Zolochiv Castle was a residence of the Sobieski noble family on a hill at the confluence of two small rivers in the south-eastern part of Zolochiv (Złoczów), Galicia (now part of Ukraine's Lviv Oblast).Plan to visit Zolochiv Castle and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Zolochiv attractions using our Zolochiv online itinerary planner .
The rectangular fort was built in 1634-36 by Jakub Sobieski using the labor of enslaved Crimean Tatars. The Sobieski castle comprised solid walls in a then-current Dutch style, with four pentagonal towers at each corner, and the so-called "grand palace". The Chinese Palace, a diminutive mauve-colored rotunda flanked by one-storey wings, was added later in the century as John III's gift to his French-born wife, Queen Marie.
In 1672, the castle was taken after a 6-days siege by the Turks under Kapudan Pasa. Three years later, it survived a new siege by the Ottoman army. After Jakub Ludwik Sobieski's death in 1737, the castle passed to the Radziwiłł princely family and then (in 1801) to Count Łukasz Komarnicki-Pawlikowicz (of the House of Sas), whose heirs sold it to the Austrian crown in 1834.
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Zolochiv Castle Reviews
Не понятно почему не пустили с маленькой собачкой. Пускают во все замки Украины, кроме этого. Очень хамовитый охранник. more »It is not clear why they didn't let me in with the little dog. They let in all the castles of Ukraine, except this. A very rude security guard.
Un bel castello, una bella attrattiva della zona.. Ben valorizzato e ben tenuto, da vedere, molto interessante.. more »A beautiful castle, a nice attraction of the area. Well valued and well maintained, to see, very interesting.
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