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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

  • National Parks and Reserves

    Podil’ski Tovtry National Park

    In 1996 the Podilski Tovtry National Park was initiated and formed with its unique and rigid landscapes. Over time, the National Park has become very well-known and specifically renowned for the beautiful Tovtorovyi Ridge of Podillya. This natural wonder can be viewed from a variety of perspectives throughout the territory, within the awe-inspiring Podilski Tovtry National Park. Like most of ...

  • Train Stations

    Kiev Rail Terminal

    The Kiev Rail Terminal or Kiev Passenger Railway Station has become an important part of the Kiev transportation network within the city. It is significant as it accommodates long distance travel, international travel and has the Elekrichka trains available to reach short distance destinations. It was constructed due to the Kiev-Balta and the Kiev-Kursk railway lines being built. ...

  • Poltava Oblast

    Lubny

    Lubny is a fascinating destination to visit. If you are a person that enjoys history as well as visiting old museums, then this is the place to be. Lubny is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine and you will find the culture and their heritage absolutely fascinating.

  • Museums

    National Art

    The National Art Museum of Ukraine, or as it was once called, the City Museum of Antiques and Art, is located in the capital city of Kiev. It was established in 1897 after Bohdan Khanenko, a patron of art, began collecting money and pieces of art in an attempt to start the first museum in the country. Interestingly when the Museum was first opened it collected National Ethnographical applied ...

  • Art Galleries

    L-Art Gallery

    If you enjoy viewing more classically styled art, a visit to the L-Art Gallery in Ukraine is never a bad idea. Sometimes also viewed as being a ‘socialist realism’ gallery because of its strong preference for this kind of art, the L-Art Gallery offers a broad selection of excellent realism artworks. In fact, the L-Art Gallery has literally hundreds of paintings from the Soviet period on ...

  • Kherson Oblast

    Nova Kakhovka

    In the southern part of Ukraine, adjacent to Crimea, you will find the Kherson Oblast, an area covering some 29 000 square kilometers of land. Within the region you will find three main cities, Kherson (the administrative center of the region), Kakhovka and Nova Kakhovka. Each city is distinctly unique in its own special way and is worth a short visit if you travel to Ukraine. Nova Kakhova ...

  • Cherkasy Oblast

    Uman

    Uman is situated in central Ukraine, at the meeting place of the Karnenka and Umanka rivers. It has a population of about 100,000 people. The city of Uman has very fertile ground and is surrounded by thousands of square miles of beautiful, flat farmlands. When driving through the countryside you will find many farm stalls selling the freshest fruit and vegetables.

  • Zhytomyr Oblast

    Berdychiv

    The city of Berdychiv is a quaint city in the Zhytomyr Oblast that has an extremely interesting past. The exact date as to when the city was founded is mere speculation, and how its name came about can only be guessed. In all honesty, Berdychiv's establishment is shrouded in mystery, and scientists and historians have been able to piece some of this fascinating puzzle together.

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