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Jul/15

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Flying over Buki landscape park

Let’s fly over a beautiful landscape park located in the village of Buki in Kiev region, about 110 km south-west of Kiev.

The park was founded by the local entrepreneur Ivan Suslov in 1996. Thousands of tourists come here to enjoy the beautiful countryside and views.

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Jun/15

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Lake Synevyr in the Carpathian Mountains

Synevir is the most famous and largest lake in the Ukrainian Carpathians, located in the upper reaches of the Tereblya River, in Mizhgirya district of Zakarpattia region. The area of its water surface is about 4-5 hectares. The lake is rich with trout, but fishing is prohibited.

It is located at an altitude of 989 meters above sea level, the average depth – 10-12 m, the maximum depth – 24 meters. In 1989, the areas surrounding the lake became the National Park Synevyr. Lake Synevyr on Google Maps. Photos by: anderver.

Lake Synevyr, the Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful lake

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Jun/15

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Let’s walk the streets of Mukachevo

Mukachevo is a town located in the center of Zakarpattia region. It is an important industrial and cultural center standing on the Latoritsa River, about 42 km from Uzhgorod.

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

Mukachevo, Ukraine, photo 1

explore the old streets of Mukachevo

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Jun/15

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Get a New Perspective of Ukraine via a Bike Tour

From the shared bike systems, tax breaks for bike commuters, to the national cycle paths spread across the EU, Europeans seems to really love travelling by bike. Not only are people choosing to go to work and run errands using their bicycles, they’re also using this particular mode of transport to put a new spin on a regular holiday.

So instead of touring a new city on foot or by bus, travellers are visiting attractions and discovering hidden gems with cycling holidays, the new money-spinners of the tourism industry. Thus, bike tours are the best way to experience Ukraine in an exciting way while boosting the nation’s tourism.

Biketours, cycling holidays, Ukraine

cycling holidays in Ukraine

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“Kievan Rus Park” is a center of culture and history, located to the south of Kiev, which recreates the science-based architectural image of ancient Kiev and the atmosphere of ancient Russia of the 5th-13th centuries.

It is a great place for historical reenactments.

Historical and Cultural Kievan Rus Park, Ukraine, photo 1

living history

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Radomyshl is a small town with a population of about 15 thousand people located to the north-east of Zhitomir, in Zhitomir region. Today, this place is known primarily due to the historical and cultural complex “Radomysl Castle” opened in 2011.

The main attraction of the castle is a unique museum of home icons, the only one in Ukraine. Also, there is a beautiful landscape park around the castle. Entrance costs 50 UAH (about 2 USD). Photos by: Alexander Shvab.

Historical complex Radomysl Castle, Ukraine, photo 1

go on a tour of the castle

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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.

Lviv fire station, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful building

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Buky is a small village with a population of about 500 people located in Kyiv region, to the west of Bila Tserkva, about 120 km from Kyiv.

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

Buky village, Kyiv region, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing place

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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.

Church in Vorokhta, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine, photo 1

explore the architectural monument

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Jun/15

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Let’s fly over Kharkiv city

Kharkiv is the largest city in the north-east of Ukraine, the second most populous city in the country. It was the third largest industrial, scientific and transport center in the Soviet Union after Moscow and Leningrad.

In the second half of the 20th century, it became the main transport hub of South-Eastern Europe. Video by: Anton Ovcharenko.

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