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Sokyrnytsya is a large village with a population of about 5 thousand people located in the south of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 120 km from Uzhhorod.

The main architectural attraction of this place is the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (1704) – a masterpiece of wooden sacral architecture that has the status of an architectural monument of national importance. Near the church there is a bell tower, built in 1770. Sokyrnytsya on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Sokyrnytsya, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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Pryslip is a village with a population of about 800 people located in the northeastern part of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 160 km east of Uzhhorod, near the junction of the borders of three Ukrainian regions: Zakarpattia, Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk oblasts.

The main sight of this place is the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (1797) – an architectural monument of national importance. This is one of those Transcarpathian churches, which are located far in the highlands and to which there are no paved roads. Tourists practically do not get here. Pryslip on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Nicholas in Pryslip, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

nice wooden church

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Uzhok is a village of about 700 people located in the northwest of Zakarpattia Oblast, near the border of Ukraine with Poland.

The main attraction of this place is the wooden Church of St. Michael the Archangel (1745) – an architectural monument of national importance, one of the most interesting buildings of the Boyko architectural style. Uzhok on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Uzhok, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

picturesque monument of wooden architecture

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Nov/21

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Church of St. Anne in Bukivtsovo

Bukivtsovo is a village with a population of about 200 people located in Zakarpattia Oblast, 35 km north-east of Uzhhorod.

A monument of wooden architecture of national importance has been preserved here – the Church of St. Anna, which belongs to the best Transcarpathian baroque churches. Bukivtsovo on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Anne in Bukivtsovo, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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Nyzhnya Apsha is a large village with a population of about 7,000 people located in the southeast of Zakarpattia Oblast in western Ukraine.

One of the main attractions of the village is the wooden Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker – an architectural monument of national importance. According to some sources, it was built in 1604 (according to others – in 1561) with the following rebuilding in the 18th century. Nyzhnya Apsha on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Nyzhnya Apsha, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

majestic wooden church

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Palad-Komarivtsi is a village with a population of about 800 people located in Zakarpattia Oblast, about 15 km south-west of Uzhhorod and near the border of Ukraine with Slovakia.

The main attraction of Palad-Komarivtsi is the Reformed Church (1729) – a picturesque architectural monument standing on a hill in the central part of the village and created by a combination of two styles: Baroque and Gothic. Palad-Komarivtsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Reformed Church in Palad-Komarivtsi, 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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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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May/19

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Blooming Spring in Uzhhorod

Uzhhorod is a city with a population of about 113 thousand people standing on the banks of the Uzh River at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains. Located about 813 km south-west of Kyiv, on the border with Slovakia, it is the administrative center of the Zakarpattia region.

The smallest regional center of Ukraine, Uzhhorod has a rich and long history, significant architectural heritage. The city looks especially colorful in late April – early May, when sakura, magnolia, tulips, and lilac are flowering. Photos by: uzh_city.

Blooming Spring in Uzhhorod, Ukraine, photo 1

colors of spring in Uzhhorod

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Jan/19

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Snow-covered Streets of Uzhhorod

Uzhhorod, the capital of the Zakarpattia region, is located in the very west of Ukraine. This city at the foot of the Carpathians is the smallest regional center of the country, but has a rich and long history.

Winter in Uzhhorod is usually mild with an average temperature of about zero degrees Celsius. This winter, the first heavy snow fell in Uzhhorod only in January and the streets of the city decorated by the New Year and Christmas illumination became very picturesque. Photos by: uzh_city.

Snow-covered Streets of Uzhhorod, Ukraine, photo 1

snowfall in Uzhhorod

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