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Kamyanets-Podilskiy

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Kamyanets-Podilskiy is one of the oldest cities of Ukraine, located in Khmelnitsky region. Due to unique combination of historical and architectural, urban heritage, landscape canyon Smotrich, the "Old Town" is declared a state of historical-architectural reserve.

Since XI century was known as Kamyanets, which was associated with the nature of ground rocky terrain. The "Old Town" is located on a peninsula surrounded by the canyon, at the bottom of which flows past the river Smotrich. The “Old Town” is the ancient historical and cultural complex, which consists of ancient architectural constructions reflecting the culture of people who lived there at different times. The “Old Town” is connected with the central part of the city “Novoplanovym“ bridge. Steep rocky banks of the river Smotrich attracted climbers to Kamyanets-Podilskiy.

Number of architectural monuments XI-XIX centuries nearly 200 buildings. Powerful defensive fortifications of the "Old Town", the castle and fortress bridge, Turkish bastion and the connection places of worship of different religions leave a unique impression. Rich architectural and historical heritage of the "Old Town" was recommended like a candidate for register of world cultural heritage in May 1994 by the National Commission of Ukraine for UNESCO.

Recommended places to visit:

  • Tower Rozhanka Kamyanets-Podilskiy
  • Old Castle of Kamyanets-Podilskiy, the first buildings belongs to the XI-XII centuries, and the main building - the XVI-XVII centuries. Defenses in Kamyanets-Podilskiy are considered as a beautiful example of the best fortifications of Eastern Europe
  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul (XVI-XVIII centuries)
  • The Town Hall (XIV-XIX centuries)
  • Franciscan church (XIV-XVIII centuries)
  • Armenian Nicholas Church (XIV century)
  • Museums of Ethnography (Castle, 1)
  • History Museum (St. John the Baptist, 2)
  • Museum of Art (Pyatnitskaya, 11)
  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in neo-Byzantine style.
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