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The National Art Museum of Ukraine, or as it was once called, the City Museum of Antiques and Art, is located in the capital city of Kiev. It was established in 1897 after Bohdan Khanenko, a patron of art, began collecting money and pieces of art in an attempt to start the first museum in the country. Interestingly when the Museum was first opened it collected National Ethnographical applied ...
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’.
The small town of Balakliia is located in the east of Ukraine and forms a part of the Kharkiv Oblast. Balakliia is at the heart of the province's railroad network. It has a population of approximately 30 000 residents and it serves as the Balakliyskyi District's administrative center. Balakliia might not be the most popular tourist destination in Ukraine, but it has many noteworthy ...
Along the Korchyk River in the Rivne Oblast, lies the quaint town of Korets. You will not find this picturesque town on most maps and it has a mere population of approximately 8,500 residents. Its size should not discourage visitors from exploring this spectacular town as it overflows with a fascinating history and many noteworthy sights to discover.
The city of Romny in the Sumy Oblast, located on the Sula River, recently celebrated its 900th anniversary. It was a celebration that few will forget, complete with celebrity guests, politicians, concerts, exhibitions and sports. Even though Prince Volodymyr Monomakh was the first to mention the city in 1096, it is believed that the prince relocated people here as early at 988. But ...
The town of Kozova is located in the Ternopil Oblast, which is in the western parts of the Ukraine. The area that Kozova is situated in part of a historical region called Galicia, which is divided between Ukraine and Poland. Kozova lies near to a river called Koropets, which later forms a lake.