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  • Ukrainian Crafts: Petrykivka Painting

    Originating in the village of Petrykivka in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, the Petrykivka style of painting is one of Ukraine's unique and treasured forms of ornamental folk art which is still practiced ...

    December 3, 2014
  • Ukrainian Rock Band Okean Elzy

    Formed in the city of Lviv in 1994, the band Okean Elzy has gathered a following of fans throughout Ukraine and beyond its borders with music and lyrics that resonate with the band's audience. ...

    November 3, 2014
  • Historical Reminders of the Scythians in Ukraine

    Thousands of burial mounds across the southern steppes of Ukraine remain as a reminder of the historical presence of the Scythians, a semi-nomadic equestrian tribe who occupied the area between ...

    October 16, 2014
  • Visiting Villages in the Heart of Ukraine

    On the road between Kiev and Poltava, through an area affectionately referred to as the 'Heart of Ukraine', travelers will come across a number of villages overflowing with history and ...

    September 18, 2014
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What to See

  • Travel

    Tour operators

    There are many great tour operators in Ukraine who will be able to offer you the best service in a great country. Tour operators will make travel arrangements on your behalf and book you into a variety of great guided tours so that you can make the most out of your holiday. Ukraine tour operators are friendly and helpful and will also usually be willing to provide you with any additional ...

  • Regions

    Crimea Region

    Crimea in Ukraine has changed rulers and occupiers so many times most would have lost count by now. But the continuous fight for Crimea has led to this peninsula having the richest and most diverse history of any other destination in Ukraine. Here visitors will hear the stories of the Goths, Cimmerians, Mongols, Greeks, Huns and Iranians, who have all left their mark on Crimea. ...

  • Museums

    Great Patriotic War

    On the 2nd of June 1942 a commission created by the Communist Party of Belarus was instituted. Their responsibility was the collection of timeless memories dedicated to the Great Patriotic War which demonstrate the strength and great courage of the Belarusian people.

  • Museums

    Odessa Numismatics

    In times past, history has revealed its many secrets through what we regard today as an everyday necessity. Yes, today money is needed for the basic provisions of life no matter where you live. But have you thought beyond a simple coin or a banknote? Does it have deeper value? The oldest Constituter ‘Odessa City Collector’s Society’ thinks it does.

  • Culture

    Video

    Ukraine.com will soon be introducing a new feature to the website. Visitors to Ukraine.com will be able to download fascinating videos related to the country. This is a fantastic way for you to become better acquainted with this marvelous land and its people. From views of the stunning landscape to a closer look at local events and tourist attractions, you will find the videos on ...

  • Ternopil Oblast

    Zbarazh

    Zbarazh city is situated in the Ternopil Oblast in the west of Ukraine where it acts as the administrative center to the Zbarazky district. Interestingly, the city lies in the historic region of Galicia. At present the city is home to over 13,000 people.

  • Theatres

    Kiev Drama Theatre

    It was just over twenty years ago that the Kiev Drama Theatre in Podol came into existence. Podol is one of the older districts that make up the capital of Kiev in Ukraine. When the district was first formed in 1811 it was known for its fishermen and craftsmen, but today the industry has changed quite a bit.

  • National parks

    Karadag Reserve

    The Karadag Reserve lies amid two cities known as Feodosia and Sudak, which are situated on a piece of the Crimean peninsula on the south-east coast. It is here that a breathtaking abundance of unique and historical geology can be found in the only solitary rocky shoreline massif of the Jurassic period, of about 150 – 160 million years old, in all of Europe. Not forgetting the variety of ...