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Corvin Castle: A journey through medieval history

Discover Corvin Castle, an architectural masterpiece and a gateway to the splendour of the Middle Ages.

A unique monument in Europe:

Corvin Castle, also known as the Huniazilor Castle, is one of the most impressive castles in Romania and Europe. Its construction spanned several centuries, resulting in a fascinating mix of architectural styles, from Gothic to Renaissance.

Imposing fortification and royal residence:

The castle was built as a military fortification and later became the residence of the Huniade family, one of the most important noble families in medieval Hungary. Impressive in its size and architecture, the castle witnessed significant events in Transylvanian history.

A magical atmosphere:

Visiting the Corvin Castle will take you back in time, in the fascinating atmosphere of the Middle Ages. Stroll through the inner courtyard, admire the imposing towers, explore the rooms decorated with frescoes and ancient armour and imagine the vibrant life that once animated this place.

Useful information for a memorable visit:

  • Access:The castle is located in Hunedoara, about 50 km from Deva.

  • Program: The castle is open daily, except Mondays, from 9am to 6pm (April-October) and 9am to 5pm (November-March).

  • Admission: 20 lei for adults, 10 lei for pupils/students and 7 lei for children (4-12 years).

  • Tips: Wear comfortable footwear to explore the castle. Bring water and snacks. Respect the rules of visitation and do not leave tracks on the trail.

Corvin Castle is waiting for you to discover a fascinating world full of history, legends and mysteries!

Further information:

  • History of the castle: the construction of the castle was initiated in the 14th century by Ioan de Hunedoara.

  • Caption: Corvin Castle is linked to many legends, one of the most famous being that of the raven with the magic ring.

  • Events: the castle hosts annually various cultural events, such as the Medieval Festival of Hunedoara Fortress.

  • Attractions in the area: Deva Fortress, Museum of Dacian and Roman Civilization in Deva, Simeria Dendrological Park.

A visit to Corvin Castle is an unforgettable experience that will connect you with the medieval history and culture of Transylvania.

Recommendations:

  • Accommodation: There are various accommodation options in and around Hunedoara, from hotels to guesthouses and apartments.

  • Restaurants: In Hunedoara there are many restaurants serving traditional Romanian and international dishes.

  • Activities: besides visiting the castle, you can enjoy hiking in nature, visiting the museums in the area or a walk through the old town of Hunedoara.

Hunedoara is waiting for you to discover a city with a rich history, a vibrant culture and a special natural beauty!