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Medzhybizh Fortress

Address: Medzhybizh, Ukraine
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Medzhybizh
Type: Castles, Military Bases/ Facilities, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Castles, Military Bases/ Facilities, Sights & Landmarks
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Darwin, Australia
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156 reviews 156 reviews
107 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

There have been fortresses here since the 12C and it has been rebuilt and remodeled over the centuries by its different owners becoming eventually a very impressive and solid fortress but under the Communist rule it suffered the indignation of being used as a milk processing factory. At the moment there is a lot of restoration work to be done.... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

We were here on a Monday morning and the old church, the hunger museum, and another museum were closed, which was disappointing. Otherwise, there is little to see within the tall stone walls. We did climb to the top of the highest tower, which gave a pretty view of the surrounding fields, river and village. The tower was unlit and... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Medzhibozh castle was a major part of our velo tour we did with my spouse. The expectations from the castle exploration were a bit higher than the impressions we finally got. The castle from outside looks solid, unbeatable and very degensive. When you get in, you see lots of surrounding walls and buildings, those got to have good stories behind... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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78 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

When my friends had told me we were going to see the fortress at Medzhybizh I wasn’t expecting anything this large, but I was surprised at the sheer size of the place. It was magnificent. The fortress was built in the 1500’s as protection against the Tartars who at some point ended up conquering it. The different occupier’s mark can... More 

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