Tourism in Ukraine
Ukraine is the country with well-developed tourism, annually visited by more than 20 million tourists (21,4 million in 2011) mainly from Eastern and Western Europe, USA and Japan. Mass tourism to Ukraine dates back to the middle of the 19th century.
The sphere of tourist interests in Ukraine includes both active rest and sports tourism (e.x. rock craft and ski mountaineering), and informative travelling, where the subject to learning is old-line archaeology and religion of this country.
Touristic travelling round Ukraine can also profit to health. Different health resorts situated almost in every region of Ukraine have been known at all times. Also Ukrainian cuisine is extremely diverse and delicious.
Traveling to Ukrainian cities
Kiev - the historical capital of the Kiev Rus and contemporary Ukraine standing on the Dnieper River. Kiev is often called as “the mother of all Russian towns”. There are various ancient cathedrals and monasteries, wide boulevards, beautiful views and diversity of cultural institutions in the city.
Lviv - medieval “old town” and unique architecture with Polish and German elements.
Odessa - the Black Sea Port, a lot of beaches and unique mixture of different cultures.
Yalta - health resort at Crimean Peninsula Southern coast.
Sevastopol - the Black Sea Port, Russian and Ukrainian navy harbor.
Chernigov - an ancient city with numerous ancient Russ architectural monuments.
Dnepropetrovsk - an old-line city with numerous monuments, interesting museums and Europe longest quay - 23 km.
Kharkov - comparatively young city, the first capital of the Soviet Ukraine with unique architecture, numerous monuments, cinemas, theaters, museums.