St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Kyiv.
The monastery includes the cathedral church in honor of the Archangel Michael built in the Ukrainian Baroque style (destroyed in the 1930s and rebuilt in the mid-1990s), the refectory with the Church of St. John the Divine (1713) and the bell tower (1716-1719).
Here you can find the most interesting buildings in the city. Let’s take a walk on the street and see for yourself. Photos by: Lioshko Nikiforov.
Shcherbina House (Wedding Palace).
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Mezhyrich Holy Trinity Monastery is a complex of monastic buildings of the 16th-17th centuries located in the village of Mezhyrich, 38 km south-east of Rivne.
This monastery is an outstanding architectural monuments of Ukraine because of its layout, composition, mix of secular, religious and defensive features, Renaissance decor. Mezhyrich Monastery on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.
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Belaya Skala (White Rock) or Aq-Qaya is a vertical white rocky wall in Crimea, located near the village of Belaya Skala. The height of the cliff is 100 meters. This natural monument was created by erosion and weathering of the limestones and sandstones.
Almost all the inhabitants of the former USSR, as well as many people in the former socialist countries saw this beautiful landscape at least once because most movies about Indians and the American Wild West, shot in the Soviet era, included scenes filmed near this rock. Photos by: Yuri Yuhanson.
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Mykolaiv, also known as Nikolaev, is a city located in southern Ukraine, the regional capital with a population of almost 500 thousand people. This city is also known far beyond Ukraine as “the city of brides”.
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In Sutkivtsi, a small village with a population of about 1,200 people located in Yarmolinetsky district of the Khmelnitsky region, there is an amazing Orthodox church constructed in the 15th century.
This unique fortress-church built of gray stone with pointed, cone-shaped towers and loopholes is definitely a beautiful architectural monument.
This year, Ukrainian Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter on May 1. The traditional attributes of this celebration are the so-called “pisanki” and “krashenki” – painted and colored Easter eggs.
April 23, the VI Ukrainian festival of Easter eggs began at Sophia Square in Kyiv. This exhibition with more than 300 works of Ukrainian artists will last until May 9. Let’s take a look at the most interesting eggs. Photos by: maxiwell83.
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The Roman-Catholic church of St. Nicholas, built in the stylized Gothic forms with tall arrow spiers at the beginning of the 20th century, is one of the most beautiful buildings in Kyiv.
Construction began in August 1899, after a group of Catholics appealed to the governor of Kyiv with the request for permission to build a church. By that time, the city already had one Roman-Catholic church (Alexander Cathedral), but, given that there were more than 40 thousand Catholics in Kyiv, one cathedral was not enough. Photos by: Alexei Novik.
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The “Old Town” is declared the state historical and architectural reserve thanks to the unique combination of historical, architectural and town-planning heritage. Let’s fly over Kamianets-Podilskyi and see its most interesting sights.
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The castle was built on a hill above the Uzh River in the 13th century, on the site of an earlier wooden fortifications. In 1241, it was destroyed during the Mongol invasion, but, in the second half of the 13th century, it was restored.