Lutsk Castle (Volyn region), a symbol of the city Lutsk and the main pearl of Volyn with the ancient history, monumental architecture, a great number of tourist routes and non-end marathons of historical festivals, invites you.
Welcome to one of the most ancient, greatest and monumental castles that could resist even Mongols and Tatars; its history numbers more than 600 years.
You will see the unique Ukrainian monument of
Grand Duchy of Lithuania built in XVI century by the son of Lithuanian duke Gedimin-Lubart.
That castle was the residence of Russian and Lithuanian princes and government of Galichina-Volyn state. In XV century the castle got the world fame due to the meeting of European monarchs organized. In the heart of the castle you can see ruins of an ancient church of Ivan Bogoslov (it relates to pre-Mongolian period) where Lutsk princes and bishops are buried.
There are right-angled towers in the castle. The entrance tower and Lubart’s towers are characterized by their ruggedness and architecture. Here one can visit the only one in Ukraine Museum of bells consisted of 50 ancient instruments (church, railway, post and ship brought from Poland, Russia, Austria and Romania). Moreover, you will visit an acting gun exhibitions, museums of painting, construction ceramics and book printing (with exposition of ancient manuscripts of antique books and a printing press of XV century), the unique underground excursion, mysterious night excursion and romantic of tournaments.
Besides, in the castle you can see the ghost of girl Oksana. Insidious owner of the castle, Lubart, woos her. Oksana has not been won by the duke and
therefore she was killed with cruelty. People say that if someone with pure soul and sincere love will gift her ring (similar with those that has been taken from her hand by soldiers), her soul will be quiet and presenter will live his life in happiness and love.
Enjoy the reunite with anciency, go through the galleries where may be your forefathers came and feel the thin breath of time that transforms every step in the history…
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Coordinates of points : X=50.875, Y=25.225