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The Ukrainian Carpathians located in the west of Ukraine mostly on the territory of Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zakarpattia, and Chernivtsi regions are a part of the mountain range of the Carpathian Mountains.
It would be so great to live among such beautiful scenery! Photo by Ilya Melikhov
Kuyal’nitsky estuary (liman) is an estuary located about 3 km to the north-west of the Black Sea coast (Odessa Bay), 5 km from Odessa. It is separated from the sea by three kilometers of a sand spit.
The lowest point of Ukraine (minus 5 meters above sea level) is located in this area. In the times of the Russian Empire, salt was mined here, and, during the Soviet era, this place was used as an all-Union health resort.
“The Tunnel of Love” is a natural monument of local importance located near the village of Klevan in Rivne region. It is a botanical phenomenon – the green tunnel in woodland created by thickets of trees and shrubs intertwined with each other.
The tunnel is a place of pilgrimage for tourists and couples in love. There are several legends about the tunnel. Some newlyweds plant flowers that symbolize their feelings here. Photos by anderver
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The name of the mountain range comes from the name of rock slides called “gorgan”. This area is a popular tourist destination. Photo by Yuriy Shevchenko
Lazeshchyna is a picturesque village with a population of about four thousand people located in Rakhiv district of Zakarpattia region. In the valley, the river with the same name flows creating amazing mists between rural hills.
This is the perfect place to take pictures – haystacks, lonely houses on the hills, paths in the lush grass, mists and views of the highest peaks of the Carpathians – the mountains Hoverla and Petros. Photos by Alexander Kotenko