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Boryspil International Airport is the largest airport in Ukraine. The airport is located 18.5 km east of the entrance to Kyiv, in Boryspil city. The airport serves about 60% of international air transportation in Ukraine.

The airport has several terminals: one of the main terminals is terminal “F” (international flights, mainly charter and low cost airlines), which was opened recently, in late 2010. Photos by Oleg Stelmakh

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Picturesque landscapes of Zakarpattia region

Zakarpattia (Transcarpathian) region is located in the south-western slopes and foothills of the Eastern Carpathians, and also includes the Carpathian lowland. In the south the region borders on Romania, in the south-west – Hungary, in the west – Slovakia and in the north-west – Poland.

Thus, the region is a kind of Ukrainian “window to Europe.” About 80% of the area are the Carpathian Mountains. Transcarpathian region is Ukrainian key tourist area of national importance. It is also one of the centers of winter sports in Ukraine. Photos by l_z_foto

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Dnepropetrovsk (Ukrainian spelling Dnipropetrovsk) is the fourth largest city in Ukraine (population about 1 million). The city is an administrative center of Dnepropetrovsk oblast located in the south-central part of Ukraine.

Dnepropetrovsk is one of the largest industrial, economic and transport centers, the center of metallurgy and space capital of Ukraine. Also informally the city is a business capital of the country. Dnepropetrovsk has a number of beautiful churches, museums, monuments, boulevards, and other sights.

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Picturesque landscapes of Crimea

Crimea was one of the most famous resorts in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union since the 18th century. Today Crimea remains a favorite resort of Ukrainians and Russians because of its warm sea, clean air and bright sun.

Other reasons why Crimea is popular include hot springs, mineral waters and the mud baths of Saky. A series of invasions has made the art, architecture and other parts of culture of Crimea what it is today. Photos by Sergey Anashkevitch

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The landscapes of Korsun-Shevchenkovskiy Park

Korsun-Shevchenkovskiy Park is a beautiful monument of landscape architecture located about 150 kilometers from Kiev in Cherkassy oblast. This park is the part of Korsun-Shevchenkovskiy historical and cultural reserve, landscape art monument of national importance.

The park in the style of English landscape parks was founded in 1782. The park is situated on three islands and the right bank of the river Ros. Bridges connect the islands to each other and to the banks of the river. Photos by takie_tam

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The tour of Ivano-Frankivsk sights

According to the impressions of people who visited Ivano-Frankivsk, it is one of the most beautiful cities in Ukraine.

Not so long ago, we added information about main sights of Ivano-Frankivsk, and now let’s look at how they and the streets of the city look. Photos by horoshiyblog

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Swallow’s Nest (“Lastochkino Gnezdo” – Russian spelling) is a monument of architecture and history standing on the top of 40-meter Avrorin cliff (Ai-Todor cape, Gaspra village located near Yalta city).

The building resembles a medieval knight’s castle like the Belem Tower or Miramar Villa near Trieste. Swallow’s Nest has become a kind of emblem of the Southern coast of Crimea.

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This church can be seen by anyone who is traveling by Yalta highway from Sevastopol to Yalta, or vice versa. Church of the Ascension is standing on the red rock at an altitude of 472 meters above sea level high above small town of Foros, which is why it is also called the Foros church.

Church of the Ascension built in the Byzantine style was constructed in 1892. In the 1930s, crosses and bells were removed from the church. It was restored and re-consecrated in 1990. Photos by Sergey Anashkevitch

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Andrew’s Descent in Kiev is one of the oldest ways connecting the Upper Town, its central part, with the trade area Podil.

Today Andrew’s Descent is a street-museum. This is one of the major tourist attractions in the Ukrainian capital. Many famous figures of science and culture: scholars, writers, composers, painters, sculptors lived and worked here.

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In late May, after three and a half years of construction, new terminal “D” of Ukraine’s main airport located in Boryspil was opened.

At the moment, this terminal is the largest in Ukraine. The total area is 107 thousand square meters, and now it can serve up to 15 million passengers a year, or three thousand passengers per hour. Photos by Press Service of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.

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