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Pripyat is a ghost town located in northern Ukraine, in Kiev region. It is standing on the banks of the Pripyat River, 5 km from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, near the border with Belarus, at a distance of 94 km from Kiev.
April 27, 1986, the population of Pripyat was evacuated due to the Chernobyl accident. Video by Danny Cooke
Khortytsia is the largest island on the Dnieper River located within the limits of Zaporozhye city below the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station. It is a unique natural and historical complex. The island stretches from northwest to southeast, length – 12.5 km, width – 2.5 km on average.
In 2007, Khortytsia was called one of the “Seven Wonders of Ukraine”. It is a popular tourist destination. In 2010, the island was visited by more than 250 thousand people. Khortytsia on Google Maps. Photos by Denis Belitsky
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
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
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For over 100 years the residents and visitors of Kyiv actively use the cable railway connecting Podil (a historic neighborhood of Ukrainian capital) with the Upper Town (the oldest part of the city).
Funicular in Kyiv was opened in 1905 and it was the second funicular in the Russian Empire after the one constructed in Odessa. Photos by Oleg Totskiy
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In continuation of our flights over Ukrainian cities. This time, let’s go to Ternopil – the fourth largest city in Western Ukraine known for its architectural and cultural monuments.
The city lake is the main place of interest and decoration of the city. It is worth noting that lakes are located in the center of only two European cities. Also, Ternopil is very comfortable for foreign travelers.
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Kyiv, the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located on the Dnieper River, is beautiful at any time of the day.
But the most picturesque views of the seventh most populous city in Europe can definitely be seen at night time, when the city is bathed in electric light. You can see it for yourself. Just look at these wonderful photos taken by Dmitry Korol
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Lviv is definitely one of the most picturesque cities in Ukraine. The historic center of the city has the status of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also, Lviv has the largest number of monuments in Ukraine.
Bugskiy Gard National Park is located in the picturesque valley of the Southern Bug River in Nikolaev region.
The park was created not so long ago, in 2009, to preserve unique wildlife, historical and cultural complexes of the Ukrainian south and quickly gained the status of one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine.
This lovely series of “foggy” pictures was taken in the Ukrainian Carpathians, near Dzembronya mountain (1887 meters) – one of the peaks of Charnogora mountain range.