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Apr/14

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Forged Figures Park in Donetsk

Forged Figures Park is a park in Donetsk with forged sculptures. The park was opened in August 2001. The international festival of blacksmith art held annually in Donetsk has the same name.

Traditionally, all forged figures made during the festival remain in the park as a gift to the city. The park has about 220 compositions of metal art. It is located in the Voroshilov district of Donetsk, in the park near the city executive committee. Photos by neo7777vitaha

Forged Figures Park in Donetsk, Ukraine, photo 1

let’s take a walk in the park

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Apr/14

9

Chersonese lighthouse in Sevastopol

Chersonese lighthouse is located at the entrance to Sevastopol bay, in its southwestern part, at Cape Chersonese. The lighthouse was built in 1816 and throughout its long life played an important role in the history of the Black Sea Fleet.

During the Second World War, the lighthouse tower was destroyed, but it was rebuilt in 1950-1951. Up to this day, it provides safe navigation on the sea way to Sevastopol. Photos by Sergey Anashkevitch

Chersonese lighthouse in Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine, photo 1

scenic views

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These great nature photos were taken by Sergey Stepanenko near small village of Mokhnach located almost in the center of Kharkov region.

Frosty winter

Mokhnach, Kharkov region, Ukraine, photo 1

beauty of Ukrainian nature

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Lviv is the capital city of Lviv region, cultural, educational and scientific center. It is a major industrial center and transportation hub of Western Ukraine, the seventh most populous city in the country.

The historic center of Lviv is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This city with the largest number of architectural monuments in Ukraine attracts a lot of tourists. Photos by horoshiyblog

Architecture of the historic center of Lviv, Ukraine, photo 1

stroll through the streets of Lviv

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Ukrainian part of Hutsul Alps also known as Marmarosy is located in Rakhovsky district of Zakarpattia region.

Hutsul Alps are the most beautiful mountains in the Ukrainian Carpathians due to high altitude (over 1,900 meters), diverse geological structure, and deep valleys (up to 1500 meters). Photos by Alexander Kotenko

Hutsul Alps, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful mountain scenery

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Mar/14

14

Hanging bridges on Ai-Petri Mount

Ai-Petri is a mountain of 1234 meters height located in the Yalta region of Crimea. “Ai-Petri” name is of Greek origin and translates as “Saint Peter”.

Maximum number of foggy days (not only in Crimea, but throughout Ukraine) is observed here (215 days in 1970). Beautiful photo by Sergey Anashkevitch

Hanging bridges on Ai-Petri Mount, Crimea, Ukraine

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All these incredible water colors, crazy salt columns and cosmic landscapes are abandoned fields for collecting salt located in the Crimea!

Back in Soviet times, these fields were used for mining salt for the needs of the chemical industry. The views here are fantastic – unique combination of bright red water and blue-white-black mud. Photos by Sergey Anashkevitch

Abandoned salt fields, Crimea, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing scenery

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Chernivtsi National University named after Yuriy Fedkovych is one of the oldest universities in Ukraine located in Chernivtsi city. Nowadays, about 3,500 students are studying in this university founded in 1875.

In 2011, the central building of the university, the former residence of the Metropolitans of Bukovina and Dalmatia, was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Photos by Denis Mukimov

Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine, photo 1

walk around the campus

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Jan/14

29

Walking through the streets of Odessa

Odessa is a city on the northwestern coast of the Black Sea, the largest port in Ukraine, a major industrial, cultural, scientific, and resort center, the third most populous city in the country.

Odessa is presented mainly by architecture of the 19th-20th centuries. Let’s walk through the streets of the city and explore some of its numerous sights. Photos by Alexander Lipilin

The Opera and Ballet Theater

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explore Odessa streets

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Jan/14

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Walking the streets of Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi is a city in southwestern Ukraine, 40 km north of the border with Romania, the administrative center of Chernivtsi region. 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 a unique multi-style architecture, rich cultural heritage and tolerant atmosphere. It is one of the few cities in Ukraine, which is rightly considered the jewel of architecture. Photos by Alexey Kulikov

Pedestrian street Kobylyanskaya in the center of the city

Chernivtsi city, Ukraine streets, photo 1

Let’s walk around Chernivtsi

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