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Pidhaitsi is a town with a population of about 2,700 people located in Ternopil Oblast, about 65 km south-west of Ternopil.

This small provincial town has several interesting sights. One of them is the Transfiguration Church (1772) – a monument of wooden architecture of national importance. In the interior of this church, you can see preserved wall paintings of the 19th century. In 1893, a wooden bell tower was built next to it. Pidhaitsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Wooden Church of the Transfiguration in Pidhaitsi, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque wooden church

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May/20

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Top Landscapes in Ukraine

The great outdoors is an exciting place to be. Most people who are stuck indoors have found ways to stay entertained. One example is exploring Gclub, an e-gaming platform where visitors can play games and win cash.

While outdoor options are limited, let’s take a look at tourist spots so you can plan your next trip. Among the best destinations is Ukraine, a European country with some of the most scenic spots in the world. It offers a multitude of breathtaking views and spectacular landscapes.

Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful Ukrainian landscapes

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With the world on lockdown, many of us have been entertaining ourselves by finding online activities. A welcome pastime to enjoying the indoors is engaging in sports betting platforms like SBOBET. Another is plotting our next destination while we wait for the quarantine to tide over.

With so many popular tourist attractions around the globe, how do you decide? While Italy, Greece, and Hawaii rank among the top vacation destinations, Ukraine’s scenic landscapes and great outdoor activities rival the best holiday spots.

Since 2017, Ukraine has attracted over 14 million tourists to its majestic mountains, picturesque coastlines, and long-winding grapevines. Let’s take a look at what Ukrainian outdoors offer.

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May/20

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Church of St. Nicholas in Turje

Turje is a village with a population of about 1,300 people located in Lviv Oblast, about 118 km southwest of Lviv.

The main attraction of the village is its picturesque wooden church of St. Nicholas built in 1690. Turje on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Nicholas in Turje, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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May/20

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Color photographs of Ukraine in 1904-1905

These unique photographs were taken by Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky, a pioneer of color photography in the Russian Empire, near the town of Putyvl in 1904-1905.

Today, this town is located in Sumy Oblast in the north of Ukraine, about 100 km northwest of Sumy. Source: International research project “Legacy of S. M. Prokudin-Gorsky”.

The town of Putyvl of the Russian Empire.

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Ukraine in the early 20th century

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Stare Selo is a village with a population of about 2,100 people located in Lviv Oblast, about 27 km southeast of the center of Lviv.

The main attraction of this place is the gradually collapsing local castle – an architectural monument of national importance and one of the largest castles both in the Lviv region and throughout Ukraine. The Stare Selo Castle on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The Stare Selo Castle, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque abandoned castle

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Zolochiv is a town with a population of about 24 thousand people located in the eastern part of Lviv Oblast, about 67 km from Lviv.

The main attraction of Zolochiv is its picturesque old castle – a unique architectural monument of the first half of the 17th century. Zolochiv Castle on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Zolochiv Castle, Ukraine from above, photo 1

fly over Zolochiv Castle

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Monastyr-Lishnyansky is a village with a population of about 300 people located in Lviv Oblast, about 85 km southwest of Lviv.

The main attraction of the village is the Church of the Holy Prophet Elijah – a monument of architecture of national importance built in 1698. In 1802, it was thoroughly rebuilt. The church was closed in 1960-1990, restored in 1969 and 1992. Monastyr-Lishnyansky on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Holy Prophet Elijah in Monastyr-Lishnyansky, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque wooden church

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Apr/20

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The Town Hall of Dobromyl

Dobromyl, first mentioned in 1374, is a town with a population of about 4,300 people located in the south-west of Lviv Oblast.

The Town Hall of Dobromyl built in the style of classicism with renaissance elements in the central part of the town is an architectural monument of national importance. Dobromyl on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The Town Hall of Dobromyl, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque monument of architecture

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Bilychi is a village with a population of about 1,400 people located in the south-west of Lviv Oblast, about 102 from Lviv. This village, surrounded by mountains on all sides, stretches from east to west for almost six kilometers.

Here you can see an interesting wooden church surrounded by an unusual round fence – the Church of the Holy Archangel Michael (1857). Bilychi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Holy Archangel Michael in Bilychi, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque wooden church

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