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Castle in Dubno

Castle in Dubno

Address: Dubna, ul. Castle, 7-a, Tel.: +38 (03656) 4-35-68, 4-24-01
Working hours: 8:00-19:00 (winter – 8:00-17:00)
Website: www.dubno-museum.org.ua

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Zakarpatska oblast

Zakarpatska oblast

The Zakarpatska Oblast is an administrative oblast located in southwestern Ukraine.

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Lviv Central Streets

In the Lviv Center - Lviv Streets

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Lviv roofs

Lviv (Lemberg) roofs

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Lviv Lions (Lemberg Löwen)

Lviv Lions (Lemberg Löwen)

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Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city located on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine. The city is now the administrative center of the Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion (district) within the Khmelnytsky Oblast (province). Continue reading

Kharkiv and Odessa in the 19th century

Lopansky Bridge

Kharkiv is is the second largest city in  Ukraine. 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

Berdychiv in Zhytomyr region

Berdychiv

Berdychiv is a historic town in the Zhytomyr Oblast in the North of Ukraine. It is located 44 km south of the oblast capital, Zhytomyr. The current estimated population is around 88,000. The town has a charming old center, but the greatest sight to see is the fantastic Carmelite monastery that is currently being restored.

In 1430, Grand Duke of Lithuania  granted the rights over the area to Kalinik, the procurator of  Zvenigorod. And there is a version that his servant named Berdich founded a  settlement there. However, the etymology of the name Berdychiv is not known.

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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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