Palanok Castle, Mukacheve

Sitting on a hilltop above town, Palanok Castle saw use by several royal families and was later transformed into a prison. Dating back to the 1300s, the site was once a powerful fortress; 164 canons protected it and a moat with a wooden wall ran around the estate. You can explore the castle's gardens and enter its old humid chambers on your own, or ask for a guided tour. You'll have a chance to visit the mysterious complex of underground tunnels that connect 130 rooms. On a tour, you'll hear many tales and legends about the site. There's also a small history museum at the castle. Plan a Mukacheve trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • Not once has already happened in this castle. A lot of interesting things: a magnificent structure, good exposure, excellent observation platform, excellent coffee in the gift shop near the entrance. But this time it was different. I will not reveal all secrets, but we walked through the Castle, accompanied by the monk with a torch. And it's quite a different impression.
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  • If you think to go to this city, this may be the best option to choose. But recommend to take a guide or join any group. As there are many stories and legends about this place. You may see the whole c...  more »
  • Really look like a castle, not just on the fortress. Still and get to it! Very cool to go on it, make a couple of pics. Troubled satellite dish upstairs (
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  • Every turist have to visit this! You can get there by bus number 3 from Center. Just for 1€ you can buy ticket to the castle and visit many galleries and exhibition with nice views!
  • Impressive conservation of a mediaeval fortress. Fine exhibitions. A must see in the region.
  • 5 stars after renovation ;-) Interesting exhibitions, some closed for repair Foss full of mess Nice view of Mukachevo
  • 14th century never looked so good. This castle built centuries ago is a centre of attention and attraction for tourists visiting mucahevo from all over the world. It speaks to you as you move from the outer castle to the middle and the highest castle. At the highest castle you can see the wonderful view of the city. Most monuments in the castle have English translations also.
  • Very well preserved, however many doors remain closed and there is a feeling that castle mostly is empty (most rooms do not have expositions or other content). Pretty nice place to visit and climb on, good for a small daily trip.
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