Destination Of My Dream

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<ul><li>1.Tableof contents <ul><li> Transylvania</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>History </li></ul> <ul><li>Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) </li></ul> <ul><li>About the castle </li></ul> <ul><li>Opera - [ YouTube- The myth of Dracula's castle] </li></ul> <p>2. Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind Seneca 3. Transylvania 4. 5. Theoriginof the place-name </p> <ul><li>1075 Medieval Latin document - ultra silvam ( on the other side of the woods ) </li></ul> <ul><li>The German name Siebenbrgen( seven fortresses ) </li></ul> <p>6. Peles Castle 7. A historical region in the central part of Romania </p> <ul><li>Bounded on the east and south by the Carpathian mountain range </li></ul> <p>8. The city Hunedoara with the 14th century Hunyadi Castle 9. The medieval cities of Alba Iulia 10. Sighioara 11. The Wooden Churches 12. History </p> <ul><li>Ancient times - part of the Roman Empire </li></ul> <ul><li>The 10th century - a province of the Kingdom of Hungary </li></ul> <ul><li>At the end of the 17th century - under the control of the Habsburg Empire </li></ul> <ul><li>After World War I, Transylvania joined Romania </li></ul> <ul><li>In 1940 Northern Transylvania reverted to Hungary </li></ul> <ul><li>It was given back to Romania after the end of World War II </li></ul> <p>13. Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) 14. Its situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braov 15. 16. History: </p> <ul><li>A stronghold built by the Knights of the Teutonic Order in 1212 </li></ul> <ul><li>1370 the fortress was used against invading Turks </li></ul> <ul><li>An important feudal fortress through out the middle ages (the defense against invasion) </li></ul> <p>17. 18. Glimpses into the past:</p> <ul><li>feudal art </li></ul> <ul><li>weapons </li></ul> <ul><li>statuary </li></ul> <ul><li>furniture </li></ul> <ul><li>hunting trophies </li></ul> <ul><li>At the bottom of the hill is a small open air museum park exhibiting traditional Romanian peasant structures (cottages, barns, etc.) from across the country </li></ul> <p>19. 20. About the castle </p> <ul><li>It has four towers, the Powder House Tower is the oldest </li></ul> <ul><li>In the 15th century the Observation Tower and the Eastern Tower were added </li></ul> <ul><li>In 1622 the Gate Tower was added </li></ul> <ul><li>In 1921, Queen Maria of Romania transformed this "fortress" into a Royal Residence.</li></ul> <p>21. 22. Thank you for attention </p>