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Palanok Castle

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Kurucev ln 5, Mukacheve 89600, Ukraine
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All reviews souvenir shops nice place nice piece of history beautiful view interesting exhibition folk museum great panorama ice cream condition english fortifications owner entrance century city army coffee
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

The castle is build on the volcanic hill about 900 years ago. It has very long and picturesque history described on information stands. The condition of the castle is very good. It has several levels and plenty of room for expositions. Expositions themselves could be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Andriy B
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I love this castle with all of its artifacts and restored areas. The view of the area is beautiful. My only disappointment was that they are closing most of the shops in the castle that used to be full of beautiful handcrafted items at reasonable...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Wonderful-Joy
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Take a guide and you will know an interesting stories about the castle. One of them I'll tell you know. Palanok castle is Ukrainian now, but in 17th century Hungarian princess Ilona Zrini owned it. She is known as a legendary guard of a Palanok...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

The castle was build in 13th century (?), had a lot of interesting moments, specially the great siege conducted by the Austrian army against the garnizon leaded by the charismatic princess Ilona Zrinyi. There is a nice story about this 3 years siege (around 1680)...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Nice place, UA40 per person plus UA100 per two person for a 10-people group visit in English. Interesting place, full of stairs and ramps and a bit tiring for old people. We arrived by car and park at the top where parking is free. There...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank figuerasluis
Reviewed 16 May 2018

It's very interesting historical place. Such a great biography of the owners. wonderful exhibition and so awesome views from the top of the castle. You will definitely enjoy!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank OlgaStotskaya
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

If you think to go to this city, this may be the best option to choose. But recommend to take a guide or join any group. As there are many stories and legends about this place. You may see the whole city from here.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 476orestz
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice location, beautiful view. Not a huge place - some souvenir shops and a place for coffee. Worth to visit once.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank sashafri
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The price for the entrance is ridiculous, as you can not only enter the castle, but see many very interesting exhibitions. The only negative is that you do not find many descriptions in English, but still, it was a great experience.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We could feel the intensity of the structure. Go up to see the view of the city. There is a nice folk museum inside. A collection of local handicrafts and interesting unusual musical instruments. The display is very outdated and only few explanations in English....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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