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Hetman Capital City of Baturyn in Ukraine

Hetman Fortress national historical and cultural reserve in Baturyn, Ukraine

Baturyn (Baturin) is a historic town in the Chernihiv Oblast in the North of Ukraine. It is located in the Bakhmach district of the oblast, on the banks of the Seym River. The current estimated population is 3,066.

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Interesting Ukraine – Best Places

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Kiev buildings and memorials from the Soviet Time

Soviet Kiev
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Buchach

Buchach

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Monument to Kiev City Founders

Monument to the founders of Kiev

Monument to the founders of Kiev

Monument to Kiev City founders – Kyi, Schek, Khoryv and their sister Lybid. The legend of three brothers and their sister is widely recognized as the most popular legend of Kiev’s foundation and urban naming. 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

St. Michael`s Golden-Domed Monastery

St. Michael`s Golden-Domed Monastery

St. Michael`s Golden-Domed Monastery

St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery (Mykhaylivskyi zolotoverkhyi monastyr) is a functioning monastery in Kyiv. The monastery is locatedopposite of the St. Sophia Cathedral. The site is located in the historic and administrative Uppertown and near the city’s historical commercial and merchant quarter Podil. 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

Andriyivskyy Descent or Andrew’s Descent in Kiev

Andrew`S Descent in Kiev

Andrew`S Descent in Kiev

Andriyivskyy Descent or Andrew’s Descent is a historic descent connecting Kiev’s Upper Town to the historically commercial Podil. The street, often advertised by tour guides and operators as the “Montmartre of Kiev,” is a major tourist attraction of the city.

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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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