Mukachevo, the Palanok Castle.

Some facts about Mukacheve and Palanok Castle:

Mukachevo (or Mukacheve) has a population of about 80 thousands inhabitants and located in the Western Ukraine in the Transcarpathian area, near Uzhhorod and not far from the border with Slovakia and Hungary.
The Palanok castle - main attraction of Mukachevo, founded in 14th century. Really unconquerable fortress. For all its history it has never been conquered in a fair battle, one of the most fortified castle in the Europe. In 1782 castle has become a prison for political offenders.
Getting there : Plenty of trains with daily services from (to) Lviv, Kiev, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi. Plenty of buses from the nearest towns of Transcarpathia (Uzhhorod, Khust, Rakhiv... etc.)

Pictures of The Palanok Castle in Mukacheve:

Mukachevo. The Palanok Castle:

Mukachevo. The Palanok Castle

Mukacheve. Really unconquerable walls:

Mukacheve. The Palanok Castle Palanok Castle in Mukachevo

The Palanok Castle. Internal survey:

View on Mukachevo from wall of Palanok Castle The Palanok Castle in Mukacheve. Towers near the entrance

View on Mukacheve from the walls of Castle:

Mukacheve. Ukraine

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