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Aug/17

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Beautiful aerial views of Kyiv

Kyiv, the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, is located on the Dnieper River in the north of the central part of the country.

This is the seventh most populous city in Europe after Istanbul, Moscow, London, St. Petersburg, Berlin and Madrid. One of the distinctive features of Kyiv is a large amount of greenery.

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Hoverla (in Romanian meaning “an impassable height”) is the highest mountain on the territory of Ukraine (2,061 meters).

This popular tourist destination is located on the border of the Zakarpattia and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, about 17 km from the border with Romania. Hoverla on Google Maps.

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Medieval fortress in the town of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi is a monument of history and town-planning of the 13th-15th centuries, one of the best and the largest preserved fortresses on the territory of Ukraine.

The total area of the fortress, standing on the rocky bank of the Dniester estuary, is 9 hectares, the length of the walls – 2.5 km. The fortress has the form of an irregular polygon.

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Jul/17

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Chernivtsi National University

Chernivtsi National University named after Yuriy Fedkovych, one of the greatest writers of western Ukraine, was established in 1875. Today, it is one of the best universities in Ukraine and certainly the most picturesque.

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.

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Jun/17

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Floating Flower Beds in Kharkiv

The public garden “Strelka”, located at the confluence of the Kharkiv and Lopan rivers in Kharkiv, got a new sight – original floating flower beds resembling the patterns of children’s mosaic.

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The Annunciation Cathedral in Kharkiv (1888-1901) is one of the symbols of the city and the largest cathedral in Eastern Europe. Thanks to this unique video you can see not only how the cathedral looks from the outside but also the beautiful interior.

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Last week, in Kyiv, on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (the main square of the city), a light and music fountain was opened, which had been damaged during the revolution in 2014.

The fountain works every day except Monday, and a light and music show can be seen from 21:00 to 23:00. The height of the highest jet of the main fountain is 35 meters, the small fountains – 15 meters.

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May 1, in Kharkiv, after the winter break, the Small Southern Railway was opened – a narrow-gauge children’s railroad with a length of 3.6 km located between Gorky Park and Lesopark. Here, children can get basic training in railway activities.

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Jan/17

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Winter in Kharkiv – the view from above

Let’s fly over Kharkiv – the second largest city in Ukraine with a population of about 1.5 million people.

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The Central Park for Culture and Recreation named after Maxim Gorky, or just a “city park” is the main park in Kharkiv.

Opened in 1907, the park covers an area of over 130 hectares. Here you can find the largest ferris wheel in Ukraine (55 meters in diameter).

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