Sightseeings

places to explore in the Carpathians

The geographical center of Europe in the Carpathians

The geographical center of Europe in the Carpathians

In the village Dilove of Rakhiv rural district of Transcarpathia there is the geographical center of Europe. 1887 there was installed stone column on which it was written in Latin: “Permanent, precise, eternal place. Very accurate, with a special device, manufactured in Austria-Hungary, on a scale of meridians and parallels, set the center of Europe. Year 1887″.

Carpathian lake Nesamovyte

Carpathian lake Nesamovyte

The shepherds that pasture their herds in the highlands of the Chorna Hora mountain range, mount Svydovets and the mountains of the Rakhiv range tell stories about the death of cattle in deep abysses of these lakes, about terrible storms provoked by a stone thrown into the water.