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Ternopil Castle, Ternopil

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The Ternopil Castle is a stronghold which gave birth to the city of Ternopil. It was built in the 16th century to protect the southern border of the Kingdom of Poland and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.The castle originated as the residence of a Polish nobleman, Jan Amor Tarnowski, in 1540. Construction works on the marshy bank of the Seret River were authorized by King Sigismund the Old. The castle, around which the modern town has developed, was encircled by a wooden fence and a deep moat. The latter was connected in 1548 to the castle pond .HistoryConstructionKing Sigismund granted land ownership and rights erecting the castle to dubded Polish Crown Hetman, Jan Tarnowski. Concurrently in the valley of Seret river a levee and dam with a bridge crossing were constructed, resulting in the stream pooling, thus filling a new lake. Out from the north the castle and the city was protected by the Rudka river harboring a boggy holm, while on the southern side would be Bavorovsky pond which vanished in a later time. A narrow, dry strip of land factually being a moat banked by a mound with inside masonry reinforced with an oak stockade would set the castle ground apart. Rectangular-shaped towers housing embrasures stood tall on the outer fringes. The entrance was permitted from the east via stone gatehouse secured with a chain hoist drawbridge.The principal castle building represented by the residential palace, due to natural fortress placing, possessed varied floor levels: besides three main floors visible from the city outskirts, two underground levels being revealed out of a lake steep bank altogether with the two rows of embrasures.
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  • There is a restaurant that I love and does not appear in the Guide has live music and is dinner beautifully called TROPIC and is next to the train station I love to go with friends to dine and dance at the same time
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  • Built among the first between 1540-1548 by Jan Tarnowski - towns owner. Used to have walls around. Several time renovated since. Survived many wars and destructions.  more »
  • This building belongs to the historical value. This castle was almost destroyed after the restoration of zaiok acquired a slightly different look. Now he again changed its appearance after local businessmen for the sake of bribyli made some add-ons and extensions.
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  • Nice view dominating the lake with a modern taste.
  • Castle. This one is it that this castle. in fact it is the only building that survived from the Castle. There's nothing to watch. And do too. Walked downstairs at. .. there and what more beautiful than a castle. inside the castle is not allowed there, sort of like a sports school which then.
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  • The old Castle of the founder of the city, Ian Tarnovskyj collection. Many don't even know that it is an old building, because since the middle of the last century, there operates a sports school. Restaurant "Maxim" near the castle to the left is a wonderful observation deck with panoramic views of the Ternopil pond, and on the right-a gazebo for romantic dates!
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  • Stairs, behind the Castle, the leading not to the Lake with parohodom and in a completely different, beautiful and perfect for his luck Capricorn. One of the most remarkable and prekrasnìših places on our planet. 5 Lakes 5
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  • Wonderful and ancient castle. It is a pity that there is a sports school. And the restaurant ... This is just a modern annex.
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