history.

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Turda Salt Mine: Visit An Underground Amusement Park and Museum in Transylvania

In the vicinity of the Turda Gorge, one of the most dramatic landscapes in Transylvania, you’ll find underground the the old Turda Salt Mine. Dating from 1075, the mine was used to bring salt from the depths of the earth until the middle of 19th century. If you visit it now, you’ll find a unique

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The Castle of Magyarozd in Transylvania

Magyarózd Castle: Secrets Of History in Transylvania’s Countryside

The tiny Castle of Magyarózd is not one of the better-known castles in Transylvania. Chances are, most people who live in its vicinity don’t know about its existence. I know I didn’t while growing up in Ludus, the closest town. I don’t remember even hearing about it as a child, and certainly I haven’t visited

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