14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Dracula's Citadel

The image is of the Citadel on the hill in Sighisoara, Romania. The highest building is the church, the tower is the lowest point of the citadel. The citadel is Europe's oldest inhabited and functioning citadel. Built in the 12th century by Saxon colonists, it also boasts the birthplace of Vlad Dracul, father of Vlad Tepes (the Impaler) that is famous for being Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Sighisoara, Romania
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Teodora Pogonat