What to see
Carpathian Mountains are
considered to be the Green Pearl of Ukraine. It is one of the most popular
resorts and tourist centers of the country. A beautiful mix of natural
areas, forests, meadows, shepherds and humans living in harmony with nature
is what makes the mountains so attractive to tourists.
Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine
Kyiv (also known as Kiev), a
scenic city of close to 3 million people situated on the Dnieper River, is
the bustling capital of Ukraine. Ancient Kievan Rus, which reached its
greatest period of ascendancy during the 11th and 12th centuries, was a
center of trade routes between the Baltic and the Mediterranean. The art and
architecture of Kyiv are world treasures.
Lviv is a very poetic city
steeped in legends both ancient and relatively new. Narrow medieval streets
paved with stones, architectural decoration done in different styles – all
preserved in its original form. In ancient times Lviv was the capital of a
mighty Slavic state called the Galicia-Volyn principality. Being a part of
the Austro-Hungarian Empire and then Poland contributed to the formation of
the city’s unique image.
Odessa is referred to as the
"Pearl of the Black Sea" is the 3rd largest city in Ukraine, the largest
city along the Black Sea, and the most important city of Ukraine for trade.
Odessa's mild climate, warm waters and sunlit beaches attract hundreds of
thousands of people year around. Its shady lanes, beautiful lightly pastel
buildings and cozy squares impart to the city a certain air of intimacy.
Kamyanets-Podilsky, one of the
oldest cities in Ukraine, is considered a phenomenon of great cultural
importance. A rocky island skirted by the tight loop of the Smotrich River
flowing in a picturesque canyon, served as a unique pedestal on which over
more than a thousand years both well-known and anonymous masters created a
miracle in stone.
Chernihiv has known human
settlement for over 2,000 years. The region comprises a very important
historic region, notable as early as the Kyivan Rus' period, when the
oblast' cities of Chernihiv and Novhorod-Sivers'kiy were frequently
mentioned. The city of Chernihiv was the second most important Ukrainian
city during the Rus' period of Ukrainian history, often serving as a major
Sophievka Park, Uman
Uman dendro park Sophievka is the
real world landscape architecture masterpiece of the end of the XVIII-th
century and the beginning of the XIX-th. The park is spread over the
territory of 154,7 hectares and is situated at the outskirts of the ancient
town Cherkassy, Uman region. It is considered to be the standard of the
landscape composition of water, land, architectural works and sculptures.
Located between Kharkiv and Kyiv
in Ukraine, Poltava is best known as the site of a 1709 battle between a
coalition of Cossacks, led by Mazepa, and the Swedes (Charles XII) against
the Russian army of Czar Peter I. The subsequent Russian victory in battle
established Russia’s prominent position in Europe and consequently Ukraine’s
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