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Jul/11

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The beautiful architecture of Ternopil

Ternopil city is known for its architectural and cultural monuments. Also it is very comfortable for foreign travelers having a lot of exchange points and modern hotels.

One of the major sights is the Church of the Nativity, the amazingly beautiful church, one of the best examples of Podolsk architectural school of the 17th century.

Beautiful Ternopil, Ukraine view 1

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Jun/11

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State museum of aviation of Ukraine

State museum of aviation is Ukraine’s largest technical museum. The museum is located in Kiev, near Zhulyany airport. It was opened to visitors September 30, 2003 on the eve of the 100th anniversary of world aviation and 80 years of aviation of Ukraine. The collection includes various helicopters, fighter planes, airliners.

Opening hours: Wednesday – Sunday, April 1 – October 30: 10.00-19.00; November 1 to March 31: 10.00-17.00. Address: Kiev, Medovaya Street, 1.
The following video offers a brief tour of the museum in HD quality.

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Jun/11

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The ancient fortress of Khotyn

Khotyn is a small town located in Chernovtsy oblast. It is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine known from the year of 1002. One of the main attractions of Khotyn attracting tourists from all over the world is the magnificent ancient fortress.

Ancient Khotyn fortress view 1

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Jun/11

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Chernovtsy National University

Chernivtsi National University was founded on October 4, 1875 by decree Franz Josef, Emperor of Austro-Hungary. In the beginning there were colleges of theology, philosophy and law.

Chernovtsy national university, Ukraine view 1

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The following nice photos were taken during the trip in Carpathian Mountains near the ski resorts of Bukovel and Yaremcha (Ivano-Frankivsk oblast) by Oleg Stelmakh.

Picturesque landscapes of Carpathian Mountains view 1

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Jun/11

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Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra

Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra is an Orthodox monastery in Pochaev (Ternopil oblast). It is the largest Orthodox shrine in Volhynia and second, after the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, monastery in Ukraine. The photos were taken by pauchok-anansis.

Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra, Ukraine view 1

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May/11

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Livadia Palace in spring

Livadia is a small settlement located about 3 km from Yalta (Republic of Crimea). The main attraction of the place is Livadia Palace – the summer residence of the Russian emperors (the Russian Empire times). The video was shot by Oleg Platonov in March 2011.

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May/11

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Ancient fortress of Kamenets Podolskiy

Kamenets Podolskiy is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine. There are about 200 monuments of 11th-19th centuries in the city. The main attraction of Kamenets Podolskiy is an old fortress.

Kamenets Podolskiy, Ukraine fortress view 1

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One of the main attractions of Chernivtsi city is St. Nicholas Church with the original “twisted” domes built in 1939. The architecture of the church reproduces the Romanian national style neorominesk. The prototype of the original design was the architecture of the church in Curtea de Arges.

The church is also called “Drunk church” because of its “twisted” domes, about which there are numerous legends. Address: Chernivtsi, Russkaya Str., 35. The photos were captured by av_otus.

Nikolaevskaya church, Chernovtsy, Ukraine view 1

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The National Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 opened May 9, 1981 is a memorial complex, located on the picturesque slopes of the right bank of the Dnieper River on the outskirts of  Pechersk, one of the historic districts of Kiev city.

World War 2 museum, Kiev view 1

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