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Olesko Castle, Olesko

Olesko Castle is located within the borders of the present-day Busk Raion in Ukraine. The first historical records of the castle are in a document dated 1327, when Pope Boniface IX gave Halych, a Catholic bishop, this castle as a gift. It is located about seventy-five kilometers from Lviv, the largest city in western Ukraine.LocationOlesko Castle, oval in shape, stands on top of a small hill, about fifty meters in height. A moat and a wall surrounds it, which serves as a defence for the castle. The castle is also surrounded by a dense swamp. The land that the castle sat on changed ownership many times. It was originally on the border of land of Volhynia and land of Lviv.The castle was, at different times, owned by Poland, Lithuania, and Hungary. It became a political landmark in the 14th century when movable borders between the three aforementioned countries ran through its territory. Battles for ownership of the castle were constant. A deep well in the basement of the castle was used as an escape route for besieged prisoners.
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  • 14/21 the July 2017 in Ukrainian city of lviv, July 2 day trip 14/15 reading. this trip Castles tour is done as they are old plank construction olesko now is used as a repair made more friendly, then have life tables from the material as they are the location of a full Castle GOKHALE
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  • Very beautiful castle. From motorway Kiev-chop looks very attractive. Castle terrace offers a beautiful view of the surroundings
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