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Happy New Year 2016!

Let this New Year be the one, where all your dreams come true. So with a joyful heart, put a start to this year anew. Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year!

Happy New Year 2016

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Let’s sum up the year and look at the posts in our blog about Ukraine that became the most popular in 2015.

1. Odessa – the view from above. Odessa, one of the most famous Ukrainian cities, is known as the “Pearl of the South”.

Odessa - the view from above

Top 10 posts about Ukraine in 2015

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Kozelets is an urban village with a population of about 8,300 people located in the southwest of the Chernihiv region.

The main attraction of Kozelets is a five-domed Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin (1752-1763, architect A.V. Kvasov) with a bell tower (1776-1770) – a unique monument, which combines elements of Ukrainian and Rastrelli baroque. Kozelets on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.

Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin in Kozelets, Chernihiv region, Ukraine, photo 1

remarkable architectural monument

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In winter, the Ukrainian Carpathians, part of the Carpathian mountain range in the west of the country, are like a remarkably beautiful place from a fairy tale.

Let’s go on a trip to the area near Mount Chorna Klyva (1,719 meters), located on the border of Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions. Photo by: Alexander Kotenko.

Winter fairytale of the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

explore the snowy country

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Zhytomyr, a city with a population of about 270 thousand people, is located in the north-west of Ukraine. It is the capital of the Zhytomyr region.

Founded in 884, and first mentioned in 1321, the city has quite a number of interesting architectural monuments. Let’s look at some of them. Photos by: camrador.

The House of Celebrations (1903) – one of the most beautiful buildings in Zhytomyr (Velyka Berdychivska Street, 61).

Architectural monuments, Zhytomyr, Ukraine, photo 1

architecture of Zhytomyr

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Dec/15

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Ukraine is open for tourism

Ukraine, the largest country in Europe, has a unique mixture of attractions – the seaside, mountains, rivers and lakes, marvelous cities and authentic countryside.

It is a beautiful and safe to visit country. Here you will find magnificent culture, delicious cuisine and famous Ukrainian hospitality. Experience Ukraine and find what it means for U.

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Dec/15

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Uvarova Palace in Turchynivka

Uvarova Palace (1899-1900), located in the center of Turchynivka village in the Zhytomyr region, is a fine example of the Renaissance-Art Nouveau style. The brick building of the palace is surrounded by a park.

It was part of the dowry of Fyodor Tereshchenko’s daughter Natalia, who married Sergei Uvarov, the leader of the nobles of the Berdichev district. Fyodor Tereshchenko was a prominent industrialist and philanthropist. Uvarova Palace on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.

Uvarova Palace in Turchynivka, Zhytomyr region, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful architectural monument

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Nov/15

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Summer Evening on the Dniester River

With the approach of winter, the weather is getting colder, and a desire to return in warm summer becomes sharper.

Let’s get back to the past summer and enjoy the pastoral landscape of the Dniester River near the village of Ivane-Zolote in the Ternopil region. Ivane-Zolote on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Weise.

Summer evening on the Dniester River, Ternopil region, Ukraine, photo 1

one warm summer evening

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Synevyr is the most famous and largest lake in the Ukrainian Carpathians, located in the upper reaches of the Tereblya River, in the Zakarpattia region.

The lake is located at an altitude of 989 meters above sea level, the average depth of the lake – 10-12 meters, the maximum depth – 24 meters. In 1989, the National Park Synevir was created on the territory around the lake.

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Hutsul Alps (also known as Marmarosy) is a mountain range located on the territory of Romania and Ukraine (in the southern part of the Rakhiv district of the Zakarpattia region). Ukrainian part of the mountains is called Rakhovsky mountains.

Marmarosy is the most diverse and picturesque mountains in the Ukrainian Carpathians thanks to high altitude (over 1,900 meters), diverse geological structure, deep valleys (up to 1,500 meters). The Ukrainian-Romanian border passes through them. Photos by: Alexander Kotenko.

Autumn in Hutsul Alps, the Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

let’s go hiking in the mountains

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