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Round Tower in Ostrog castle

Round Tower in Ostrog castle - view…

General view of the round towers of the castle in Ostrog from the southeast.
Photo N.I.Zharkikh, August 17, 1985.

This tower was built by Prince K.K.Ostrozky, somewhere in late 16 century. It is crowned with a beautiful Renaissance attic, as was fashionable at that time. The closest analogue to this tower – a round tower of castle in Krasiczyn (near Przemysl, Poland), built ca. 1580.