Built in the 15th century, Collinwood proudly
still stands today. One of the most majestic
mansions of the time, it has withstood
everything from wars to famine.
The mansion which stands in Transylvania is located
high in the Carpathian Mountains near the river
Arges near the village of Poienari.
The name Transylvania comes from the latin expression
Trans Silva which means, the land beyond the forest,
due to the forest which covered the mountains in the
area. The main form of the relief, the plateau is
surrounded by hills, depression & crossed by