14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Ancient cave capital of White Croats in Stilsko

These are the remains of the ancient capital of White Croats, which was destroyed by Prince Vladimir of Kiev in 907. At that time, this area of the capital occupied 250 hectares. Now those remains like Hobbits houses from Lord of the Rings film.

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Date Taken: 08.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2016
Photo Location: Stilsko, near Lviv, Ukraine
Copyright: © Ivan Martynyuk