You can now spend the night in Bran Castle via Airbnb The castle was the inspiration for Dracula’s lair
Bran Castle, Romania. (Image Credit: Airbnb)
Searching for a truly terrifying Halloween exp新上海贵族宝贝论坛 erience? Why not sleep in a coffin in Transylvania like a true vampire? Bran Castle in Romania, which was the inspiration for Count Dracula’s castle in Bram Stoker’s classic story, has been listed on Airbnb as part of a Halloween giveaway.
The castle accommodates two people, who will get to sleep in individual specially designed, velvet-trimmed coffins for free on October 31.
Airbnb has partnered with novelist Dacre Stoker — “Dracula” author Bram Stoker’s great grand-nephew — who will provide a guided tour of the legendary 14th-century castle to the competition winners and give an insight into the historical truths behind the vampire myth.
Stoker will explain the historical connection of how Vlad the Impaler became known as Dracula, and how the legend lived on for centurie上海千花网交友 s.
“Bram Stoker included many references to real people and real historical anecdotes and questioned whether vampires are really a myth at all,” said Stoker in an emailed statement.
This isn’t the first time Airbnb has turned to local legends for Halloween. In 2015, the website partnered with 爱上海同城对对碰 Paris Catacombs, offering a one-night stay inside a mass grave.
To enter, visit the Bran Castle listing and tell Stoker in no more than 550 characters what woul上海千花网论坛 d you say to Count Dracula if you were to meet him in his castle.
Earlier this year the owners of the castle ha爱上海 d to quash rumors that they were selling their spooky spread.
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