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Shevchenkove is a very small village with a population of about 150 people located in the Halych district of the Ivano-Frankivsk region, 28 km north of Ivano-Frankivsk.

Here you can find remains of old defensive ramparts and a unique architectural monument of national importance – Church of St. Panteleymon (1194), the oldest church in Western Ukraine.

St. Panteleymon Church in Shevchenkove, Ukraine, photo 1

elegant old church

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When it comes to Old Halych, the capital of Galicia, and later the Principality of Galicia-Volhynia, we mean not the present town of Halych, but the village of Krylos located southwest of it, in the Halych district of the Ivano-Frankivsk region.

Most of the monuments of archeology, architecture and history of the old capital are found here, which together with the historical center of Halych and several other nearby historical places form the national reserve “Old Halych”. Krylos on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Old Halych of Galicia in Krylos, Ukraine, photo 1

fly over the very center of Galicia

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Jun/18

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Best Tourist Destinations of Ukraine

Ukraine is a country situated at the European crossroads that strikes with breathtaking landscapes, ancient historical sights, and unbelievably honest and generous residents. There are so much you would like to see either on your own or during a romantic trip with your girlfriend.

Thousands of tourists explore Ukraine annually from the Carpathians straight to the Black Sea. Still, it is always a challenge which city to start from and which can be a perfect icing on the cake “Exploring Ukraine”. Well, today we will back you up. Here you have top Ukrainian cities the foreigners enjoy returning to.

most popular cities in Ukraine

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Staryi Chortoryisk, first mentioned in 1100, is a large village with a population of about 1,800 people located in the Volyn region, 100 km northeast of Lutsk.

Here you can find a beautiful monument of architecture – the Dominican Church (1741-1753), one of the most valuable Baroque masterpieces in Volhynia. The project of the church was made by the architect Pawel Gizycki. Staryi Chortoryisk on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Dominican Church in Staryi Chortoryisk, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque Baroque church

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The Holy Mountains Lavra (Sviatohirsk Lavra), a monastery of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), was first mentioned in written sources in 1526.

It is located in a picturesque place on the right high cretaceous bank of the Seversky Donets River (the so-called Holy Mountains) in Sviatohirsk, a small town in the north of the Donetsk region.

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May/18

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Top Famous Cities of Ukraine

Every city in Ukraine has its own cultural and natural tourist spots. Ancient estates and huge parks, healing lakes and forests, it’s all about Ukraine. It doesn’t matter what city you choose to attend, it will also be shrouded in myths and legends and will be worth to be seen.

Ukraine is a gorgeous country, which is very lucky with its geographical location. You just need to decide what you are most interested in, besides the amazing girls. Maybe you want to walk along the seaside or go up into the mountains, maybe you want to study the industrial architecture or just to drink a cup of well-known coffee in an ancient city.

It’s up to you to decide what you want most. If you have enough time, it’s quite easy to travel across the country in the company of a beautiful girl, choosing the next destination between the picturesque places of the country. Every city is unique and interesting in its own way thanks to its nature and peculiarities of the historical background.

Top 5 Ukrainian Cities

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May/18

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Picturesque Old Houses of Mariupol

Mariupol is a large city located in the Donetsk region in the east of Ukraine, on the shore of the Azov Sea, a major seaport, as well as a climatic and mud resort. In 2016, Mariupol was recognized by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine as one of the most comfortable cities for living in the country.

Mariupol has a large number of interesting old buildings constructed in the 19th – first half of the 20th centuries. Unfortunately not all of them are in a well-preserved condition. Let’s look at some of them. Photos by: Evgeny Sosnovsky.

The house of Dr. Gamper (1897) – one of the most interesting architectural sights of the city. Zems’ka Street, 45.

beautiful architecture of Mariupol

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May/18

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Vyshyvanka Day in Mariupol

The World Vyshyvanka Day is an international holiday celebrated to preserve the original folk traditions of making and wearing vyshyvanka – an embroidered shirt in Ukrainian national costume.

The holiday is held annually on the third Thursday of May. On this day everyone can join the holiday by wearing vyshyvanka for work, a university, a school, or even a kindergarten. May 17, 2018, in Mariupol, the main events of the World Vyshyvanka Day were held in the City Garden. Photos by: Evgeny Sosnovsky.

very colorful event

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Klits’ko is a small village with a population of about 250 people located in the Horodok district of the Lviv region, 43 km south-west of Lviv.

The main attraction of the village is the wooden church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – an architectural monument of national importance built in 1603. Klits’ko on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

beautiful old church

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May/18

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Walking around Odessa in May

Odessa or Odesa is a city with a population of about 1 million people located on the Black Sea coast in the south of Ukraine, the administrative center of the Odessa region and the main naval base of the Ukrainian Navy.

This city, the largest commercial sea port of Ukraine, also offers various opportunities for sanatorium treatment and beach rest. The historical center of Odessa is included in the preliminary list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Photos by: Igor Golovach.

sunny day in Odessa

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