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Revision as of 07:04, 2 February 2010

Kamyanets-Podilsky is a city in Ukraine.

Understand

This is one of the earliest towns in Ukraine, first mentioned around 1060 as a Slavic town controlled by Lithuanians, but evidence suggests that the Dacians and later the Trypillians had lived there in prehistorical times. The town is a natural crossroad for trans-Carpathian and trans-Ukrainian trade, which attracted Germans, Armenians, Lithuanians, Jews, Ukrainians/Russians and Romanians to live here until World War II. Now, the town is almost exclusively Ukrainian/Russian.

A large fortress was built here to watch over the River Smotrych and some evidence suggests that a fortress has existed on this natural outcropping of rock since 2 millennia ago.

Get in

Bus from Chernivtsi, Lviv or Kyiv taking 1.5, 4.5 and 5 hours, respectively.


See

The ancient fortress (Stare Fortetsya) is the one and only attraction of this town.



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