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Mar/15

21

Disneyland near Kyiv

Imagine this situation: Kyiv region, you are driving on an empty night road in the direction of Kyiv, and about 30 km from the city, all of a sudden, about 500 meters from the highway, you can see such a sight.

It is not an entertainment or tourist center, but one of the largest film studios in Ukraine – VICTORIA FILM STUDIOS, located on Zhitomir highway Kyiv-Chop, near the village of Hurivshchyna. The location of the studios on Google Maps. The photos were taken by Sergiy Kotko.

Disneyland near Kyiv - Victoria Film Studios, photo 1

quite unexpected sight

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St. Nicholas Cathedral in Kiev is a Roman Catholic Church used, since 1980, as the House of Organ and Chamber Music (Bolshaya Vasylkivska Street, 77).

The construction of the church began in 1899. In 1909, the cathedral, built in stylized Gothic forms, was consecrated. It was closed and looted around 1933. Later, the building housed warehouses. In 1943, during the Second World War, the church was badly damaged.

St. Nicholas Cathedral - Organ Music House, Kiev, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing facade and interior

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Uzhhorod is a city located in western Ukraine, the administrative center of Zakarpattia region. It is the Ukrainian “window to Europe”. The city is considered one of the most important Ukrainian and European historical centers.

Throughout its more than a thousand year history, Uzhhorod repeatedly passed from hand to hand, changing its rulers and “owners”.

Uzhhorod city architecture, Ukraine, photo 1

the sights of Uzhhorod

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Mar/15

12

Let’s fly over beautiful Lviv city

Lviv is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ukraine. The historic center of the city is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Lviv has the largest number of architectural monuments in the country. Let’s take a look at Lviv sights from above.

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Chernihiv is a city located in northern Ukraine, the administrative center of Chernihiv region (the northernmost regional center of the country).

It is one of the oldest cities in Europe (first mentioned in chronicles in 907). Chernihiv is the historic center of the Left-Bank Ukraine. It was one of the largest towns in the ancient Russian state.

Transfiguration Cathedral (the first half of the 11th century) – the oldest preserved monument of ancient Russian architecture

Ancient Chernihiv city, Ukraine, photo 1

explore Chernihiv

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What an amazingly beautiful landscape! As you have probably noticed, Ukraine is rich in stunning natural views and the area of the Ukrainian Carpathians is probably one of the most picturesque places. The photo was taken by Anton Petrus.

The Ukrainian Carpathians - a heaven on earth

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Spring has come to Ukraine and very soon it will be possible to admire such beautiful scenery like this one.

May morning on the stone banks of the Southern Bug River in Nikolaev region. The photo was taken by Sergey Stepanenko.

May morning, Southern Bug River, Nikolaev region, Ukraine

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This beautiful church built in the neo-Gothic style is located in Lviv, on Kropivnitsky Square. According to legend, originally, it was named in honor of the Empress Elizabeth Habsburg, the wife of the Emperor of Austria-Hungary Franz Joseph I.

Since 1991, the church is owned by the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and is called the Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth. The photos were taken by neo7777vitaha.

The Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth, Lviv, Ukraine, photo 1

let’s go on a tour

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Feb/15

24

Mysterious views of Odessa in winter time

Less than one week remains before the end of the calendar winter. Let’s look at winter views of one of the most famous Ukrainian cities – Odessa.

In winter time, the city is often shrouded in thick fog creating mystical scenery. Snow falls rarely, this winter it happened only once, just before the New Year. The photos were taken by k-kalinina.

Winter in Odessa, Ukraine, photo 1

winter Odessa

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Feb/15

21

Last summer in Kyiv – the aerial view

This excellent video was shot in Kyiv last summer. You can get a bird’s eye view of the main local sights.

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