Uritsky rocks. Tustan

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Ukrainian Carpathians delightful piece of paradise, where you can perfectly relax
with friends and relatives.
The clean mountain air, noisy river at the foot of the mountains, an abundance of wild herbs and flowers, the amazing view around, delights and fills positive energy for a long time.
This is the place where you want to return again and again.
Carpathian Mountains beautiful at any time of the year, but summer is especially nice.
There is nothing more beautiful to wake up among the Carpathian Mountains to the singing of birds and the rustle of leaves.
Walk barefoot on the silky grass sheltered morning dew, a walk through the forest breathing the pleasant pine scent.
It is so beautiful that sometimes there are no words to describe their emotions and the beauty of nature.

Among the high mountains lurk many amazing places of the existence of which the majority
of us do not even know.
Tustan, a clear confirmation.
Mighty rocks rise among high mountains recalling the former glory of brave heroes.

Today, watching the three high cliffs near the village of Urich, it is difficult to realize that in the past they have wooden fortress.
Scale Structures surprised many travelers.
And not for nothing, analogues of similar structure was not in the world.
According to reliable data, the height of the fortress was more than 90 meters, for comparison, a five-storey house.
The main purpose of the complex consisted in the defense of the western borders of Russia and control passes through the region so-called Silk Road “Portugal-China.”
In fact, here we arranged the customs office through which merchants transporting salt
by Carpathian passes from Drohobych.

Fortress lasted until the middle of the XIII century, with the change of political situation
the need for a line of defense and maintenance of customs point was irrelevant, Tustan fell into disrepair.
Today, from the legendary wooden strengthen resemble only rocks: stone island stone and Little Rock.

Interesting facts:
1. Tustan located in the national “Skole Beskids” Nature Park.
2. In 1970, there were shooting the film “Zahar Berkut”.

Nearby places of interest: Ski resort “Plai”; Ski Oryavchyk-links; Sports harbor “Tysovets”; Ski resort “Slavske”; Cave Monastery, Rozhirche; Lake Dead Kamenka; Waterfall s.Kamenka;

3D-model of the fortress Tustan

Address: c. Urich, ur. Tustan, Skole district, Lviv region.

GPS coordinates: 49°11’28”N, 23°24’34”E 

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