Nove Davydkovo Village Views

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Below, there are two "embedded" slide show albums for your viewing. Click the button next to the arrow ( ) to make an album selection.

These are the slide show controls that are available:
  • Start/pause the slide show (large right arrow);
  • Manually cycle through the photos (small right arrow)
  • Change the delay in seconds (using the slider);
  • Download the image; and
  • View the slide show full screen (the escape key returns you to the web page)

After making your album selection (Yesterday or Today) below, a photo album will appear. At the bottom of the album window, click the large white arrow to start the slide show or click the small white arrow-in the middle of the controls-to manually cycle through the images.

~ Nove Davydkovo Albums ~

[ Make your album selection by clicking in the white circle below. ]

Uj-Dávidháza Yesterday
Postcard: Photographer unknown

Click the circle → to view the album.
Nove Davydkovo Today
Photo credit: Marshall KATZ, USA

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~ Palanok Castle ~
Postcard: Photographer unknown

Palanok Castle is visible from Nove Davydkovo.

Palanok Castle is located on a volcanic hill overlooking the city of Mukachevo and surrounding villages. It was originally constructed during the 14th century and its structure has undergone major modifications throughout the ages. In 1396, the Ruthenian Prince Fyodor Koriatovych purchased the city of Mukachevo, and settled in the castle. It remained in his family for almost 200 years. During the early 18th century, Francis II Rákóczi began his anti-Hapsburg uprising from his residence in Palanok. The castle was given by the Hapsburgs to the Schönborn family, who were responsible for an expansion of the town and brought German settlers to the region. The castle was surrounded by a deep ditch that contained a high wooden fence called "Palanok;" hence, it's name. Today, the castle is used as a museum, and there is a room dedicated to the Jewish history of the Mukachevo region and to commemorate those Jews who were murdered in Auschwitz.

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Created by: Marshall J. Katz, USA / Compiled by: Adam SMITH, USA
with assistance from
Amos Israel ZEZMER, France
and the following
JewishGen members/descendants and contributors of Nove Davydkovo Jewish families:


Updated: 25 February 2012

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