Ancient Castle in the Town of Ostroh

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Ostroh, first mentioned in 1100, is a small town with a population of about 13 thousand people located in the , 48 km south-east of .

The most famous landmark of the town is the Ostroh Castle standing on a hilltop. The castle was built on the site of the wooden fortifications of the times of Kievan Rus, destroyed by the Mongols in 1241. . Photos by: .

In the 14th-16th centuries, this castle was a patrimonial nest of princes Ostrozhsky, who were among the richest magnates of
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