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Zolochiv Castle

Zolochiv, Ukraine
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Just a so-so castle

Compared to Pidhirtsi and Olesko, Zolochiv was rather unexciting and average. It looked more like a... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
kurogomajpn
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Singapore, Singapore
Too far from decent roads

While the place is historic and fortunately was recently renovated there are no infrastructure. No... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Z K
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Compared to Pidhirtsi and Olesko, Zolochiv was rather unexciting and average. It looked more like a manor than a castle, and imo a tad over-restored. The main building, in a pink-coral hue, is called the Chinese Palace. It is now a museum of sorts, although...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

While the place is historic and fortunately was recently renovated there are no infrastructure. No road signs, no parking, decent refreshment area.

Thank Z K
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The castle was very interesting. They have done a lot of work to restore it after WWII. You can walk the walls and the garden is beautiful. There is a restaurant and an cafe. Great place to visit.

Thank Billy T
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this place a great deal and I'd highly recommend a visit. The place is dripping with history and they're is a good display of art and other artifacts. The Chinese Palace is great with a fabulous display of Chinese art. We visited as...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Jakub Sobieski baroque stylized castle was built in the 1636 AD. Childhood was here King Jan Sobieski. Fortress walls are with a beautiful view of the Small Woodlands and Bare-mountain ridge. Some boulders of the mysterious Gothic shirts are at the bottom. The castle is...More

Thank Viktor K
Reviewed 11 April 2014

This castle is on the tourist trail as one of the three castles close to Lviv. Unfortunately it was raining heavily when we visited Zolochiv so we were not able to see everything. Construction started in 1634 as a residence for a Polish noble family...More

2  Thank LsBob
Reviewed 8 May 2013

One of the three castles of so called Lviv Houseshoe. The castle is quite well kept with a museum inside. You can climb to the outer walls but the view is nothing special. There is a restaurant there which looks great but since we didn't...More

Thank Kateryna_r
Reviewed 28 June 2012

It is is surrounded by bulk rolls. "Pearl" is an ensemble of Chinese Palace (Hall). As said, such facilities in Europe, only 3 survived, the other two in Potsdam and Petrodvorets. Despite its austere appearance, the palace was a miracle of engineering and construction thought...More

1  Thank Zuek
Reviewed 24 August 2011

A friend drove us here after a day in Lvov & around it. It was closing at 5 pm, but the guards let us in to see the grounds. Really nice, pretty garden, I am sure it's valuable inside as well, as it is protected....More

Thank GirlUlike
Reviewed 2 August 2011

Went there today on one of the "3 Zamky / Castles" organized bus tours from Lviv. The tours begin at 10:00 and end at 17:00 - 18:00, leaving from the Rynok Square in Lviv. and also include the Olesko Castle (first), Pidhirtsi (second) and Zolochiv...More

5  Thank joen.dk
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