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Hunyad Castle

Hunyad Castle, Romania, View from outside

If you want to visit a castle in Gothic style then you will be impressed by Hunyadi Castle greatness considered unique in southeastern Europe.

These architectural styles blend together because many leaders have mastered. From King Sigismund I of Luxembourg to Hunyadi himself for later on the castle became the residence of Matthias Corvinus.

You will find newly renovated Corvin Castle, inviting you to visit the Diet Hall or the Knights Hall. Also, do not miss Tower named after a monk Capistrano important for local history or Clubs Tower and White Bastion.

During the reign of Matthias Corvinus, son of John Hunyadi, a new wing is built in Renaissance style loggia called. The paintings that you see in this part of the castle illustrate aspects of noble life respectively raven legend, famous in these parts. But I leave you to find yourself. You will not regret it.

And if you like inner courtyards, you should know that near the castle chapel is a well 30 meters deep which is said to have been dogged by three Turkish prisoners in exchange for promises that they will be released when they reach water. After 15 years, when the three reached the water, the castle owners have forgotten the promise, and the Turks, full of anger, wrote on the wall of the well: "you have water but no soul!" So says the legend, in reality, the inscription translates as "he who wrote this inscription is Hasan, who lives as slave to giaours in the city near the church".