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The Khotyn Fortress is an ancient medieval fortress located in Khotyn town (Chernivtsi oblast). It is one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine. Photo by Sergey Nik Melnik

The Khotyn Fortress, Ukraine

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Jun/14

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Kamenets Podolskiy – the Stone Town

Historic center of Kamenets Podolskiy, one of the most ancient Ukrainian cities, is very beautiful. From some angles it looks like a fairytale town.

Thanks to unique combination of historical, architectural, town-building heritage, the river Smotrich canyon landscapes, the “Old town Kamenets Podolskiy” is declared a state historical and architectural reserve. Photos by Alexander Kotenko

Kamenets Podolskiy - the Stone Town, Ukraine, photo 1

a fairytale town

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These wonderful pictures of blooming rhododendron were taken in the area of Chernogora ridge – the highest mountain range in the Ukrainian Carpathians located in Zakarpattia region. Photos by Alexander Kotenko

Blooming rhododendron in the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

beautiful nature views

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May/14

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Beautiful architecture of Lviv

The architecture of Lviv, almost not affected during the wars of the 20th century, reflects many European styles of different historical epochs.

After fires in 1527 and 1556, there are almost no traces of Gothic Lviv, but later epochs (Renaissance, Baroque, and Classicism) are well presented.

The historic center of Lviv with architectural monuments of the 14th-17th centuries is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Photos by anderver

Beautiful architecture of Lviv, Ukraine, photo 1

walk the streets of Lviv

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The largest in Europe and one of the world’s largest floating light and music fountain can be found in Vinnitsa. The fountain is built in the riverbed of the Southern Bug River.

When you are watching the show, it is hard to believe that you’re in a small provincial Ukrainian town, and not in Dubai. Photos by horoshiyblog

Unique light and music fountain in Vinnitsa, Ukraine, photo 1

photos and video of the show

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May/14

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Walking the streets of Kolomiya

Kolomiya is a relatively small town located in Ivano-Frankivsk region of Ukraine. The town is known for its well preserved buildings of the late 19th – early 20th centuries.

Central historical part of Kolomiya is very well appointed, the streets are paved with stone, everything is clean and tidy. This town can be called Ivano-Frankivsk in miniature. Photos by Alexandr Lipilin

The Museum of Pysanka (painted Easter egg)

Kolomiya, Ukraine, photo 1

let’s take a walk

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Kamenets Podolskiy is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine known for its unique combination of historical, architectural and urban heritage. “The Old Town” is declared a state historical and architectural reserve.

There are about 200 monuments of the 9th-19th centuries in the city. Kamenets Podolskiy has almost completely preserved historic center without inclusions of the 20th century architecture. Photos by Denis Mukimov

Ancient city of Kamenets Podolskiy, Ukraine, photo 1

take a walk

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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

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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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