Tarakanovskiy fort is a fortification, it was erected in the 70-80-ies of the XIX century to defend the western borders. Fort is located near the village of Tarakanov Dubno district, Rivne region, on a picturesque area over the river Ikvoyu. It passes near highway Lviv - Kyiv. If you look at this place from a bird's-eye view, the architectural composition looks like a big diamon. This fortress seems to be survived from the Middle: the mighty walls are cracked, bricks created a unique shape, which indicates an ancient buildings, all is overgrown with vines and tall grass. It’s an ideal place for adventure seekers and ghost hunters. But these window openings have seen brilliant Brusilov Offensive of the Russian Army, the Poles hid here from the troops of Semen Budenny and generally played an important role during the First World War.
many battles happened In Tarakanovskiy fortier and the echoes of these actions can be heard now. This place was surrounded by mystery and mysticism for quite some time. The mere fact that in these places detachment of the NKVD have lost and disappeared without a trace, says a lot.
And now the fort reminds people about the horrors of World War II. Local legends say that people all time hear weird voices, weapon shots and notice strange shadows here. If you are amused by the mystic or you want to get juicy shot of adrenaline, forget about room of horror in urban amusement parks – just welcome to Tarakanovskiy fortress under Dubno, which is one of the most mysterious landmarks WWI.