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Kolyba Museum

Kolyba Museum

Village Dilove, 12 km from Rakhiv. The Kolyba Museum is near Museum of ecology and Carpathian biosphere reserve, where the Geographic Center of Europe is. Continue reading

Pavoloch, Pavolotch, Pavolotsch, Pavolocz

Pavoloch in Zhytomyrska oblast

Pavolitch is at N49°52′ E29°27′, which is 100 km south-west of Kiev in Zhytomyrska oblast. Pavoloch is first known to have existed at the beginning of the 17th century. Continue reading

Kozelets – historic town in Chernihiv region

Kozelets

Kozelets is a historic town located in Chernihiv Oblast of northern Ukraine. Kozelets is located on the Oster River, a tributary of the Dnieper. The city’s estimated population is 8,305 (as of 2007). Continue reading

Kiev Museums

Kiev Museums

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Toy museum in Kiev

State Museum of Toys or toy museum in Kiev is the right place for children and their parents.

Ded Moroz - Soviet Santa Claus

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Water Museum in Kiev

Water Museum in Kiev

Water Museum in Kiev

Water Museum or Water Information Centre is located in the Kreschatiy park in Kiev Center not far from the European Square. Water museum was opened in 2003 in the reconstructed building of old water-tower which is more than 130 years. The mission of the Museum is informing people about Earth hydrosphere and water resources of Ukraine, its vulnerability and necessity for life, technologies of making safe for health drinking water in the systems of central water-supply, sewage treatment, and rational water consumption. Continue reading

Kiev Pechersk Monastery – Wonder of Ukraine

Monastery of the Caves

Monastery of the Caves

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Kiev Pechersk Lavra – Monastery of the Caves

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

The Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Monastery is the sacred place of the East European Christendom. Nowadays it is a living religious community which came back to life after the soviet time not so long ago. Part of the monastery is open for tourists. 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

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

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