Though Ukraine is primarily an Orthodox country, it would seem that many expatriates now living in Ukraine initially moved to the country with the idea of preaching the gospel to the people of the land. While some have stuck to this mission, others have recognised that the country is one of beauty and the people have a strong cultural heritage which is very enjoyable to learn about. This has ...
Ukraine is a beautiful country providing visitors with an assortment of wildlife and an array of landscapes to visit. Like so many other countries Ukraine has taken steps to ensure that this natural heritage lasts for generations to come by creating protected areas like National Parks and nature reserves. These will ensure that large pieces of natural, untouched land is preserved in its ...
The Ivan Franko Theater of Opera and Ballet is located in the city of Lviv, in the Lviv Oblast of Ukraine. Named in honor of Ukrainian poet, journalist, writer, literary critic, economist and political activist, Ivan Yakovych Franko, the Ivan Franko Theater of Opera and Ballet reflects the deep sense of appreciation citizens of this fascinating country have for their cultural heritage. ...
Ukraine is a country with a strong artistic and cultural heritage and many visitors to this beautiful country choose to spend time visiting one or two of the many excellent art galleries. Kiev probably has the strongest conglomeration of top art galleries in the country, so if you are looking to browse or buy art, it would be wise to make sure the Kiev is a part of your travel itinerary. If ...
Would you like to rest in the midst of silence and majestic beauty with views of mountainous peaks and streams of trickling water running beside you? Or would you like to experience the soft gentle amber fragrance filling the air mingled with sweet smelling herbs that cover the magnificent Carpathian Alps with a green lush carpet. If so, welcome to the region Ivano-Frankivsk situated in the ...
The city of Voznesensk (or Wosnessensk) is situated in the Mykolaiv Oblast, which is located in the southern regions of Ukraine. Jewish settlers first founded Voznesensk in the 19th century. These Jewish settlers had migrated all the way from the northwestern parts of Russia into their neighboring country, Ukraine. At that time thousands of Jews were leaving Russia and heading to the "New ...
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.
Vinnytsya is one of 25 oblasts situated in the central part of Ukraine covering an area of about 16 thousand sq. miles. Lithuanian Prince Olgert founded the Vinnitsya oblast on the banks of the Southern Bug river in 1363. Bar is a delightful town in the Vinnitsya region.
For travelers with an interest in Ukrainian history and culture, the Zaporizhia oblast was the place where the Cossack heritage all started. Many local Cossack bands were known as Zaporizhians instead of Cossacks and even the coat of arms for the region bears a Cossack on its shield. Almost every city and town in the region has spent at least some time as a host to Cossack settlements and ...