Romania

  • The Palace of Parliament is the world’s second-largest building (after the Pentagon) and former dictator NicolaeCeauşescu’s most infamous creation. Built in 1984 (and still unfinished), the building has more than 3000 rooms and covers 330,000 sqmetres.
  • Dracula’s Castle in Transylvania: The 14th century castle, owned by several different people over the years, is most famous for its ties to Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel, “Dracula.” According to folklore, Prince Vlad the Impaler, an historical warlord who inspired the fictional story, spent time locked up in the castle.