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Sharovka, a former manor house built in neo-Gothic style, is located in an urban village of Sharovka in Bogodukhov district of the Kharkiv region.

This manor, founded in the beginning of the 19th century, is a monument of architecture of national importance. Unfortunately there are no funds for maintenance of the complex today, and it gradually falls into decay.

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The roofs of Lviv

During your visit to Lviv, you should definitely go to the observation deck, located on top of the Lviv City Hall, to see the city from above.

The building is located in the heart of the old town, on the Market Square. Today, it houses the Lviv city council and the Lviv city administration, and above them you can find a 65-meter clock tower with a viewing platform. Photos by: mir-mak.

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Lviv from above

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The main sight of Danylovo village, located on the territory of Khust district of the Zakarpattia region, is an unusual wooden church of St. Nicholas built in 1779.

Danylovo Gothic church is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful churches in Transcarpathia. Today, after the restoration made in 1968, it is one of the finest examples of Carpathian wooden churches of the 18th century. Danylovo village on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Gothic wooden church in Danilovo, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

unique wooden church

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Ukraine is My Home

What a beautiful aerial video of Central and Western Ukraine and about people living there!

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Mar/16

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Snowy winter on Mount Pip Ivan

Chernohora is the highest ridge in the Ukrainian Carpathians and Chernaya Gora, also known as Pip Ivan, is one of the highest of its vertices (2,020 meters).

The mountain is located in the south-eastern end of the mountain range, on the border of Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions. Mount Pip Ivan on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexander Kotenko.

Snowy winter, Mount Pip Ivan, the Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

the main sight of the mountain

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Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ is the main cathedral of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, located in Kyiv at Nikolsko-Slobodskaya Street, 5 (the nearest subway station – “Levoberezhnaya”).

Construction of the cathedral, designed by the architect N. Levchuk, lasted 12 years. It was opened on March 27, 2011. The height of the cathedral is 60 meters; it can accommodate up to 1,500 people. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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fly over the cathedral

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The Ukrainian Carpathians are part of the Carpathian mountain system located in the west of Ukraine, mainly in the Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zakarpattia, and Chernivtsi regions.

As spring is just around the corner, let’s take a look at the Ukrainian Carpathians in April, when all the snow melted and the hillsides are covered with the first greenery. Photos by: Maxim Weise.

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sunny spring day in the mountains

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Chernivtsi is a city located on the banks of the Prut River in the south-west of Ukraine, 40 km from the Romanian and 64 km from the Moldovan border. The city is the historic center of Bukovina and along with Lviv is considered the cultural center of western Ukraine.

The lives of a lot of Ukrainian, Austrian, Romanian, Armenian, and Jewish cultural figures are connected with Chernivtsi. The main attraction of the city is its unique diverse architecture and rich cultural heritage. Photos by: Alla Sklyarova.

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explore the sights of Chernivtsi

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Feb/16

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Sofiyivsky Park – the view from above

The national dendrological park “Sofiyivka”, located in the northern part of the city of Uman, is a beautiful monument of landscape gardening art of the late 18th – early 19th century.

It is a popular holiday destination visited by about 500 thousand people per year.

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Pokrovsky Convent in Kyiv from above

Pokrovsky Monastery in Kyiv is an Orthodox convent located at Bekhterevskyi Lane, 15. It was founded by the Grand Duchess Alexandra Petrovna Romanova on January 11, 1889. Construction of St. Nicholas Cathedral of the monastery began on August 21, 1896.

The first stone of the cathedral was laid by the Emperor Nicholas II, the second – by the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, the third – by the Grand Duchess Alexandra Petrovna. Construction of the cathedral lasted for 15 years. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Pokrovsky Convent, Kyiv, Ukraine, photo 1

fly over the monastery

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