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Jan/21

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Roman Catholic Church-Chapel in Antoniv

Antoniv is a village with a population of about 300 people located in Ternopil Oblast, about 100 km south of Ternopil. Here you can see the picturesque Roman Catholic church-chapel built in 1934-1936.

There is no more information about it. The services lasted only a few years. They were stopped during the Soviet era. Today, the church is abandoned and gradually falling apart. Antoniv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Roman Catholic Church-Chapel in Antoniv, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque church-chapel

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Dec/20

20

Church of the Assumption in Chortkiv

The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1581-1584), a picturesque wooden Orthodox church, is one of the architectural attractions of Chortkiv and the oldest church of this town.

The attacks of the Ottomans and Crimean Tatars in 1593, 1617, 1640 caused significant damage to the building. It acquired its present appearance in 1635. The church and bell tower were completely renovated in the 1990s. Church of the Assumption on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Assumption in Chortkiv, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful old church

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Dec/20

9

Church of the Ascension in Chortkiv

The Church of the Ascension of the Lord in the town of Chortkiv, located in the south of Ternopil Oblast, is a unique monument of Ukrainian wooden architecture. The covering of the church resembles scales, it is firmly attached to the building and reliably protects it from bad weather.

The original church, built in 1630, was named after St. Nicholas. After the Polish-Turkish war of 1672-1676, Chortkiv was occupied by Ottoman troops for 10 years. During the fighting, the church was completely destroyed. The Church of the Ascension on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Ascension in Chortkiv, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing wooden church

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Nov/20

25

The Dominican Church in Chortkiv

Chortkiv is a town with a population of about 29 thousand people located in the southern part of Ternopil Oblast in western Ukraine, about 75 km south of Ternopil.

A lot of architectural and historical sights have been preserved in the central part of this town. Architectural monuments are of historical value and the background buildings of the late 19th – early 20th centuries give Chortkiv a special flavor. Chortkiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The Dominican Church in Chortkiv, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing Catholic church

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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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Pidhaitsi, first mentioned in written sources in 1468, is a town with a population of about 2,700 people located in Ternopil Oblast, about 64 km south-west of Ternopil.

This town has preserved a number of interesting architectural monuments. One of them is the Assumption Church (1650-1653) – an architectural monument of national importance constructed in the Renaissance style in combination with Ukrainian church traditions. Pidhaitsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Fortified Assumption Church in Pidhaitsi, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

unique defensive church

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Mykulyntsi is an urban village with a population of about 3,600 people located in Ternopil Oblast, about 19 km south of Ternopil. First mentioned in chronicles in 1096, this is the oldest settlement in the region and one of the oldest settlements in Western Ukraine.

There are several architectural monuments in Mykulyntsi including the palace and the ruins of the castle. The Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity (1761-1779) located here is a unique architectural monument of national importance. This is one of the largest Baroque churches in Ternopil Oblast. Mykulyntsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Holy Trinity Church in Mykulyntsi, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing Baroque church

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Zbarazh Castle (1626-1631) is located in a park near the center of the town of Zbarazh in the central part of Ternopil Oblast, about 24 km northeast of Ternopil.

In 1649, this fortification played a key role during the uprising of the Zaporozhye Cossacks led by Bohdan Khmelnytsky. As a result of the siege of Zbarazh and the ensuing Battle of Zboriv fought between the combined Cossack-Crimean force and the Crown army of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the Treaty of Zboriv was signed. Zbarazh Castle on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Zbarazh Castle, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

fly over Zbarazh Castle

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Skala-Podilska is an urban-type settlement with a population of about 4,200 people located in the Borshchiv district of Ternopil Oblast, about 106 km southeast of Ternopil.

One of the main architectural attractions of Skala-Podilska is the Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – a stone religious building with Gothic features built in 1719. Skala-Podilska on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Assumption of the Virgin in Skala-Podilska, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque Catholic church

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Butsniv is a village with a population of about 1,200 people located about 12 km south of Ternopil. One of the landmarks of the village is the Church of Saints Peter and Paul – an architectural monument of local significance.

It was built as a Catholic church according to the project of the Lviv architect Julian Zakharevich in 1890-1891. During the First World War, the church was partially destroyed. In 1922-1923, the building was restored. Butsniv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Butsniv, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque stone church

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