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St. Nicholas Cathedral ? The House of Organ Music in Kiev

174 weeks ago
St. Nicholas Cathedral in Kiev is a Roman Catholic Church used, since 1980, as the House of Organ and Chamber Music (Bolshaya Vasylkivska Street, 77). The construction of the church began in 1899. In 1909, the cathedral, built in stylized Gothic forms, was consecrated. It was closed and looted around 1933. Later, the building housed [...]

Uzhhorod city ? a unique mix of architectural styles

174 weeks ago
Uzhhorod is a city located in western Ukraine, the administrative center of Zakarpattia region. It is the Ukrainian ?window to Europe?. The city is considered one of the most important Ukrainian and European historical centers. Throughout its more than a thousand year history, Uzhhorod repeatedly passed from hand to hand, changing its rulers and ?owners?. [...]

Let?s fly over beautiful Lviv city

174 weeks ago
Lviv is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ukraine. The historic center of the city is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Lviv has the largest number of architectural monuments in the country. Let?s take a look at Lviv sights from above. Source: ukraine travel blog  

Dragobrat ? the highest ski resort in Ukraine

175 weeks ago
The highest ski resort in Ukraine is Dragobrat, at an altitude of 1300-1700m. It has guaranteed snow conditions almost till May, as the climate here is quite special. Dragobrat gives you the numerous options to ski either on pistes or adventurous off-piste and forest terrain. It is an ideal place to feel the untouched nature [...]

Let?s walk along the streets of ancient Chernihiv

175 weeks ago
Chernihiv is a city located in northern Ukraine, the administrative center of Chernihiv region (the northernmost regional center of the country). It is one of the oldest cities in Europe (first mentioned in chronicles in 907). Chernihiv is the historic center of the Left-Bank Ukraine. It was one of the largest towns in the ancient [...]

The Ukrainian Carpathians ? a heaven on earth

175 weeks ago
What an amazingly beautiful landscape! As you have probably noticed, Ukraine is rich in stunning natural views and the area of the Ukrainian Carpathians is probably one of the most picturesque places. The photo was taken by Anton Petrus. Source: ukraine travel blog  

How would Ukrainian products do in the EU?

175 weeks ago
There was an old saying back in the USSR days. Build the best for your family but do just an “OK” job for others. That was the mentality of the people in the USSR including Ukrainian’s since Ukraine was part of the once big red bloc. Today, the same lingers on. The mentality in people [...]

May morning on the banks of the Southern Bug River

176 weeks ago
Spring has come to Ukraine and very soon it will be possible to admire such beautiful scenery like this one. May morning on the stone banks of the Southern Bug River in Nikolaev region. The photo was taken by Sergey Stepanenko. Source: ukraine travel blog  

Russian invasion

176 weeks ago
As Russia prepares to take the next city from Ukraine they will of course deny any involvement in the invasion. There are Russian tanks,troops and heavy equipment in Ukraine but for some unknown reason they are not from Russia. As the world continues to turn a blind eye at the Russian actions in Ukraine more [...]

The Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth in Lviv

176 weeks ago
This beautiful church built in the neo-Gothic style is located in Lviv, on Kropivnitsky Square. According to legend, originally, it was named in honor of the Empress Elizabeth Habsburg, the wife of the Emperor of Austria-Hungary Franz Joseph I. Since 1991, the church is owned by the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and is called the [...]

Mysterious views of Odessa in winter time

177 weeks ago
Less than one week remains before the end of the calendar winter. Let?s look at winter views of one of the most famous Ukrainian cities ? Odessa. In winter time, the city is often shrouded in thick fog creating mystical scenery. Snow falls rarely, this winter it happened only once, just before the New Year. [...]

Last summer in Kyiv ? the aerial view

177 weeks ago
This excellent video was shot in Kyiv last summer. You can get a bird?s eye view of the main local sights. Source: ukraine travel blog  

St. Nicholas Church in Sasiv

178 weeks ago
The wooden church of St. Nicholas in Sasiv village (Zolochevsky district of Lviv region) was built in 1731. Although, according to some sources, it was founded in the 15th century. The church interior is decorated with a beautiful seven-tier iconostasis of the 17th century. The domes of the church, placed close to each other, are [...]

Mysterious foggy forest on the island of Khortytsia

178 weeks ago
Khortytsia is the largest island on the Dnieper River, located in Zaporozhye city. It is a unique natural and historical complex. The island stretches from northwest to southeast, the length is 12.5 km, the width ? 2.5 km on the average. In 2007, Khortytsia was named one of the ?Seven Wonders of Ukraine?. Khortytsia is [...]

Booking Hotel in Ukraine. Find the best deal, compare prices.

178 weeks ago
To book hotel in Ukraine with the best rate possible, one should know about the features of the Ukrainian tourist market. Find out what other travelers have to say.

Medieval castle in Kamenets-Podolskiy

179 weeks ago
One of the main attractions of Kamenets-Podolskiy city, located in Khmelnitsky region, is its ancient castle. Some fortifications on this place probably existed even in the times of Kievan Rus?. But the stone castle was built by Lithuanian princes Koriatovichi. The photos were taken by Alexandr Shvab. From 1362 to 1434, the fortress along with [...]

The church of St. Michael the Archangel in Komarno

179 weeks ago
Komarno is a small district town located in the southwestern part of Lviv region. The distance to Lviv is about 45 km. The town is known for its old wooden church of St. Michael the Archangel, built in 1754. It is one of the finest examples of Galician folk architecture school. The photos were taken [...]

Moonrise over Mount Ai-Petri in Crimea

179 weeks ago
Ai-Petri is a mountain of 1,234 meters height located in the Yalta region of Crimea. The name “Ai-Petri” is of Greek origin and means “Saint Peter”. It is the place with the maximum number of foggy days in Crimea (215 days in 1970). The photo was taken by Denis Belitsky. Source: ukraine travel blog  

Dairy morning and caramel sunset in the Carpathians

179 weeks ago
The Ukrainian Carpathians never cease to amaze us with a variety of landscapes. Just look at this beauty – a frosty morning in dairy colors and a beautiful sunset in the colors of caramel. These photos were taken by Aleksandr Naumenko in the area of Mount Dzembronya located within the Carpathian National Nature Park, on [...]

The Assumption Cathedral in Bila Krynytsya village

179 weeks ago
Bila Krynytsya is a small village (170 people) located in Chernivtsi region, 12 km south of Chernivtsi city, near the border with Romania. This village was the center of the Old Believers in Bukovina. The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Old Believers, built in 1900-1908 by the means of Moscow merchant Gleb Ovsyannikov in [...]

Ice age in Crimea ? ice-bound Chersonese

179 weeks ago
Tauric Chersonese or simply Chersonese is a city founded by the ancient Greeks located in the south-west coast of Crimea. For two thousand years, it was a major political, economic and cultural center of the northern Black Sea area. Today, you can see the remains of Chersonese in the Gagarin district of Sevastopol, it is [...]

Mystical winter landscapes of the Ukrainian Carpathians

182 weeks ago
A few posts ago, we have seen the Ukrainian Carpathians in summer and now let’s go back in cold and snowy winter. In general, winters in the Ukrainian Carpathians are not severe, the sun shines often and the weather is clear. Average winter temperatures in the mountains are 10-15 degrees Celsius below zero, sometimes it [...]

Zalishchyky ? a very picturesque resort town

182 weeks ago
Zalishchyky is a small resort town with a population of less than 10 thousand people located in a picturesque valley on the left bank of the Dniester River. It looks like that the Dniester River dances around this unique town situated in the south of Ternopil region. It may even seem that just a little [...]

Old wooden church in Pirogovo museum

183 weeks ago
The Museum of Ukrainian Folk Architecture and Life is an architectural and landscape complex of historical and ethnographic regions of Ukraine. It is located on the southern outskirts of Kiev, near the village of Pirogovo. You can see many beautiful old buildings, for example, this wonderful wooden church. The photo was taken by Alex Shvab [...]

Summer evenings in the Ukrainian Carpathians

184 weeks ago
Let’s for a moment run away from the cold and often overcast winter weather that prevails in Ukraine these days, and return to a warm and bright summer. These beautiful photos were taken in the Ukrainian Carpathians by Anton Petrus. Summer evenings in the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 6

The reflections in the puddles of Odessa

184 weeks ago
Snow rarely falls in Odessa in winter time. Classic winter weather in the city is overcast and rain. But even in this time of the year, you can find something positive. For example, let’s look at some sights of Odessa from an unusual angle, keeping our heads down, and Odessa puddles can help us in [...]

Happy New Year 2015 !

185 weeks ago
We wish you a new year filled with wonder, peace, and meaning. Happy New Year 2015! Source: ukraine travel blog

Top 7 posts about Ukraine in 2014

185 weeks ago
Summing up the year, let’s take a look at the posts in our blog about Ukraine that have been popular among our visitors. 1. In 2014, scenic views of the semi-abandoned tank repair plant in Kharkov enjoyed the greatest success 2. The most convenient way to travel in Ukraine is to go by numerous trains [...]

The New Year Tree on Freedom Square in Kharkov

185 weeks ago
If you come to Svoboda (Freedom) Square in Kharkov these days, you will find yourself in a beautiful New Year fairy tale. The photos are from horoshiyblog Online broadcast from Freedom Square in Kharkov Source: ukraine travel blog

Let?s look at Kharkov city from above

186 weeks ago
Kharkov is the largest city in eastern Ukraine, the second most populous city in the country (population about 1.5 million). In 2012, it was one of four cities in Ukraine that hosted UEFA European Football Championship Euro 2012. During Soviet times, the city was the largest production center of tanks, tractors, turbines and the third [...]

Ivano-Frankivsk ? the Gem of the Carpathians

186 weeks ago
Ivano-Frankivsk is a city and administrative center of Ivano-Frankivsk region, significant economic and cultural center of western Ukraine. The main attractions of Ivano-Frankivsk are located in the central part of the city, near Rynok (Market) Square. Therefore, it will take only about 2-3 hours to see all the main historical and architectural monuments. The following [...]

The Railway Museum in Kyiv

187 weeks ago
The railway museum was opened at the Kyiv railway station in 2011. It presents an exhibition of historic locomotives and wagons. The museum highlights different stages in the development of rail transport in Ukraine: pre-revolutionary, Soviet, and modern. The exhibition features locomotives, passenger and freight cars, and some other railway exhibits. Photos by maxiwell83 It [...]

Top 5 dishes to try in Ukraine

187 weeks ago
There are plenty of reasons to visit Ukraine, from untouched nature in Carpathian mountains to romantic atmosphere in Lviv? and that?s before we mention the food. Don?t leave Ukraine without tasting this… Krov’yanka – blood sausage The blood sausage exists with different names in various cultures from around the World. In Ukraine it’s called krov’yanka [...]

The beauty of golden autumn in Kharkov region

187 weeks ago
And here’s another beautiful autumn landscape of Ukraine. This pictures was taken near Gineevka village in Kharkov region by Sergey Stepanenko Source: ukraine travel blog

Wonderful autumn landscape ? the Pivdennyi Buh river

188 weeks ago
What a beautiful autumn landscape! The picture was taken on the Pivdennyi Buh (the Southern Bug) river in Nikolaev region. Photo by Yuriy Shevchenko Source: ukraine travel blog

The Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine

188 weeks ago
The Museum of Folk Architecture and Life “Open Air Museum in Pyrohiv” is an architectural and landscape complex of historical and ethnographic regions of Ukraine. You can find it on the southern outskirts of Kyiv in Goloseyevsky area, near the village of Pyrohiv (Pirogov). 275 architectural exhibits of Ukrainian folk architecture of the 16th-20th centuries [...]

Let?s fly over Zakarpattia castles and Uzhgorod

189 weeks ago
Castles of Zakarpattia region have a special place in the list of attractions of Ukraine. They were built at different times by different rulers and peoples. Scattered in time, the castles are united by a common geography and purpose. Today, there are more than a dozen castles in the region. Let’s fly over the two [...]

Lviv ? romantic capital. Tourist infographic

189 weeks ago
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Early in the morning on the Udy river

189 weeks ago
What a beautiful landscape! Early morning on the small river of Udy near Vodyane village located to the south of Kharkov city. Photo by Sergey Stepanenko Source: ukraine travel blog

Night Rivne (timelapse video)

189 weeks ago
If you like this video, you may also like another time lapse about Rivne. Source: travel2ukraine

Let?s fly over abandoned Pripyat city

190 weeks ago
Pripyat is a ghost town located in northern Ukraine, in Kiev region. It is standing on the banks of the Pripyat River, 5 km from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, near the border with Belarus, at a distance of 94 km from Kiev. April 27, 1986, the population of Pripyat was evacuated due to the [...]

The fall on the island of Khortytsia

190 weeks ago
Khortytsia is the largest island on the Dnieper River located within the limits of Zaporozhye city below the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station. It is a unique natural and historical complex. The island stretches from northwest to southeast, length – 12.5 km, width – 2.5 km on average. In 2007, Khortytsia was called one of the “Seven [...]

Beauty contest in Zakarpattia ? Miss Student 2013

190 weeks ago
The beauty of Ukrainian girls is known worldwide. Here is just one example – the participants of the final stage of the beauty contest among students of universities of only one region of the country (Zakarpattia region). Source: ukraine travel blog

State Historical and Architectural Reserve Khotyn fortress

191 weeks ago
State Historical and Architectural Reserve Khotyn fortress is a medieval fortress located in a small town of Khotyn in Chernivtsi region. It is one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine. Khotyn fortress is a magnificent example of medieval defensive architecture in Ukraine, one of the most significant architectural monuments of Bukovina. Photos by Alexandr Shvab [...]

Chernivtsi ? an architectural jewel of western Ukraine

192 weeks ago
Chernivtsi is a city located in southwestern Ukraine, 40 km north of the border with Romania, on the right bank of the Prut River. The city is the historic center of Bukovina and, along with Lviv, is considered the cultural center of western Ukraine. For centuries, Chernivtsi formed as a city with unique varied architecture [...]

The Sea Tale ? Oceanarium in Kyiv

192 weeks ago
Welcome to the new, modern, amazing – oceanarium in Kyiv! The main highlight of the extensive exposure of marine aquariums an underwater tunnel, within which everyone can observe the life of the inhabitants of the deep sea and feel the emotion, previously available exclusively for divers. The diversity of species is not limited to only [...]

Beautiful sunrise in the Ukrainian Carpathians

192 weeks ago
The Ukrainian Carpathians continue to delight us with amazing views. What a wonderful sunrise landscape with a horse! Photo by Alexander Naumenko Source: ukraine travel blog

Let?s fly over Kharkiv region

192 weeks ago
Kharkiv oblast, the fourth largest region of Ukraine, is located in the northeast of the country. Steppe occupies most of the territory of the region. Today, steppe in its original form survived almost nowhere in the region. It is plowed up under endless fields of wheat, corn, sunflower, sugar beet and other crops. Kharkiv region [...]

Ukrainian Rock Band Okean Elzy

193 weeks ago
Formed in the city of Lviv in 1994, the band Okean Elzy has gathered a following of fans throughout Ukraine and beyond its borders with music and lyrics that resonate with the band’s audience. The five members of Okean Elzy are Slava Vakarchuk (vocals, songwriter), Denis Glinin (drums), Denis Dudko (bass guitar), Milos Jelic (keyboards, [...]