Tag: villages

  • Culture

    Wedding Customs

    Traditional Ukrainian wedding customs are made up of various ceremonial stages sealing the union of the groom and bride. Younger generations are in some cases following Western wedding customs, however, those from more traditional families or couples in villages still observe the wedding customs of Ukraine. A wedding in Ukraine is a solemn occasion involving important religious rituals, but ...

  • Museums

    Architecture and Life Museum

    The Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, or Pyrohovo, is situated near to the village of Pirogov in Ukraine. It is a definite must-see if you are in the area or if you are staying in the capital city Kiev, which is just thirty minutes away. The family will love the outdoor museum and it will keep you entertained for the whole day.

  • Cherkasy Oblast

    Smila

    Ukraine is a fascinating country to visit with so much to see and experience. Ukraine covers an area of 603,700 sq meters and has a population of 52 million. Countries such as Russia, Belarus, Romania and Poland border Ukraine. The climate of Ukraine is varied with areas enjoying a moderate-continental climate which is almost sub-tropical. The largest river of Ukraine is the Dnipro, which is ...

  • Cherkasy Oblast

    Vatutine

    Though not every city in Ukraine is large and full of life, even the smaller ones usually have at least something to offer visitors. They may not have stirring architecture, an age-old history or a strong cosmopolitan air, but they do usually have heart. Many of the little villages, towns and cities have become a much loved home to thousands. It is at places such as these that you may find ...

  • Lviv Oblast

    Sokal

    The Slavic word ‘sokol’ means ‘falcon’, leading many to believe that the town of Sokal was named after this beautiful bird of prey. The town was mentioned in documents dating back to 1377, and was granted rights under the Magdeburg Law in the year 1424, allowing the residents to cut trees down for the building and development of the town. The peaceful Buh River that runs past the town ...