Archive for August 2016
Truskavets is a town and spa resort located in the Lviv region, in the foothills of the Ukrainian Carpathians, 93 km southwest of Lviv. It is one of the oldest spa resorts in the world (since 1827) that became famous for its mineral springs and rehabilitation centers.
Today, there is a number of sanatoriums, clinics, baths, and small private guest houses in the town. Photos by: neo7777vitaha.
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Pylypets is a village with a population of 1.4 thousand people located in Mizhgirya district of the Zakarpattia region, about 120 km east of Uzhhorod. First of all this place is known as a ski resort.
However, the village has some other attractions. Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, built of spruce boards presumably in 1759-1762, is one of them.
Berdychiv is a historic city located in the Zhytomyr region, 43 km south of Zhytomyr. The main attraction of the city is the Monastery of the Discalced Carmelites – a majestic architectural complex with defensive walls, towers and a Catholic church in the Baroque style.
Originally it was a castle of the Tyszkiewicz family who owned this land since the 14th century. In 1630, the governor J. Tyszkiewicz gave the castle to the Catholic Order of Discalced Carmelites after his miraculous rescue from the Tatar captivity. Construction of the monastery lasted from 1634 to 1642. Photos by: camrador.
Turylche, a village with a population of about 800 people located in Borshchiv district of the Ternopil region, is known for its beautiful and majestic Roman Catholic cathedral, built in 1871 and abandoned during the Second World War.
Today, the Roman Catholic Church of St. John Nepomuk, also known as Peter and Paul Church, is not in the best condition, but the local Greek-Catholic community intends to restore it. Turylche on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
Church of St. Nicholas, built in the 17th century, is the main attraction of the village of Chornoholova located in Velykobereznyansky district of the Zakarpattia region.
Chornohora is the highest mountain system in Ukraine. Only here you can find mountain peaks about 2 km high. This mountain range is known for its preserved mountain ecosystems and virgin forests. The area is part of the Carpathian reserve and Carpathian national park. Photos by: levk_777.
St. Vladimir Patriarchal Cathedral (1862-1882) is an Orthodox cathedral located in Kyiv (Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, 20). It is a monument of neo-Byzantine architecture topped with seven domes.
The leading artists of the Russian Empire worked on the decoration of the cathedral. Today, it is the main temple of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
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Take a look at this interesting high definition video – the flight of the drone over the central part of Kharkiv at an altitude of 170 meters.
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