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Travel to Ukraine

Khreshchatyk Street in Kyiv

The main street in Kyiv

The main street in Kyiv

Khreshchatyk is the main and the most popular street in Kiev.  It is the administrative and business center of the city, destroyed during World War II by the retreating Red Army and it was rebuilt in the neo-classical style of post-war Stalinist architecture.

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House with Chimeras in Kyiv

Horodetsky House

Horodetsky House

Located on 10 Bankova Street across the road from the Presidential Administration Offices in Kyiv, the House with Chimaeras, also known as Horodetsky House was built in the period of 1901–1902 by noted architector Vladyslav Horodetsky, who was regarded as the Gaudi of Kiev. It is the most notable example of Art Nouveau in Ukraine and the Ukrainian capital’s first “roofless” house.

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Podil at night

The lower city (Podil) in Kiev

The lower city (Podil) in Kiev

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Chufut Kale in Crimea

Karaite community fortress

Karaite community fortress

Chufut Kale is a historic fortress in Crimea, near Bakhchisaray. Historically, it is a center for the Crimean Karaite community.

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Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea

Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea

Assumption Cave Monastery in Crimea

The Assumption Cave Monastery (Uspenskiy Cave Monastery) is located near Bakhchisaray in Crimea.

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Piece of nature

Autumn in mountains

Autumn in mountains

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Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev

Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev

Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev

Saint Sophia Cathedral is one of the city’s best known landmark and an outstanding architecturel monument, built by decree of the Grand Yaroslav the Wise in 1037. In that time the Cathedral was not only the center of diocese of Kyivan Rus in its golden age, but also the main political and culturel center. Saint Sophia belongs to the World Heritage.

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St. Andrew`s Church

St. Andrew`s Church

St. Andrew`s Church

The project of St. Andrew’s Church was created by the famous architect Rastrelli. It is used to be a majour Baroque church in Kiev.

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Hills on the Dnieper river

Mountains on the Dnieper river

Hills of the Dnieper river

View on the Dnipro river from a hill in Kaniv, where a founder of the Ukrainian literature Taras Shevchenko is buried.

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National Bank of Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine

National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is the central bank of Ukraine. The building of the NBU was opened in 1839 in Kiev (in 1905 completed). In 1933, two more stories were added to the building to handle the growth.

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