CAT | Architecture
Roman-Catholic Сhurch of St. Clara is a truly fabulous building which resembles a medieval castle. This miracle of architecture stands on the shore of a small pond in the village of Gorodovka (Andrushevsky district of Zhitomir region).
Architecture of Romanesque and Gothic styles are closely intertwined in this building. This architecture is not typical to the central Ukraine, that’s why the church is one of the main attractions of the region.
Church of St. Michael the Archangel (1872) is a rare five-domed wooden church in the village of Lahodiv in Peremyshlyany district, Lviv region. The bell tower was built in 1854.
The church stands near the street leading to the water source, which is located a hundred meters from it. Single and dual narrow arched windows of the church look like loopholes. Services are held every week. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
It is the northernmost regional center of Ukraine, the historical center of left-bank Ukraine, and one of the oldest cities in the country first mentioned in 907. Chernihiv is recognized as one of the most eco-friendly cities in Ukraine.
Transfiguration Cathedral founded in 1033-1034
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Due to its very convenient geographical location (40-50 km from the border with Hungary and Slovakia, and 90-100 km from Romania and Poland), Mukachevo is a major transportation hub. This relatively small town is worth a visit to see its historic center and castle. Photos by: camrador.
The Town Hall (1904) – the most recognizable building in Mukachevo
Construction of this building, located on Podvalnaya Street, 6 in Lviv, began in 1899 and lasted until 1901, when the fire station began its work.
It was designed by the outstanding Lviv architect of the late 19th – early 20th century Juliusz Hohberger (1840-1905) in collaboration with Ignatius Brunico.
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One of the most beautiful landscape parks in Ukraine can be found here. The jewel of the place is a beautiful temple complex – Church of St. Eugene. Photos by: skyandmethod.com
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Vorokhta is an urban village located in Ivano-Frankivsk region, at an altitude of 850 meters above sea level, on the Prut River. This place is a training center of Ukrainian athletes in ski jumping, biathlon, cross-country skiing.
Also, this village has one of the oldest monuments of Hutsul wooden architecture (the early or mid-17th century) – Church of the Nativity of the Virgin. This wooden church built without a single nail stands on a hill in the northern part of the village. Photos by: anderver.
St. Michael’s Vudubickiy Monastery was founded in the second half of the 11th century by Vsevolod, the son of Prince Yaroslav the Wise. The architectural ensemble of the present monastery was built in the 17th-18th centuries.
The monastery is located in the Botanical Garden named after Grishko in Kyiv. It belongs to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate.
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The first constructions were built in the 11th-12th centuries, the main fortifications – in the 16th-17th centuries. This fortress is one of the best medieval fortifications in Eastern Europe. Photos by: Igor Golovach.
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St. Panteleimon Monastery in Feofania is a nunnery of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, located in “Feofania” natural park, on the southern outskirts of Kyiv (Academician Lebedev Street, 19).
Feofania is a monument of landscape art of national importance. The park harmoniously combines miraculous masterpieces of untouched nature, landscape design and spiritual greatness of St. Panteleimon Cathedral.
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