Located in central Ukraine, the Kirovohrad Oblast has the city of the same name as its administrative center, and incorporates the city of Dobrovelychkivka, which is said to lie in the exact center of the country. With beautiful rivers and lakes, scenic hills and valleys, vast fields of cultivated sunflowers shining yellow in the sun, gigantic old trees in dense forests, historic ...
Ivano-Frankivsk, is the capital city of the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast which lies to the west in Ukraine. It is a relatively small city with a population of roughly 205,000 people. The size of the city only adds to its charm.
Most of Ukraine's cities will give you a glimpse into the country's grand architectural history. Architecture in Ukraine ranges from buildings dating back hundreds of years to massive contemporary high-rise structures. An outstanding sample of Ukrainian architecture can be seen in the Cathedral of Saint-Sophia in Kiev, which dates back to the 11th century. Visit Lviv if you are interested in ...
There are only six extremely well preserved castles in Europe at present, and one of them is the Mukachevsky “Palanok” Castle in Ukraine. It is located in the Zakarpattia Oblast on a hill which stands at a height of 68 meters. The hill is known as the Zamkova or Castle Mount, and it is from here that the castle presents a formidable image to the surrounding landscape. Mukachevsky Castle is ...