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Mar/16

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One sunny summer morning in Chernihiv

Chernihiv is a city located in northern Ukraine, the administrative center of the Chernihiv region. The most northern regional center of Ukraine, it is the historical center of left-bank Ukraine.

The city has a lot of beautiful architectural monuments and ancient churches. Take a walk and see for yourself. Photos by: camrador.

Institute of Agricultural Microbiology (former Glebov estate).

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Mar/16

13

The roofs of Lviv

During your visit to Lviv, you should definitely go to the observation deck, located on top of the Lviv City Hall, to see the city from above.

The building is located in the heart of the old town, on the Market Square. Today, it houses the Lviv city council and the Lviv city administration, and above them you can find a 65-meter clock tower with a viewing platform. Photos by: mir-mak.

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Lviv from above

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Chernivtsi is a city located on the banks of the Prut River in the south-west of Ukraine, 40 km from the Romanian and 64 km from the Moldovan border. The city is the historic center of Bukovina and along with Lviv is considered the cultural center of western Ukraine.

The lives of a lot of Ukrainian, Austrian, Romanian, Armenian, and Jewish cultural figures are connected with Chernivtsi. The main attraction of the city is its unique diverse architecture and rich cultural heritage. Photos by: Alla Sklyarova.

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Jan/16

24

Let’s walk through the streets of Sumy

Sumy is a city located in the north-east of Ukraine, the capital of the Sumy region. It is a wonderful place with a great number of pedestrian areas and landmarks.

The whole old streets of Sumy (Sobornaya, Voskresenskaya, Petropavlovskaya, Troitskaya) are architectural monuments. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting sights. Photos by: Alexander Lipilin.

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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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Stalinist architecture in Zhitomir

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Zhytomyr, a city with a population of about 270 thousand people, is located in the north-west of Ukraine. It is the capital of the Zhytomyr region.

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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architecture of Zhytomyr

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Trams are used as urban public transport in Kyiv since 1892. It was the first electric tram network in the Russian Empire.

Today, a significant part of the rolling stock of the Kyiv Tram consists of rather old Tatra trams which look amazingly picturesque amidst a riot of autumn colors. Photos by: Okhrimets Event Photography.

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a lone tram in the autumn forest

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Stryi is a small provincial town with a population of about 60 thousand people located in the Lviv region. The exact date of the town foundation is not known. It was first mentioned in 1385.

Today, Stryi is a major railway hub of western Ukraine, and, at the same time, it is a cozy and quiet town. Let’s go through the center of Stryi – the most picturesque part of the town. Photos by: Igor Golovach.

Stryi town, Lviv region, Ukraine, photo 1

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Oct/15

8

Lviv – the view from above

Let’s take a look at the central part of Lviv, known as the “capital” of Western Ukraine, from a bird’s eye view.

The historic center of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lviv has the largest number of monuments of architecture in Ukraine. It is one of the most attractive cities for tourists in the country. Photos by: Oleg Stelmakh.

Rynok Square.

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fly over the city

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This is a great video to enjoy the beauty of ancient Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine.

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