Hunedoara

Hunedoara, Hunyadi castle

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45.74917 N, 22.88838 E

Hunyadi Castle stands on a hill near the brook Zlaști. János Hunyadi's father received the estate and the noble title in 1409 from King Zsigmond. Became head of the family in 1420 and voievod of Transylvania in 1441, Hunyadi János turns old stronghold in a beautiful fortress.

Because of works Matyas child János Hunyadi and Szilagyi Erzsebet, was born in Cluj in 1443. Matyas becomes king of Hungary in 1458 and built the new tower of the gate, the Nordic,carved closed balconies, Gothic windows of the ground floor andthe paintings with mundane scenes from the arcades upstairs.

It was finished arching balconies, on the on consoles appear Matyas coat of arms elements. n 1482 fortress bequeaths his illegitimate son, to signal that they consider full membership and heir of the family. Since 1618 the city belongs to Prince Gabor Bethlen.

His family divide large spaces into smaller rooms, built fhe White Bastion in front of the old tower gate, the Capistrano Bastion on the eastern side, and realizes the string medallions of Diet Hall. In 1725 the Treasury moves in castle.

During the uprising of Horea in 1784, in the fortress took refuge nobles surroundings. this being the last military use of them. The fortress was destroyed by fire in 1818 and 1854, then rebuilt. Until 1880 it was owned by the Ministry of Finance. The works of the XIX and XX centuries give current form.

From 1956 is under continuous restoration. The entrance is on the south-east. Of the four towers only the one in the northern part retains the original shape. The building from the fortified inside has two floors and arched corridors. In upstairs room lead a spiral staircase.

The Donjon or Ne boisa Tower, located in the far corner of the fortress, probably used as a last refuge or as treasury, survived the fire of 1854. Bastion Capistrano has a vaulted snuggery heatable. Balconies from the creek, adorned with coats of arms are connected by a narrow corridor. Currently, the fortress is a museum.

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0040-786-048-718 (RO, EN)

Program:

1.X - 31.III 9:00-17:00 (16:00)

Monday 12:00-17:00 (16:00)

1.IV - 31 VIII 9:00 - 20:30 (19.30)

Monday 10:30-20:30 (16:30)

1.IX - 30.IX 9:00-19:00 (18:00)

Monday 10:30-19:00 (18:00)

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