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  • 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 ...

  • Crimea Region

    Yalta

    Yalta is situated on a shallow bay facing south towards the Black Sea, on the site of an ancient Greek colony. It is said that Yalta was found by some Greek sailors many years ago who were looking for a safe shore to land on. Yalta is surrounded by many beautiful woody mountains. It enjoys a spectacular Mediterranean climate with many vineyards and orchards in its vicinity.

  • Attractions

    Restaurant guide

    Take a break from exploring Ukraine's stunning attractions and fill up at one of the spectacular restaurants on offer. There is a wide variety of cuisine and restaurants in Ukraine offering delicious meals, refreshing drinks and excellent service. Tempt your taste buds with the unique flavors of traditional Ukrainian food or try something international at an Italian, Chinese, American, Irish ...

  • National Parks and Reserves

    Yalta Mountain Forest Reserve

    Ukraine is a country that is biologically rich in flora and fauna occupying landscapes of varying types, from rocky mass areas to mountainous regions. This has led to large-scale biodiversity conservation in an attempt to preserve natural habitats for future use, unchanged by human destruction and pollution.

  • Religious Sites

    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

    The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, in Yalta, is one of many such named cathedrals. A number of cathedrals with the name 'Alexander Nevsky' were built in countries like Ukraine, Israel and Russia. These buildings were built during the rule of either Alexander II or Alexander III of Russia to celebrate them as leaders. The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral situated in Yalta, a beautiful seaside resort, ...

  • Places of Interest

    Swallows Nest

    Swallow's Nest is a tiny medieval castle which may seem small and unobtrusive, but has been featured in many books and short brochures linked to crime and mystery. Due to this, Swallow's Nest near Crimea - a Republic of Southern Ukraine - has become one of the better-known sights in Ukraine. The castle was built in the early twentieth century between 1911 and 1912 on a cliff that juts out ...

  • National Parks and Reserves

    Cape Martyan Reserve

    There are few coastal nature reserves in Ukraine which hold greater value than the Cape Martyan Reserve. Situated near the city of Yalta, this valuable reserve was established in 1973 and encompasses some 240 hectares of land. This vast natural area falls under the authority of the Ukrainian Academy of Agrarian Sciences. It is also situated near the Nikita Botanical Gardens, which is where ...

  • Regions

    Crimea Region

    Crimea in Ukraine has changed rulers and occupiers so many times most would have lost count by now. But the continuous fight for Crimea has led to this peninsula having the richest and most diverse history of any other destination in Ukraine. Here visitors will hear the stories of the Goths, Cimmerians, Mongols, Greeks, Huns and Iranians, who have all left their mark on Crimea. ...