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Roztoka is a village with a population of about 400 people located in the northern part of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 120 km north-east of Uzhhorod.

Here you can see a picturesque wooden monument of architecture of national importance – the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is one of the oldest churches in this region built in the middle of the 17th century. The church received its present appearance in 1759. Roztoka on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary in Roztoka, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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Church of the Holy Spirit in Kotelnytsya

Kotelnytsya is a small village of about 400 people located in the north of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 103 km northeast of Uzhhorod.

Here you can see an interesting monument of wooden architecture of the 18th century standing on a hillside – the Church of the Holy Spirit, a classic example of Baroque churches in the upper reaches of the Latoritsa River. Kotelnytsya on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Holy Spirit in Kotelnytsya, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

interesting wooden church

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Zhovkva, founded in 1369, is a picturesque town with a population of about 13 thousand people located in the north of Lviv Oblast in western Ukraine. The distance to Lviv is 25 kilometers, to the Ukrainian-Polish border – 35 kilometers.

In 1994, the central part of Zhovkva received the status of a historical and architectural reserve. In total, there are more than 50 monuments of world, national and regional significance in this town. Zhovkva on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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fly over the center of Zhovkva

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Mykytyntsi is a small village located in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, about 78 km southeast of Ivano-Frankivsk.

In the center of the village, there is a picturesque wooden monument of architecture of national importance – the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (1859) renovated in 1987-1990. Today, it is used by the local community of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. Mykytyntsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Mykytyntsi, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque wooden church

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What to Do in Kyiv

As the capital city of Ukraine, Kyiv needs no introduction. However, the assumptions about this rich and diverse city that have sprung up across the West since the mid-twentieth century do need revising. Kyiv is a surprisingly multi-faceted city; new developments rub shoulders with historical sites and, amongst them all, you’ll find the coolest of the cool hangouts in 2021’s hippest places.

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explore Kyiv

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Football in Ukraine has transformed in recent years. Since the Vyshcha Liha became the Ukrayinska Premier Liha in 2008, the national league has become more competitive. Though Dynamo Kyiv is the most popular club, Shakhtar Donetsk has also become a favorite amongst football fans.

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Pylypets is a village with a population of about 1,000 people and a popular ski resort located in the north of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 120 km east of Uzhhorod.

The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1762), located in this village, is one of the best examples of the Baroque style of wooden church architecture, an architectural monument of national importance. Pylypets on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin in Pylypets, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Fortress (Akkerman Fortress until 1944) is a monument of history and urban planning of the 13th-15th centuries located in the city of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi in Odesa Oblast, about 80 km south-west of Odesa. It is one of the best preserved fortresses on the territory of Ukraine.

By its size, this fortress standing on the rocky bank of the Dniester estuary surpasses all similar fortifications in the country. The total area of the fortress is about 9 hectares. Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Fortress on Google Maps. Photos by: Igor Golovach.

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magnificent medieval fortress

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Schonborn Palace, also known as Beregvar Castle, is the former residence and hunting lodge of the German-Austrian noble family of Schonborn, whose representatives were the largest landowners in Transcarpathia.

This architectural monument of national importance, which is currently used as the sanatorium “Carpathians”, is located in the village of Karpaty, about 17 km north-east of Mukachevo in Zakarpattia Oblast. Schonborn Palace on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Palace of Counts Schonborn in Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

very picturesque palace

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Interesting work, love, hobbies such as reading books and playing live online baccarat, and the opportunity to travel make us happy. It’s hard to disagree with that. Traveling brings bright emotions and unforgettable memories into our lives. And if with the choice of the country you can somehow decide, then in the abundance of natural and architectural attractions, it is difficult for an ordinary tourist to choose what is really worth visiting, seeing and trying. Let’s go to a wonderful country and visit the most beautiful places of Ukraine.

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explore beautiful Ukraine

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