CAT | Architecture
The village of Isaevo, located in the Nikolaevsky district of the Odessa region, has several interesting architectural monuments. One of them is a quite well-preserved mansion, once belonged to the landlords Kuris from Odessa.
The mansion stands on the banks of the Tiligul River. Near this place the river is dammed and forms a picturesque pond – a popular vacation spot among local residents.
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Stalinist architecture (also known as Stalinist Empire style or Socialist Classicism) is architecture of the USSR from the mid 1930s to mid-1950s.
This style implies a number of architectural styles, united by common features that distinguish Stalinist architecture from other Soviet and foreign architectural styles.
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Oleksandrivka is a village with a population of about 2,200 people located in Khust district of the Zakarpattia region.
Losyach is a small village with a population of about 1,200 people located in Borshchiv district of the Ternopil region. The Roman-Catholic church of St. Anthony of Padua, built in the early 20th century, is the main attractions of the village.
This neo-Gothic church amazes with its harmony. Its slim spire rising high in the sky, the rough texture of the walls, and small buttresses on the sides give the church a medieval appearance. Losyach village on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.
Kozelets is an urban village with a population of about 8,300 people located in the southwest of the Chernihiv region.
The main attraction of Kozelets is a five-domed Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin (1752-1763, architect A.V. Kvasov) with a bell tower (1776-1770) – a unique monument, which combines elements of Ukrainian and Rastrelli baroque. Kozelets on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.
Founded in 884, and first mentioned in 1321, the city has quite a number of interesting architectural monuments. Let’s look at some of them. Photos by: camrador.
The House of Celebrations (1903) – one of the most beautiful buildings in Zhytomyr (Velyka Berdychivska Street, 61).
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Uvarova Palace (1899-1900), located in the center of Turchynivka village in the Zhytomyr region, is a fine example of the Renaissance-Art Nouveau style. The brick building of the palace is surrounded by a park.
It was part of the dowry of Fyodor Tereshchenko’s daughter Natalia, who married Sergei Uvarov, the leader of the nobles of the Berdichev district. Fyodor Tereshchenko was a prominent industrialist and philanthropist. Uvarova Palace on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.
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Huklyvyi village, founded by immigrants from Galicia in 1588, is located in the southeastern part of Volovets district of the Zakarpattia region.
The main sight of the village is an old wooden church – Church of the Holy Spirit, built in the 18th century. The church is a masterpiece of wooden architecture of Verhovina (the mountainous area within the Ukrainian Carpathians).
The university was founded in 1875, on the basis of a theological seminary. In 1940, after the accession of Northern Bukovina to the USSR, the university was transformed into the Soviet state university with teaching in the Ukrainian language. Photos and video by: skyandmethod.com
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Uzhhorod Castle is the historic heart of the city of Uzhgorod, the capital of the Zakarpattia region. The castle, originally built by the Drugeth family in the Middle Ages and rebuilt several times, is a mixture of architectural styles and materials of the 13th-18th centuries.
Since 1947, the castle is used as a museum of local lore. This monument is one of the most visited tourist sites of Uzhgorod and Ukraine. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.