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Bran Castle is a medieval fortress located in the Carpathian Mountains near the city of Brasov, Romania. It is also known as "Dracula's Castle", as it has been linked to the legendary vampire count, Dracula, and has been depicted in Bram Stoker's 1897 novel "Dracula". The castle was built in the 14th century and served as a strategic defense point against Ottoman invasions. Over the centuries, the castle changed hands several times and served as a royal residence and a prison. Today, Bran Castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Romania, attracting visitors from all over the world who are interested in its history and association with Dracula. The castle has been restored and transformed into a museum, showcasing an extensive collection of furniture and artifacts from the medieval period. The castle is also surrounded by a beautiful park and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside.