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  • Novhorod Siversky

    On the banks of the Desna River, lies the small town of Novhorod Siversky. It was first mentioned in ancient documents from the year 1044 and has not grown much since then, with a population of approximately 15,000 residents. Novhorod Siversky is located in the Chernihiv Oblast and has a history that is both colorful and turbulent. Visitors to this picturesque little town will not ...

  • Tatarbunary

    The beautiful town of Tatarbunary, when directly translated from the South Slavic language, means “Tatar Wells”. However ‘Bunar’ is taken from the Turic word “pinar” meaning "well" given by the Bessarabian Bulgarians. Tatarbunary, the administrative center for the district of Tatarbunarskyi Raion, is a relatively small town residing in the province of the Odessa Oblast in south-west Ukraine. ...

  • Tara Shevchenko

    The Taras Shevchenko National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet is regarded as one of the oldest musical theatres in all Ukraine. Its present name has come after countless changes and the theatre was originally called the ‘Russian Opera House’.

  • Sarny

    Sarny is a relatively small city in the Rivne Oblast of Ukraine. It is also one of three major railway junctions in the Rivne oblast, with the other two being Rivne and Zdolbuniv. At present there are approximately 30,000 people living in the city and it has a history of turbulence and violence connected to it. It has seen wars and disaster come and go, but has survived to share ...

  • Architecture and Life Museum

    The Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, or Pyrohovo, is situated near to the village of Pirogov in Ukraine. It is a definite must-see if you are in the area or if you are staying in the capital city Kiev, which is just thirty minutes away. The family will love the outdoor museum and it will keep you entertained for the whole day.

  • Castles

    Ukraine is a place of culture, history and natural beauty. For centuries the people who lived here worked to create masterful homes and residences that complemented the beauty around them and reflected the culture of their people. By and large they were very successful in this regard and as a result there are many beautiful castles and palaces in Ukraine today.

  • Kharkiv Oblast

    The Kharkiv Region or Oblast is situated in the northeastern parts of the Ukraine and was formed in 1932 on the 27th of February. Kharkiv is approximately 31,400 square kilometers and is made up mostly of rolling plains. Kharkiv borders the Belgorod, Lugansk, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Poltava and Sumy Oblasts. Balaklija, Izyum, Kupyansk and Chuguyiv are some of the main cities situated in the ...

  • Borshchiv

    Borshchiv is located in the western parts of Ukraine. The town of Borshchiv is small and has a population of about 12 000 people. Borshchiv is one of many towns situated in the oblast of Ternopil. The town is situated, more specifically, in the southern parts of Ternopil. Borshchiv is the administrative center of the Borshchivskyi District.

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