Town Hall

The Carpathians

Castle aside, Mukacheve's most impressive chunk of architecture is its mint-green secessionist/neo-Gothic town hall, an unusual find in rural Ukraine. It houses various offices and businesses but sadly not a tourist office.

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1. Ploshcha Kyryla ta Mefodiya

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Mukacheve's attractive main square, more a wide boulevard than a classic piazza, extends southeast from the town hall. At its northern end stands a…

2. Palanok Castle

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Built atop a 68m-tall volcano, Mukacheve's highlight is this dramatic castle that pops up from the surrounding plain west of town, like something in a…

3. Folk Architecture & Life Museum

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Next door to Uzhhorod Castle, this is one of the tidiest open-air museums in the country, albeit small. Highlights include several Hutsul cottages with…

4. Uzhhorod Castle

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On the hill overlooking the town stands the 15th-century castle with massive walls and beefy bastions built to withstand Turkish assaults. The main palace…

5. Greek Catholic Church

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6. Philharmonia

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7. Cheshsky Kvartal

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