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Komarno is a small district town located in the southwestern part of Lviv region. The distance to Lviv is about 45 km.

The town is known for its old wooden church of St. Michael the Archangel, built in 1754. It is one of the finest examples of Galician folk architecture school. The photos were taken by Maxim Ritus.

St. Michael church, Komarno, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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Jan/15

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Old wooden church in Pirogovo museum

The Museum of Ukrainian Folk Architecture and Life is an architectural and landscape complex of historical and ethnographic regions of Ukraine.

It is located on the southern outskirts of Kiev, near the village of Pirogovo. You can see many beautiful old buildings, for example, this wonderful wooden church. The photo was taken by Alex Shvab

Old wooden church, Pirogovo museum, Ukraine

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Ivano-Frankivsk is a city and administrative center of Ivano-Frankivsk region, significant economic and cultural center of western Ukraine.

The main attractions of Ivano-Frankivsk are located in the central part of the city, near Rynok (Market) Square. Therefore, it will take only about 2-3 hours to see all the main historical and architectural monuments. The following photos of the city were taken by Alex Shvab

Ivano-Frankivsk city, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful historic city

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State Historical and Architectural Reserve Khotyn fortress is a medieval fortress located in a small town of Khotyn in Chernivtsi region. It is one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine.

Khotyn fortress is a magnificent example of medieval defensive architecture in Ukraine, one of the most significant architectural monuments of Bukovina. Photos by Alexandr Shvab

Khotyn fortress, Ukraine, photo 1

history comes alive here

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Chernivtsi is a city located in southwestern Ukraine, 40 km north of the border with Romania, on the right bank of the Prut River. The city is the historic center of Bukovina and, along with Lviv, is considered the cultural center of western Ukraine.

For centuries, Chernivtsi formed as a city with unique varied architecture and rich cultural heritage. The historic center of the old town is almost completely preserved architectural ensemble of the 19th – early 20th centuries. Photos by Alexandr Lipilin

Chernivtsi Ukraine sights, photo 1

Chernivtsi – a wonderful historic city

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Sep/14

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The views of Lviv from the City Hall

At first glance, the tower of Lviv City Hall doesn’t look very promising in terms of city views it can offer.

But after you’ve climbed the tower (the height is 65 meters), you realize that it is worth it. Photos by horoshiyblog

The views of Lviv from the City Hall, Ukraine, photo 1

enjoy the beauty of the historic city

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Koropets, a small town located in Monastirsky district of Ternopil region, is known for the elegant palace of Count Stanislav Badeni built in the early 19th century.

Originally, the building was designed in classic style. In 1906, Count Stanislav Badeni rebuilt an old palace in the style of Viennese Renaissance.

Badeni palace, Koropets, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful palace

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Jul/14

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Abandoned Moorish palace near Odessa

Petrovka village is located about 60 kilometers from Odessa. Middle of an ordinary village, you can suddenly see a beautiful abandoned palace built in the Moorish style.

Recently, the manor ruins were sold at a price of two-bedroom apartment in Odessa (about 80,000 USD). Let’s walk around this beautiful and very unusual place. Photos by Vitaliy Milevich

Abandoned Moorish palace near Odessa, Ukraine, photo 1

very picturesque ruins

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What a beautiful view! Church of St. Olga and Elizabeth stands on Kropivnitsky Square in Lviv. It is a cathedral of Greek Catholic Church built in neo-Gothic style in 1903-1911. Photo by anderver

St Olga and Elizabeth church, Lviv, Ukraine

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Jun/14

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Kamenets Podolskiy – the Stone Town

Historic center of Kamenets Podolskiy, one of the most ancient Ukrainian cities, is very beautiful. From some angles it looks like a fairytale town.

Thanks to unique combination of historical, architectural, town-building heritage, the river Smotrich canyon landscapes, the “Old town Kamenets Podolskiy” is declared a state historical and architectural reserve. Photos by Alexander Kotenko

Kamenets Podolskiy - the Stone Town, Ukraine, photo 1

a fairytale town

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