What's it like to party at Dracula's Castle

But here I was in the mysterious land of Transylvania, where bloodthirsty vampires hide, dressed as little “dead” riding hood and ready to experience the holiday for the first time at none other than Dracula’s Castle.

Officially known as Bran Castle and located just outside the Romanian city of Brasov, it recently opened its gates to guests for one night only to offer travelers an opportunity to meet Dracula himself.

More than 600,000 tourists flock to the castle every year in hopes of meeting the charismatic vampire made popular by Irish author Bram Stoker’s novel “Dracula,” published in 1897.

While the book and movies on Count Dracula are fiction, there’s some truth to the tale.

Every year, Bran Castle hosts one of the world's hottest Halloween parties.

Stoker never visited Central Europe, but his character is based on the 15th-century ruler, Vlad Tepes — better known as Vlad the Impaler — who ordered the brutal torture and killing of tens of thousands of…

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