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  • Zaporizhia Oblast

    Zaporizhia

    The town of Zaporozhia (Zaporozhye) is situated in the south-east of Ukraine on either side of the Dnieper River. The town itself is about 200 years old, though Stone Age remnants excavated in the area show that it has been inhabited for much longer than that. History tells us that Scythians, Samatians and Slavs have all had a chance to make a home on this beautiful little spot by the river.

  • National Parks and Reserves

    Kanivs’kyi Reserve

    In 1968 the renowned Kanivs’sky Reserve was established and formed with its beautiful and varied landscapes on the right side of the gracious Dnieper River which lies in the Cherkasy region within Ukraine.

  • Activities

    Swimming and Sunbathing

    Of all the activities that tourists might expect to enjoy, swimming and sunbathing in Ukraine may not be at the top of their list. Most of us tend to associate Ukraine with the cold winters of Russia, but the fact is that Ukraine enjoys warm and pleasant summers. Since Ukraine is situated a little further south than most of European Russia, its climate is generally slightly warmer and one ...

  • Cherkasy Oblast

    Zolotonosha

    Zolotonosha, which means ‘a load of gold' or 'a gold carrier’, may have originated from one of the many legends that existed, and many believe the name to have come about due to the golden hue of the Zolotonoshka sands. Nonetheless it is one of the many cities located within Ukraine along the Zolotonoshka River tributary, lying on the left of the Dnieper River, situated about 30 kilometers ...

  • 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 ...

  • Zaporizhia Oblast

    Enerhodar

    Located on the banks of the Dnieper River, is the city of Enerhodar. It is in the north-west area of the Zaporizhia Oblast (Zaporizhzhya Oblast). Enerhobar was established on 12 June 1970 to service Europe's largest nuclear power plant and has grown to be home to around 47,000 residents.