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Pyrohiv is a historical territory located on the southern outskirts of Kyiv named after the village of the same name, which has existed here since at least the 17th century.

This place is known primarily for its excellent open-air museum, which is an architectural and landscape complex of all historical and ethnographic regions of Ukraine – the National Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine. Pyrohiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Yuri Yuriev.

Foggy Day at the Museum of Folk Architecture of Ukraine, photo 1

stroll through the fog-shrouded museum

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Pryslip is a village with a population of about 800 people located in the northeastern part of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 160 km east of Uzhhorod, near the junction of the borders of three Ukrainian regions: Zakarpattia, Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk oblasts.

The main sight of this place is the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (1797) – an architectural monument of national importance. This is one of those Transcarpathian churches, which are located far in the highlands and to which there are no paved roads. Tourists practically do not get here. Pryslip on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Nicholas in Pryslip, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

nice wooden church

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Described by Lonely Planet as “one of Europe’s last genuine travel frontiers”, Ukraine is the perfect place for a unique teaching abroad experience. With a rich history, fascinating culture, low cost of living and highly-engaged students, teaching English in Ukraine can also be an incredibly rewarding country to live and work in.

However, it’s not always the easiest location in which to land a (legal!) teaching job! Getting started teaching English in Ukraine can sometimes seem like a daunting process, especially for those who are new to teaching abroad.

Teaching English in Ukraine - Kyiv

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Uzhok is a village of about 700 people located in the northwest of Zakarpattia Oblast, near the border of Ukraine with Poland.

The main attraction of this place is the wooden Church of St. Michael the Archangel (1745) – an architectural monument of national importance, one of the most interesting buildings of the Boyko architectural style. Uzhok on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Uzhok, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque monument of wooden architecture

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Interested in learning more about Eastern European languages? Thinking about learning one? Read on to find out more.

Are you considering learning an Eastern European language? Might your business be branching out into Eastern Europe? These are just a couple of great reasons to learn more about Eastern European languages. To help you get started, take a look at our brief guide below.

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Church of St. Anne in Bukivtsovo

Bukivtsovo is a village with a population of about 200 people located in Zakarpattia Oblast, 35 km north-east of Uzhhorod.

A monument of wooden architecture of national importance has been preserved here – the Church of St. Anna, which belongs to the best Transcarpathian baroque churches. Bukivtsovo on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Anne in Bukivtsovo, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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The Palanok Castle in Mukachevo

The Palanok Castle or Mukachevo Castle is a very picturesque castle located in the city of Mukachevo in Zakarpattia Oblast of Ukraine.

It is a unique example of medieval fortification architecture with a combination of different styles, an architectural monument of national importance. Today, the Mukachevo Castle houses a historical museum. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The Palanok Castle in Mukachevo, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful medieval castle

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Nyzhnya Apsha is a large village with a population of about 7,000 people located in the southeast of Zakarpattia Oblast in western Ukraine.

One of the main attractions of the village is the wooden Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker – an architectural monument of national importance. According to some sources, it was built in 1604 (according to others – in 1561) with the following rebuilding in the 18th century. Nyzhnya Apsha on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Nyzhnya Apsha, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

majestic wooden church

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Palad-Komarivtsi is a village with a population of about 800 people located in Zakarpattia Oblast, about 15 km south-west of Uzhhorod and near the border of Ukraine with Slovakia.

The main attraction of Palad-Komarivtsi is the Reformed Church (1729) – a picturesque architectural monument standing on a hill in the central part of the village and created by a combination of two styles: Baroque and Gothic. Palad-Komarivtsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Reformed Church in Palad-Komarivtsi, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

very picturesque church

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Top Travel Attractions in Ukraine

Ukraine certainly has a lot to offer. If you have not been there yet, this is the ideal article for you. It provides you an opportunity to find out some great destinations in the country.

Chernobyl

Chernobyl is one of the most common associations when you mention the name of this country. The catastrophe has left a powerful impact on Ukraine as well as entire Europe and part of Asia. Media outlets were speaking for months about the event as it was the top story for a very long time. It was one of the biggest nuclear catastrophes that occurred in the world.

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