You should visit a wooden fortress built in the rocks. It is a unique and natural sightseeing and pride of Ukraine . A monument of history, archeology and architecture Tustan city-fortress (Lviv region) has no analog in Europe. It was built on the Uritskiy rocks whose age is about 55 million years. They are recognized as archeological and natural monuments of the world’s significance.
You will learn that building of the interesting object started in IX century in order to protect south-western borders of Kievan Rus. Gradually 75-metres’ giant rocks were built on defensive installations. 15-metres’ walls, five-storey building and deep wells occupy three hectares of the territory!
The fortress name is derived from word combination “Stay here” (in Russian language “Tut stan”). Saying this phrase guard of the castle showed merchants the place to pay a tax.
If you want to feel a special color of Ukrainian medieval culture, you need to visit annual great festival “TuStan” (it takes place in Autumn).
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