Discover the City of 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.
Uman is also a very lively college town, with two universities in its boundaries. As you drive through the city, you will see large numbers of students milling about. Most students of Uman will walk where they want to be as it is very rare for students to own their own cars.
Uman has a very varied and striking architecture. Most of the buildings in the city are very old. These buildings have taken on a many different appearances from a variety of influences. Moorish, Gothic, Islamic, Medieval, and Soviet architecture are all represented in Uman’s buildings.
Uman’s hospitality is unmatched. You will have a wonderful time getting to know the locals, who are always pleased to converse with travelers, if possible. While staying in Uman you will enjoy some delightful meals, filled with Russian flavors.
One of Uman’s proudest landmarks is their magnificent Sofivka Park, similar to New York’s Central Park or San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Sofivka Park is over 200 years old and has a very interesting history that includes an intriguing love story. English books describing the Park’s history are available to anyone who is interested.
Uman has a huge selection of beautiful, comfortable hotels and it is the perfect place to go and relax, to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life.