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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.

Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Fortress - the largest fortress in Ukraine, photo 1

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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