Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Dracula's Castle Up For Sale

American Heir Wants To Sell It To Local Romanian Authorities For $78 Million

"The Habsburg family said Wednesday that it wanted to sell a Transylvanian castle famous for its connections to the 15th century medieval ruler who inspired "Dracula" for $78 million to the local authorities, an attorney said.

The local council says it is interested in buying Bran Castle, but a government minister criticized the price tag, calling it too expensive.

Dominic Habsburg, the owner, insisted the family had honorable intentions. "

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