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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

Kurgan culture in Ukraine

View from the top of a kurgan

View from the top of a kurgan

There are no man in Ukraine, which would at least once did not see the ancient kurgans. Ukraine can be called a country of kurgans on the right. In addition, it is the richest in Europe for these attractions. Nowadays, because of anthropogenic, catastrophic decreases, Ukraine still has no less than 50 thousand kurgans. Of course, most kurgans that can be often seen are far from being the biggest. Average kurgans` height is 1 – 3 meters. Rarely found kurgans up to 8 – 10 meters. 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

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

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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The Carpathian Mountains

Autumn in Carpatрians

The Carpathian Mountains - Ukraine

The Ukrainian Carpathians are relatively gentle peaks. There are a lot of resorts in the area.

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