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Feofaniya Park in Kiev

Feofaniya Park

Feofaniya Park

Feofaniya is a historic place on the southern part of Kyiv. The total area of the park is about 1.5 km2. Continue reading

Crimean Mountains

Crimean Mountains

Crimean Mountains

Young, folded mountains of the Alpine mountain system located in the southern part of the Crimea. Including the foothills, they cover one-fifth of the peninsula’s area. They extend for about 150 km from Sevastopil to Teodosiia and are 40–50 km in width. The Crimean Mountains consist of three long, parallel ranges, separated by valleys. Continue reading

Funicular in Kiev

Funicular

Funicular

The Funicular in Kiev connects the historic and commercial Uppertown and the old Lowertown Podil through the steep hill overseeing the Pochtova Square and Dnieper river. Continue reading

Kiev Pechersk Monastery – Wonder of Ukraine

Monastery of the Caves

Monastery of the Caves

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Kiev Pechersk Lavra – Monastery of the Caves

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

The Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Monastery is the sacred place of the East European Christendom. Nowadays it is a living religious community which came back to life after the soviet time not so long ago. Part of the monastery is open for tourists. Continue reading

Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Kiev

Motherland Monument with the museum inside

Motherland Monument with the museum inside

The museum is the biggest in Ukraine in terms of its size and importance. On 21 June 1996, the museum bears the name of the Memorial complex The National Ukrainian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. The main sculpture is the figure of a woman with a shield and a sword in hands – was made of slab stainless steel and erected on a 40-meter cone pedestal. The pedestal is 62 meters high from the bottom up to the point of the sword, the total height is 102 meters, and the weight is approximately 500 tons. Continue reading

Korostyshev Lake in the Kiev region

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Lake on the ground granite quarry

The site is a lake that was created in the place of an old granite quarry site. There is no inflow of water and the lake was filled by the natural uprise of groundwater since the water table is very high. Continue reading

The Gorodetska Street in Kiev

National academic theatre of Ivan Franko

National academic theatre of Ivan Franko

A lot of people dream of visiting Paris. But to feel the charm of Montmartre, it is not necessarily going to France. It is enough to turn from the Khreshchatyk Street to the Lipki district and you face quiet aristocratic street with luxury shops, cosy cafes and restaurants, with a cinema and theatre. The Gorodetskaya Street (early Nikolaevskaya) is really called the Kievan Paris. Continue reading

Crimea – The Kara-Dag Reserve

Sea trip around Kara-dag

Sea trip around Kara-dag

The Kara-dag reserve on the coast of Crimea, between the village of Kurortnoye and the resort of Koktebel, is one of those places where, whatever your religion, you can feel the hand of the Creator at work. Continue reading

The Southern Buh River

Southern Buh River

Southern Buh River

The Southern Buh River is entirely located in Ukraine. The Buh is one of the longest rivers in Ukraine. It rises in the west, in the Khmelnytsky region, about 145 km from the Polish border, and flows into the Black Sea through the southern steppe. It is 806 km long and drains 63,700 km?. The Southern Buh flows through an area which was the bottom of the sea about 60 million years ago. The major cities on the Bug banks are Khmelnytskyi,Vinnytsia, Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv. Continue reading

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