Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city located on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine. The city is now the administrative center of the Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion (district) within the Khmelnytsky Oblast (province).
The first part of the city’s dual name originates from kamin’, meaning “stone” in the Old East Slavic language. The second part of the name relates to the historic region of Podillia of which Kamianets-Podilskyi is considered to be the historic capital.
Famous tourist attractions include the ancient castle, and the numerous architectural attractions in the city’s center, including the cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, the city hall building, and the numerous fortifications.