It became famous for the people who lived there and for one who did not. Queen Maria lived there, as did Teutonic Knights who built it. They made a profound impact in the lives of many citizens of Transylvania.
Nearby lies another beautiful city....
This city lies to the North, and is forever linked to this castle, and yet, people in Transylvania don't link it in that light. There is a famous person from that place, a composer and a revolutionary who lived through the 1848 Hungarian Uprising.
This man wrote the Romanian national anthem, which is still played today. It is a beautiful piece of music. His poem was made into the national anthem in 1989. This mobilize many people and is still a strong piece after so many years.