Castle of the Renaissance Era in Zhovkva

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Zhovkva is a small town with a population of about 13 thousand people located 30 km north of Lviv and 35 km from the Ukrainian-Polish border.

One of the main attractions of the town is Zhovkva castle – a monument of Renaissance architecture built in 1594-1606. Zhovkva Castle on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

At the end of the 17th century, the castle was the residence of the Polish King John III Sobieski. The castle gained its present appearance as a result of a lot of changes during the 19th-20th centuries.

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