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Landscape Park “Sofiyivka”

Sofiyivka

Sofiyivka

“Sofiyivka” is one of the most beautiful parks in Europe. It was originally built by the leading architects and park engineers of Western Europe for one of the richest man of Poland Count Pototsky or, rather, for his Greek wife Sophia. Count decided to recreate a corner of Hellas and to present it to his beloved wife, so that it would remind her of the mountains and woods, clear brooks and transparent lakes of her native land. Continue reading

Landscape park “Alexandria” in Bila Tserkva (2)

Park "Alexandria"

Park "Alexandria"

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Landscape park “Alexandria” in Bila Tserkva (1)

Park "Alexandria"

Park "Alexandria"

A historical landscape park “Alexandria” of 2 km2 (0.77 sq mi) is situated in Bila Tserkva. It was founded in 1793 by the wife of the Polish hetman Franciszek Ksawery Branicki. Her name was Alexandra Engelgardt. Continue reading

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