Discover and Explore Ukraine | By Ukraine.com

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  • Museums

    Odessa Regional History

    History fanatics - one and all - The Odessa Regional History Museum is calling you! Come journey back in time at this marvelous Ukrainain museum.

  • Places of Interest

    Kiev Zoo

    The Kiev Zoo was founded in 1908 by the Nature Lovers Society. The city council of Kiev chose not finance the zoo, so it survived by means of private donations. Despite this, the admission to the zoo was free. After the revolution of 1917 the zoo was nationalized and became state property.

  • Places of Interest

    Lychakivskiy Cemetery

    Lychakivskiy Cemetery is everything you would imagine a haunted graveyard to be. Eerie, yet capitivatingly beautiful, this cemetery is the final resting place of over 400,000 souls.

  • 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 ...

  • Lviv Oblast

    Brody

    If you travel about 90 kilometers northeast of Lemberg, You will find the city of Brody in Ukraine. Archaeological digs have revealed that this area has long been inhabited by humans, but the first written mention of Brody can be found in Kievan Rus documents dating back to 1084. Shortly after coming under the jurisdiction of the Polish commonwealth, Brody was considered to be an 'ideal' ...

  • Mykolayiv Oblast

    Voznesensk

    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 ...

  • Zhytomyr Oblast

    Korosten

    The city of Korosten is located on the banks of the Uzh River in the Zhytomyr Oblast. At present, its population is estimated at 70 000 residents. It is a city with a past filled with destruction and turbulence. Korosten has learned that survival means to rebuild and start over, and this city in the Zhytomyr Oblast has done it more times than it cares to remember.

  • Zhytomyr Oblast

    Zhytomyr

    The city of Zhytomyr is the capital of the Zhytomyr Oblast. Zhytomyr covers an area of approximately 65 square kilometers and has an estimated population of 280 000 residents. It is a part of the Zhytomyr Oblast which has a history extending back to the ice age. Not only is it a significant transportation center that links the region to Kiev, but it holds important links to Ukraine’s ...