Zamkova Hora (Kiev)
Zamkova Hora hill (Ukrainian: Замкова Гора, literally Castle Hill) in Kiev, Ukraine is a historical landmark in the center of the city. The place is calles "Zamkova" because Vytautas the Great had his castle here. Other names: Khorevytsya, Kyselivka, Frolovska, Lysa Hora. Some important events of Ukrainian history took place on the hill.
According to some researchers, Zamkova Hora also has a mystical prehistory, supposedly being one of the lysi hory ("bald mountains") - the sites of the witch gatherings. Geographically, it is really "bald" (lacking trees) from several sides.
In the 18th century a cemetery was established on the hill (now abandoned).
- (Ukrainian)/(Russian) Zamkovagora Project (named after the hill, aimed to study and preserve not only it, but also other landmarks of old Kiev)
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