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CastlesBrody Castle

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Stanislav Zholkievski first built a castle here in 1549 and secured the town with Magdeburg Right.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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SWSW19.3 km

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CastlesPidhirtsi Castle

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Crown hetman Stanislav Koniecpolski in 1635 hired Andrea del Aqua to build a country villa, but the renowned architect took five years to build this masterpiece that eclipsed all other magnate homes around.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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SWSW21.6 km

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CastlesOlesko Castle

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Built in antiquity as a defensive structure on a 50-meter hill surrounded by a moat surrounded by a swamp, the Oles’ko Castle was first mentioned in a papal document of 1327 when Pope Boniface IX gave the castle to the local Galician bishop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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SWSW35.6 km

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CastlesZolochiv Castle

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Yakub Sobieski, the father of future Polish king Jan III Sobieski, built the Large Palace and current fortifications in 1634-1636.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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CastlesKremenets Castle

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This castle has protected the people of Kremenets since the 8th century when a wooden fort was first built under the Kyivan Rus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/4/2012

last visited: never

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EE43 km

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CastlesBilokrynytsia Castle

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By the mid-16th century, the region came under the ownership of the Zbaraski family who built a two-story renaissance castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/4/2012

last visited: never

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SESE47.6 km

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CastlesWyshnivets Castle

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Wyshnivets Castle was the home of one of the most prominent families of the Volyn Kingdom – The Wisniowieckis.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/4/2012

last visited: never

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NENE51.3 km

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CastlesTarakaniv Fortress

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The fortress was built between 1870-1890 by the Imperial Russian government to defend against Austria.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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SS52.5 km

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CastlesPomoriany Castle

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Governor of Podilya Jan of Siena built this castle in the 16th century and it survived long-lasting sieges by the Turks and Tatars.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 3/27/2012

last visited: never

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NENE57.1 km

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CastlesDubno Castle

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The castle was rebuilt in stone in the 16th century containing a church, a two-story palace, and an impressive array of 73 cannons.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/4/2012

last visited: never

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SESE64.5 km

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CastlesStaryi (Old) Zbarazh Castle

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A monument and ruins of one wall is all that is left of the Medieval Castle of Old Zbarazh.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 6/22/2012

last visited: never

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SESE65.8 km

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CastlesZbarazh Castle

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The last two brothers of the Zbaraski family moved their residence from nearby Staryi (Old) Zbarazh to the hill overlooking the new town of Zbarazh in the early 17th century.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 1/30/2012

last visited: never

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SESE67.3 km

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CastlesTernopil Castle

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The castle lies on a lake formed by the Seret River in the center of Ternopil

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 1/30/2012

last visited: never

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SWSW69.8 km

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CastlesSvirzh Castle

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The fortress was first mentioned in 1530 when it belonged to the Svirsky family.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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SS72.4 km

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CastlesBerezhany Castle

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Berezhany Castle illustrates one of the major shifts in defensive structures in the 16th Century from military fortresses to magnates’ residences.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 1/30/2012

last visited: never

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SWSW80.1 km

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CastlesStare Selo Castle

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Ruthenian Prince Vladislav Dominik Zaslavski-Ostrogski began to build a fortress here in 1642.

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location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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SWSW83.5 km

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CastlesPiatnychany Tower

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The 15th-16th century watchtower in the village of Piatnychany was either part of a defensive castle built by the Sieniawski family or part of a defensive monastery of the Saint Basil Order.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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SESE83.7 km

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CastlesMikulyntsi Castle

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Mikulyntsi is the oldest known town in the Ternopil Region

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 1/31/2012

last visited: never

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SESE94.6 km

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CastlesSkalat Castle

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The castle in Skalat was built in 1630 as one of many fortresses to defend Podilya.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/2/2012

last visited: never

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SESE95.9 km

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CastlesTerebovlya Castle

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Terebovlya is one of the oldest towns in the Ternopil Region first being mentioned in 1079.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 1/31/2012

last visited: never

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WW95.9 km

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CastlesKrekhiv Monastery Fortress

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Stanislav Zholkievski donated land in 1618 and the monastery began to develop. In 1660 a fortified wall was built around the complex with four defensive corner towers and a fifth tower over the main gates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 3/27/2012

last visited: never

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WW107.8 km

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CastlesVelykyi Liubin Palace

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Velykyi Liubin was completely destroyed in 1648 and the people completely wiped out or taken captive by invading Tatars. A new town was founded in the 17th century and a fortress was erected to protect the inhabitants.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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SS113.5 km

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CastlesPidzamachok Castle

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Pidzamochok was part of a series of castles and towers built by the Buchatsky family that ruled from nearby Buchach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 8/19/2012

last visited: never

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SS115.4 km

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CastlesBuchach Castle

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The Buchatsky family built a system of towers and castles in the vicinity as a defense against the constant attacks by Turks and Tatars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 8/19/2012

last visited: never

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SESE122.1 km

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CastlesSataniv Castle

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The castle is first mentioned in 1431 when the Odrowaz family who improved the stronghold to stand against Tatar raids purchased it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UKRDOUG

location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/2/2012

last visited: never

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