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About The Royal Court

The Royal Court is a complex of buildings and fortifications, it was the residence of the rulers of the Romanian Country and also, it was an important point in the defenses of the country.

Buildings of the Royal Court are:

Royal Palace - built in 1400 by Mircea the Old (Mirce cel Batran).

Chindia Tower - built by Vlad Tepes (Dracula) in 1460.

Church of St. Friday - built by Vlad the Monk and his wife Smaranda in 1650.

Great Royal Church - founded by Petru Cercel in 1585.

The Royal Court was built in the time of Mircea the Old, and extended during the reign of Vlad Dracula, Vlad Tepes, Petru Cercel, Matei Basarab and Constantin Brancoveanu.

In the Matei Basarab reign it reaches the peak of the development as an economic and political center. The city was heavily fortified with new ditches, walls and towers.

Contact and information:

Address: Str. Calea Domneasca, no. 181, Targoviste, Romania
Phone: +4 0245.613.278

Opening hours:

April 1 - October 31
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:00 - 19:00
Monday: Closed

November 1 - March 31
Tuesday - Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00
Monday: Closed

Tickets: 9 lei

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