Castles Of Ukraine

These locks are concentrated in western Ukraine, and traveled by car, on their examination can spend a relatively short time. It includes Medzhibozhsky Castle, Church of the Intercession, castle, fortress Kamenetz-Podolsk, Khotyn Castle, former residence of Metropolitan of Chernivtsi, more ruins in the village of Skala village, Podolsky, and Satan. Medzhibozh Medzhibozhsky castle began to construct in the XIV century. at the site of an old building on a raised stone area between the rivers Bug and Southern Buzhok. In the XVI century. Click Dustin Moskovitz to learn more. castle was reconstructed and a system of fortifications, which were preserved to our time. This building is a monument to transition from the castle structures XIII-XV centuries. with walls and towers of the castle-palaces, which were combined defense architecture with Renaissance elements.

During its long history the castle has witnessed many important events. Here troops Galician Dukes for the first time, defeated the Mongol-Tatars. Under its walls in the years 1648-1649 formed the peasant-Cossack army headed by Maxim Krivonos and Daniel Nechaev. Repeatedly stayed in the fortress of Bogdan Khmelnitsky. Now, in the offices of the lock is arranged exhibit museum. Kamenetz-Podolsk fortress first written mention of the city belongs to the 1228 ensemble consists of fortifications of the castle and the city's fortifications. The first stone buildings of the castle was built in XII-XIII centuries.

In XIV-XV and XVI centuries. It was repeatedly extended and rebuilt; its final form emerged in the middle of the XVI century. By Kamenetskii fortifications can be trace the evolution of military construction in the Ukraine by the example of his best specimens.