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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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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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Bene is a village of about 1,400 people located in the southwest of Zakarpattia Oblast, near the border of Ukraine with Hungary.

The main attraction of this place is the Catholic Church of the Heart of Jesus, built in the Gothic style in the late 14th – early 15th centuries – an architectural monument of national importance. Bene on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Defensive Catholic Church of the Heart of Jesus in Bene, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

very picturesque church

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Horyany is a district within Uzhhorod, the capital of Zakarpattia Oblast. It is located about 3 kilometers east of the city center.

In the distant past, Bela IV (1206-1270), King of Hungary and Croatia, founded a new fortress instead of the destroyed old Uzhhorod castle here. Only a small church (rotunda) of the Gothic style with traces of frescoes of the 14th-15th centuries has survived. The oldest part of the church built in the Byzantine style dates back to the 12th-13th centuries. Horyanska Rotunda on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Horyanska Rotunda, Horyany, Uzhhorod, Ukraine, photo 1

unique old church

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Church of the Holy Virgin in Matkiv

Matkiv is a village with a population of about 400 people located in the very south of Lviv Oblast. Here you can see several monuments of architecture of national importance.

The main attraction of this place is the monumental wooden Church of the Holy Virgin (1838) of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. Matkiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Holy Virgin in Matkiv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

majestic wooden church

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Church of St. Paraskevi in Skole

Skole is a town with a population of about 6 thousand people located in the valley of the Opir River in the Ukrainian Carpathians in the south of Lviv Oblast. The historical center of the ethnographic region of Boykivshchyna, it is included in the list of historical settlements of Ukraine.

The main architectural attraction of this place is the wooden Church of St. Paraskevi (1597) – an architectural monument of national importance. Skole on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Paraskevi in Skole, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing church

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Tovste is an urban village with a population of about 3,200 people located in the south of Ternopil Oblast, about 100 km from Ternopil.

One of the architectural attractions of this place is the Church of St. Michael the Archangel (1912-1939) – a magnificent building with pronounced neo-Gothic elements belonging to the local Greek Catholic community. Tovste on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Tovste, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

majestic church

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Nehrovets is a village of about 2 thousand people located in the central part of Zakarpattia Oblast in the very west of Ukraine. The village is dominated by Mount Nehrovets (1,707 m), one of the highest mountains in the Ukrainian Carpathians.

The main architectural attraction of the village is the Church of St. Michael the Archangel (1818) standing on a hillside – an architectural monument of national importance and one of the best examples of wooden churches with towers. Nehrovets on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Nehrovets, Ukraine, photo 1

elegant church in a beautiful location

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Church of St. Elijah in Toporivtsi

Toporivtsi is a large village of about 4,400 people located 20 km north-east of Chernivtsi, in the central part of Chernivtsi Oblast in western Ukraine.

One of the attractions of this place is the new Church of St. Elijah (1911-1914) resembling a fairytale palace or castle. The likely author of the project was Karl Adam Romstorfer, an Austrian architect and the director of an industrial school in Chernivtsi. Toporivtsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Elijah in Toporivtsi, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

church from a fairy tale

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Velykyi Klyuchiv is a large village with a population of several thousand people located in the southeast of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast. This is one of the oldest Ukrainian villages, first mentioned in 1373.

The main sight of this village is a picturesque wooden church with a bell tower in honor of Venerable Paraskeva of Serbia (1862-1865), an architectural monument of local importance. Velykyi Klyuchiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

St. Paraskeva Church, Velykyi Klyuchiv, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful church

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