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Travel to Ukraine

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

Khortytsia Island in Zaporizhia

Cossacs' fortress Zaporizka Sich

Cossacs' fortress Zaporizka Sich

Khortytsia Island is a large island on the Dnieper river, extending from northwest to southeast for more than twelve kilometers, has an average width of 2,500 meters. The Khortytsia Island faces modern Zaporizhia across the Dnieper River, was one of the historic locations for the Zaporizhian Sich (main fortress capital of the Cossack state). Nowadays, Khortysia is designated a national museum. Continue reading

Outdoor Museum of Architecture in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi (2)

Ukrainian wooden church

Ukrainian wooden church

Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi is about 100 km south of Kiev. The whole town was proclaimed a historical sanctuary due to the largest museum of folk architecture in this region. The museum presents the architecture and traditions of Ukrainians from ancient times up to the 19th century. Continue reading

Outdoor Museum of Architecture in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi (1)

On the territory of the museum

On the territory of the museum

Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi or Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy is a town located where Alta River flows into Trubizh River in the Kiev region in central Ukraine (it is about 100 km south of Kiev). The whole town was proclaimed a historical sanctuary because of the largest museum of folk architecture. Continue reading

Sviatohirsk Cave Monastery in Donetsk region

Sviatohirsk Cave Monastery

Sviatohirsk Cave Monastery

Sviatohirsk is located within 30 km from the town of Sloviansk, on the picturesque banks of the Seversky Donets River. Today Sviatohirsk is a spiritual centre, the Holy Assumption Sviatohirsk lavra, Holy Mountains National Park, historical and architectural reserve, as well as a resort of national importance. Continue reading

Administrative buildings in Kiev

President`s administrative building

Secretariat of the President of Ukraine

The main purpose of the Secretariat is to provide administrative, advisory, analytical, and legal assistance to the President. The Secretariat arranges communication and official statements between the President and the Ukrainian parliament. Continue reading

Podil – the old mercantile quarter of Kiev

View to St.Andrew`s church from Podil

View of St.Andrew`s church from Podil

Podil is a live history of Kyiv, its legend, it is the most ancient quater of the Ukraine`s capital. Continue reading

The Golden Gate in Kyiv

Golden Gate in Kiev

Golden Gate in Kiev

The Golden Gate of Kyiv is a historic gateway in the ancient city walls of Kyiv. The Golden Gate was the part of the defense installation and served as a main town’s gate. It is located on the Volodymyrska Street near the Metro Station Zoloti Vorota.  Continue reading

Pyrohiv – outdoor Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine

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Outdoor Museum

Pyrohiv is located in the southern outskirts of the Kiev city. It is now home to an outdoor Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine. Founded in 1969, the museum contains over 300 pieces of folk architecture brought here from all parts of Ukraine and carefully reassembled. Continue reading

Hoverla mountain

The highest mountain in Ukraine

Hoverla mountain

Hoverla mountain (2061 m) is the highest mountain in Ukraine and part of the Carpathian Mountains.Its coordinates are 48°10?12?N 24°34?12?E.

The mountain is located in the Eastern region. The slopes are covered with beech and spruce forests, above which there is a belt of sub-alpine meadows (called in Ukrainian Polonyna).

At the East there is the main spring of the Prut River. Continue reading

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