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Khotyn Fortress

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Address: St. Pokrovska Str. 40A | Near the Dniester River, Khotyn 60000, Ukraine
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Historic place, have big importance in Ukrainian history. Architecture and arrangements very interesting. Poor roads to come.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
Vadym P
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Kherson, Ukraine
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Kherson, Ukraine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Historic place, have big importance in Ukrainian history. Architecture and arrangements very interesting. Poor roads to come.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We have been visiting Khotyn in August 2016. It is really worth to go and see it. The Khotyn Fortress in Ukrainian: Хотинська фортеця, is a historical complex located on the right bank of the Dniester River in Khotyn, Chernivtsi Oblast of western Ukraine. The Construction of Khotyn fortress started in 1325, and it was pretty lasting process over years... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful fortress. It is a great place to dive into history. They have done a great restoration job which is still ongoing. Plus, there are excavation being performed on site as well and the finds are ending up on display.

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Cairns
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Not too far from Kamyanets-Podilsky this fortress is a must see. There is surprisingly a lot in English at this fortress. You can catch a local bus that you can catch from Kanyanets Podilksy then just use google maps to walk to the fortress.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

I was very impressed. This place is a must see for those, who like myself, love old fortifications and castles. Situated on the hill over Dnister, it is beautiful, old and magnificent. As I understood, it was renovated a little, so now they have impressive excibition of old wall-breaking weapons, used for siege, also few archeological findings and beautiful paintings.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This is big, good and interesting castle. You should not miss that place due to that just 20 min from kamyanets. Also please count for 2 hours at least for visiting

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Thank pdubovyk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Cool Fortress under reconstruction now. Soon it would be more impressive I hope. I was wondered there are so good European Castles in Ukraine&

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Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I made a mistake, I used the parking lot toilet, the putrid smell...yuck!!. The castle's location is near town and plumbing, Ukraine...Put some men to work and build some toilets. I wouldn't eat at the cafes on site, they also have no running water. 0 Stars Awesome Fortress 5 Stars

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Surrey, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

It was interesting to see a real castle, but it was pretty small and not a whole lot to see. Good displays of history inside. It's well maintained and some sections were muddy when I visited, but it looks like they were working on the place while I was there.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

After you enjoyed Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, that might be a good idea to see another masterpiece – Khotyn fortress. Not as developed as Kamenet’s castle, located in the middle of a small, underdeveloped village-type town, it’s still worth spending a day to see it. Believed to be initiated in X century as a fort, built in XIV century, significantly reconstructed... More 

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