Castle Podhoroď

The Castle in Podhoroď is most likely the furthest located castle to the east of Slovakia. Rocky drop and its surroundings are named national natural reservation Podhorodsky hradny vrch. The extramural settlement was the part of the property belonging to the aristocracy of Tibava, Michalovce and Vinne between 14th and 17th century. By the end of the 16th century, Podhorod was a large village, the biggest one belonging to the Tibava aristocracy. Most of its residents were servants of ruthenium origin. The castle was used by its owners for centuries, mostly as a fortress to protect surrounding roads, but also as a place of refuge during wars. There was another little castle inside of the Podhrod castle that was also a property of Tibavy aristocracy.

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