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Revision as of 22:13, 3 February 2010

Kamyanets-Podilsky (Pусский: КАМЕНЕЦ-ПОДОЛЬСКИЙ) is a city in Western Ukraine.

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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

Buses from Chernivtsi, Lviv or Kyiv take 1.5, 5 and 6 hours, respectively.

There is train service to Kiev via Khmelnitsky taking 6 hours, but arriving/leaving at awkward times. A better option is the night train, which takes 12 hours.

See

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

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Contact

Get out


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