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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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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What to See

  • Art Galleries

    Artist Union

    Art is a language easily understood by all individuals who appreciate true talent and creativity.

  • Kiev Oblast

    Vyshhorod

    There are few cities in Ukraine which enjoy such a well documented ancient past as Vyshhorod. While today Vyshhorod in Ukraine is a modest city with a population of over 23,000, in the early 900s it was a bustling metropolis that enjoyed royal favor. Vyshhorod is located along the banks of the Dnieper River just a short distance upstream from Kiev. Thus, the name ‘Vyshhgorod’ is a good ...

  • Activities

    Scuba Diving

    Since many people associate Ukraine with cold weather and icy water, not many people venture to this part of Europe with the idea of dipping themselves in the local lakes and rivers. Still swimming and scuba diving in Ukraine is not unheard of and in the summer months both activities are quite popular. If you are planning a trip to Ukraine soon, you will find that there are quite a few ...

  • Religious Sites

    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

    The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, in Yalta, is one of many such named cathedrals. A number of cathedrals with the name 'Alexander Nevsky' were built in countries like Ukraine, Israel and Russia. These buildings were built during the rule of either Alexander II or Alexander III of Russia to celebrate them as leaders. The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral situated in Yalta, a beautiful seaside resort, ...

  • Places of Interest

    Leonid Utesov Monument

    Odessa is a beautiful city in Ukraine that is rich in history and has an extremely colorful past. One very talented individual brought harmony and culture to a city that was once fighting very turbulent political times and found hope in the melodies that were written from the heart of Leonid Utesov. Of all the musicians from Odessa, Utesov will remain in the hearts and minds of every ...

  • Theatres

    Plastic Drama Theater

    The Plastic Drama Theatre on Pecherske has the unique distinction of being the only professional theatre of this particular genre in Ukraine. The theatre was created on 30 December 1988 by the director, producer and artistic leader Mikhaylovn ‘Faith’ Mishneva. The creative idea behind the drama is that of using a nonverbal means of communicating the emotional and spiritual life of man. Thus, ...

  • Travel

    Accommodation

    Now that you’ve found the perfect holiday destination, you might want to consider choosing the perfect holiday accommodation. There is a great variety of accommodation in Ukraine which caters to all tastes and budgets. From Bed and Breakfasts to luxury resorts – all at affordable rates – there is a lot to choose from.

  • Activities

    Yachting

    Come sail away and enjoy the exhilarating feeling of yachting in the deep waters of Ukraine. Sailing in Ukraine is an awesome experience for all who are looking for a thrilling time and also for those who love to view stunning sunsets and dazzling blue waters. Yachting in Ukraine will give you the perfect ending to a memorable day.

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