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Vlad Tepes castles


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Vlad Tepes castles

  1. 1. By: Lucia Tapia and Celia Escribano.
  2. 2.  Stronghold Fortaleza Guilds  Gremios Food suppliesSuministros de alimentos GoldsmithsOrfebres TailorsSastres TinsmithsOjalateros CitadelCiudadela GunpowderPólvora
  3. 3.  Founded by Transylvanian Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoarabeautiful town. birthplace of Vlad Dracula, ruler of the province. Church on the Hill, the 13th century Venetian House and the Church of the Dominican Monastery.
  4. 4.  Sighisoara was a military and political stronghold. 14th and 16th c.The Saxon and Magyar craft guilds erected 14 towers for protection.(food supplies) goldsmiths, tailors, carpenters and tinsmithsguilds and workshops inside the citadel.
  5. 5.  Fire in 1676gunpowder deposists exploded,Austrian artists rebuilt the roof. A clockhas been working since the Middle Ages. From the top of the Clock Tower visitors can see 16th century Saxon houses. Today,merchant & craftsmen still going.
  6. 6.  Close to the Clock Tower He was born here 1431, and lived here with his father. The ground floor as a restaurant The first floorhome of the Museum of Weapons.
  7. 7. THE END