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Jan/16

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St. Paraskeva Church in Oleksandrivka

Oleksandrivka is a village with a population of about 2,200 people located in Khust district of the Zakarpattia region.

This village is known for its beautiful wooden architectural monument – St. Paraskeva church (first mentioned in 1753). Oleksandrivka on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.

St. Paraskeva Church, Oleksandrivka, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

wooden beauty

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Jan/16

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Christmas Fair 2016 in Lviv

Christmas Fair 2016 in Lviv (December 10, 2015 – January 15, 2016) is a traditional Christmas fair, which begins mass winter celebrations. This is the most important Christmas event 2016 not only in Lviv, but in all of Western Ukraine.

Local residents, visitors from all over Ukraine and other countries enjoy a variety of holiday concerts and festivals, themed folk fun and competitions. You can also buy Christmas sweets and souvenirs here.

Christmas Fair 2016 in Lviv, Ukraine, photo 1

visit the fair in Lviv

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Losyach is a small village with a population of about 1,200 people located in Borshchiv district of the Ternopil region. The Roman-Catholic church of St. Anthony of Padua, built in the early 20th century, is the main attractions of the village.

This neo-Gothic church amazes with its harmony. Its slim spire rising high in the sky, the rough texture of the walls, and small buttresses on the sides give the church a medieval appearance. Losyach village on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.

St. Anthony Catholic Church, Losyach, Ternopil region, Ukraine, photo 1

very elegant church

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Dec/15

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Happy New Year 2016!

Let this New Year be the one, where all your dreams come true. So with a joyful heart, put a start to this year anew. Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year!

Happy New Year 2016

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Let’s sum up the year and look at the posts in our blog about Ukraine that became the most popular in 2015.

1. Odessa – the view from above. Odessa, one of the most famous Ukrainian cities, is known as the “Pearl of the South”.

Odessa - the view from above

Top 10 posts about Ukraine in 2015

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Kozelets is an urban village with a population of about 8,300 people located in the southwest of the Chernihiv region.

The main attraction of Kozelets is a five-domed Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin (1752-1763, architect A.V. Kvasov) with a bell tower (1776-1770) – a unique monument, which combines elements of Ukrainian and Rastrelli baroque. Kozelets on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.

Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin in Kozelets, Chernihiv region, Ukraine, photo 1

remarkable architectural monument

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In winter, the Ukrainian Carpathians, part of the Carpathian mountain range in the west of the country, are like a remarkably beautiful place from a fairy tale.

Let’s go on a trip to the area near Mount Chorna Klyva (1,719 meters), located on the border of Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions. Photo by: Alexander Kotenko.

Winter fairytale of the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

explore the snowy country

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Zhytomyr, a city with a population of about 270 thousand people, is located in the north-west of Ukraine. It is the capital of the Zhytomyr region.

Founded in 884, and first mentioned in 1321, the city has quite a number of interesting architectural monuments. Let’s look at some of them. Photos by: camrador.

The House of Celebrations (1903) – one of the most beautiful buildings in Zhytomyr (Velyka Berdychivska Street, 61).

Architectural monuments, Zhytomyr, Ukraine, photo 1

architecture of Zhytomyr

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Dec/15

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Ukraine is open for tourism

Ukraine, the largest country in Europe, has a unique mixture of attractions – the seaside, mountains, rivers and lakes, marvelous cities and authentic countryside.

It is a beautiful and safe to visit country. Here you will find magnificent culture, delicious cuisine and famous Ukrainian hospitality. Experience Ukraine and find what it means for U.

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Dec/15

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Uvarova Palace in Turchynivka

Uvarova Palace (1899-1900), located in the center of Turchynivka village in the Zhytomyr region, is a fine example of the Renaissance-Art Nouveau style. The brick building of the palace is surrounded by a park.

It was part of the dowry of Fyodor Tereshchenko’s daughter Natalia, who married Sergei Uvarov, the leader of the nobles of the Berdichev district. Fyodor Tereshchenko was a prominent industrialist and philanthropist. Uvarova Palace on Google Maps. Photos by: madmax.

Uvarova Palace in Turchynivka, Zhytomyr region, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful architectural monument

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