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- Hunedoara Castle
- Alt Name:
- Corvin Castle
- Late Medieval (1300AD-1500AD)
- 1300AD - 1399AD
- Prejmer Fortified Church, Fagaras Fortress,
about Hunedoara Castle
Hunedoara Castle, also known as Corvin Castle or “Corvinesti” in Hunedoara in Romania was originally a fortress, the date of origin of which is highly contested. Used as a royal stronghold until 1440, Hunedoara Castle was then expanded by the General Iancu de Hunedoara, who renovated it, turning into an impressive castle with a series of towers and turrets.
Several monarchs lived in Hunedoara Castle, including Matthew Corvin, Ioan Corvin and Gabriel Bethlen , who made numerous changes to the castle’s structure.
Today Hunedoara Castle is open to the public. One of its most impressive internal features is its Knight Hall, which now houses a weaponry exhibit. Hunedoara Castle has a number of collections, ranging in theme from the archaeological to the medieval. It also offers a fascinating insight into medieval Romanian defensive architecture.
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Address: Str. Castelului 1, 3331141 Hunedoara, Romania
Phone: 0254 711423
Hunedoara Castle is located in Hunedoara in Central Romania, which can be reached by train.
Hunedoara Castle is open Mondays, 9am-3pm (all year) and Teus-Sun, 9am-6pm (4pm Sept-Feb and 5pm March-April). Entry costs 8 LEI (concessions available) and a guided tour costs 30 LEI.
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