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  • Regions

    Kirovohrad Oblast

    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 ...

  • Castles

    Olesko Castle

    Olesko Castle is a fascinating attraction to visit; you will be amazed at the rich history of this structure. Olesko castle is built on top of a hill that is situated several miles outside of Lviv in the small village of Olesko. Dating back to the 13th and 18th century, the Olesko Castle is a historical architectural attraction. It served primarily as a protective fortress during the 15th ...

  • Castles

    Mukachevsky Palanok

    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 ...

  • Castles

    Mariyinsky Palace

    Completed in 1752, the majestic Mariyinsky Palace stands on a hilly bank alongside the Dnieper River in Kiev, Ukraine. This superb example of Baroque architecture serves as the official ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine and is located alongside the Verkhovna Rada parliament neo-classical style building.

  • Castles

    Livadia Palace

    The beautiful Livadia Palace was a favorite summer refuge of the last remaining Russian tsar, Nicholas II, and is located in Livadiya, Crimea, in the southern part of Ukraine. It was here that many memorable times were spent with his family before their untimely death by the Bolsheviks after the October Revolution.

  • Religious Sites

    St. Andrew's Cathedral

    The Cathedral of Saint Andrew or the St. Andrew's Church can be found situated in the city of Kiev, in Podil, one of its oldest neighborhoods. Bartolomeo Rastrelli, a Russian imperial architect, built this beautiful building during the mid-eighteenth century under the command of Catherine the Great.

  • Places of Interest

    Odessa Catacombs

    The City of Odessa in Ukraine is home to more then one million people. It is also where tourists will find the Odessa Catacombs: a maze of underground tunnels that makes up a distance of approximately 2,500 kilometers. Amazingly, these underground tunnels make up a large network that is hidden beneath the city. The Odessa Catacombs developed over a long period of time taking almost two ...

  • Places of Interest

    Golden Gate of Kiev

    The Golden Gate of Kiev is commonly known as “Zoloti Vorata”, which quite literally means ‘golden gate’. This appropriately describes the beautiful entryway that leads into the old city of Kiev.

  • Places of Interest

    Charax

    Crimea, in Ukraine, is the location of a Roman military settlement called Charax. These military settlements were often permanent camps built in such a way so as to protect and hold equipment used by the soldiers when they were not in war. This allowed soldiers out in war zones an opportunity at the end of the day to come back to a proper camp with all the equipment and necessities needed to ...

  • Places of Interest

    Nikitsky Botanical Garden

    The Nikitsky Botanical Gardens is believed to be the oldest botanical garden in the world. The garden's landscapes are absolutely breathtaking. Visitors will not be disappointed on this amazing journey of beauty and discovery. Nature lovers will be thoroughly impressed by this stunning natural attraction in Ukraine.