Pishkonya, a mountain range in the Ukrainian Carpathians, is located in the southeastern part of Mizhhiria district of the Zakarpattia region, within the National Park “Synevyr”.
The highest peaks are Nehrovets (1,707 m), Yasnovets (1,600 m), Darvayka (1,501 m). The most convenient ways to climb the range begin in the villages of Synevyr and Kolochava. Pishkonya on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexey Medvedev.
Tags: Zakarpattia oblast
The main and only attraction of the village is a beautiful castle-palace built in the style of English neo-Gothic by the landlord A. Chosnovsky in the middle of the 19th century.
The most famous landmark of the town is the Ostroh Castle standing on a hilltop. The castle was built on the site of the wooden fortifications of the times of Kievan Rus, destroyed by the Mongols in 1241. Ostroh on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
Khotyn, located in the present Chernivtsi region, is one of the most ancient towns of Ukraine. It was founded as a border fortress in the beginning of the 11th century.
Built near an important crossing on the Middle Dniester, the town quickly developed and became an important defense and trade center of this territory. Photos by: neo7777vitaha.
Kozyari is a village with a population of about 200 people located in Podvolochisky district of the Ternopil region. The main attraction of the village is a magnificent wooden church of St. Dmitry built in 1645.
Budaniv is a village with a population of about 1,500 people located in Terebovlya district of the Ternopil region.
The main attraction of the village is a stone castle built in the early 17th century on the site of the burnt wooden castle.
In the early 20th century, Polish landowner Timelman (or Kimelman) built a manor house resembling a small palace in this village. The building was constructed in the Romantic style with Baroque elements. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
Tags: Ternopil oblast
Pyrohiv (also known as Pirogovo) is one of the most famous open-air museums in Ukraine located on the outskirts of Kyiv. It provides a unique opportunity to get acquainted with all ethnographic regions of Ukraine.
Podnіprovya or Naddnіpryanschina is a historical and geographic region located on the left and right sides of the Dnieper River as well as adjacent land along its major tributaries (the Pripyat, Desna). Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
Kasperivtsi is a village with a population of about 1,000 people located in Zalishchyky district of the Ternopil region.
The main attraction of the village is an Orthodox church of St. George built in the middle of the 17th century. It is a rare example of religious-defensive architecture. Kasperivtsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
In 2009, Khmelnytskyi city council decided to create a museum studio of photography and, in September 2010, the museum was opened. This is the first and only such exhibition in Ukraine.
The museum presents a large number of different models of cameras, lenses, other rare photographic equipment, which have been collected by Konstantin Zhdanov, the director of the museum. In total, there are about 1,500 exhibits.