Khotyn fortress really impresses people by its power and impregnability and it is one of the best preserved fortifications. The history of the Khotyn Fortress dates back to the XIII century, however the complex was rebuilt several times in the subsequent years and nowadays it is one of the best examples of the medieval fortification architecture in Ukraine. Approaching to the fortress, you will see 40-meters defense walls that protected the complex from land attacks, surrounded by earthen moat.
Many historical movies were filmed in the Khotyn Castle, including “The Three Musketeers” and “Taras Bulba”. Moreover, an annual festival “The Battle of the Nations” takes place in the Fortress, during which people from all over the world come to participate in the reconstruction of the historic events.