14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The image is of the Citadel on the hill in Sighisoara, Romania. The highest building is the church, the tower is the lowest point of the citadel. The citadel is Europe's oldest inhabited and functioning citadel. Built in the 12th century by Saxon colonists, it also boasts the birthplace of Vlad Dracul, father of Vlad Tepes (the Impaler) that is famous for being Bram Stoker's Dracula.
© Teodora Pogonat.
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