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July 29, 2010

Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace "Twilight in Budapest" Vampire Tours

Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace in Budapest

Are you curious to indulge in the dark life of vampires? If so, the Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace in Budapest has created an exclusive new "Twilight in Budapest" tour. The half-day tour allows guests to recline in the back of a limo as they tour this beautifully gothic city that has been linked to vampires since the 15th century. The tour navigates through cobblestone streets and up a winding hill to Visegrad Castle, where the sadistic Vlad the Impaler (the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula) was kept prisoner for more than 10 years. After the tour, return to the property’s historic bar and drink a toast to all things vampire with a glass of Bikaver or "Bull's Blood," which is simply a hearty red Hungarian wine.

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