Travel Ukraine – Tour of Palanok Castle

Take a tour of Palanok Castle in Ukraine -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. Rising above the green lands of Ukraine's Mukachevo city, lies a modest yet enchanting castle. Palanok Castle is perched on a volcanic hill, overlooking the entire town beneath it. The geographically strategic position it holds made it nearly impregnable. The huge castle complex, spanning around 14,000 square meters, is divided into 3 separate parts - the high, middle, and low castle. Its tall towers, modern roofs, lovely clock towers and over 130 rooms make this structure truly charming. This castle has donned various roles throughout history, including a residence for many noblemen, a prison, as barracks and also an agricultural college.