Tag: history

  • Regions

    Cities

    If you’re looking to travel somewhere new, why not try Ukraine? This fascinating country is filled with history, culture, natural beauty and great architecture. It is relatively easy to get to by air and is already well developed for tourism. There are a number of great Ukrainian destinations worth seeing, which will transport your mind to a whole new dimension. Top of the list are the ...

  • Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

    Ivano-Frankivsk

    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.

  • Culture

    Translations

    Ukraine's official language is Ukrainian. The language makes use of the Cyrillic alphabet. Ukrainian has an impressive history originating from the ancient Old East Slavic language. Imperial Russia banned the use of Ukrainian twice, yet it survived as an integral part of the culture of Ukraine's people. Only recently has Ukrainian begun to grow again being spoken mainly in western Ukraine ...

  • Culture

    Architecture

    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 ...

  • Travel

    Tour operators

    There are many great tour operators in Ukraine who will be able to offer you the best service in a great country. Tour operators will make travel arrangements on your behalf and book you into a variety of great guided tours so that you can make the most out of your holiday. Ukraine tour operators are friendly and helpful and will also usually be willing to provide you with any additional ...

  • Kharkiv Oblast

    Kharkiv

    The second largest city in the Ukraine, Karkiv (also known as Kharkov) is situated in the northeast of the country and serves as one of the main industrial, cultural and educational centers in the country. The country’s industry and research has been focused on arms production and machinery for many years. Today the city is home to such mega-companies as the Morozov Design Bureau, the ...

  • Museums

    Odessa Numismatics

    In times past, history has revealed its many secrets through what we regard today as an everyday necessity. Yes, today money is needed for the basic provisions of life no matter where you live. But have you thought beyond a simple coin or a banknote? Does it have deeper value? The oldest Constituter ‘Odessa City Collector’s Society’ thinks it does.

  • Museums

    Museum of Theater

    Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, is famous for the immense number of cultural activities it has available, making it literally the cultural center of the country. You will find over sixty different museums, a variety of art galleries and other historical and cultural sites and buildings in this city. Through the decades Ukraine has become increasingly more recognized for its artists and art ...

  • Theatres

    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’.

  • Attractions

    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.