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Church of St. Basil in Likitsary

Likitsary is a small highland village of less than 50 residents located in the west of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 45 km northeast of Uzhhorod.

The main local attraction is the wooden Church of St. Basil, an architectural monument of national importance. The church was built of spruce beams in the 17th century. It acquired its current form after the reconstruction made in 1748. Likitsary on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Basil in Likitsary, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

nice wooden church

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If you’ve been up to date with the news over the first few months of 2022, you probably know that the Russian-Ukraine conflict has been a consistent headline, with airstrikes, missiles, and gunfire being exchanged.

Despite the current situation, however, Ukraine remains to be among the most beautiful countries in Europe, thanks to its diverse landscapes and numerous attractions like the Tunnel of Love, botanical gardens, parks, and much more. This is not to forget that it is the second largest country in Europe by area.

The culture here is well-preserved, and the women are as beautiful as the gorgeous blooms that you will come across regularly during your visit in inevitable times of peace. Having said that, below is a brief list of the top 5 picturesque blooms in Ukraine, from daisies to chrysanthemums.

Picturesque blooms in Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful flowers of Ukraine

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Vovkiv is a small village of about 300 people located in the Lviv region, about 21 km south of the center of Lviv.

One of the main attractions of this place is the wooden Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a bell tower, built in 1702-1706. The buildings are included in the register of architectural monuments of local importance. Vovkiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Vovkiv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque wooden church

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