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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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Roztoka is a village with a population of about 400 people located in the northern part of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 120 km north-east of Uzhhorod.

Here you can see a picturesque wooden monument of architecture of national importance – the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is one of the oldest churches in this region built in the middle of the 17th century. The church received its present appearance in 1759. Roztoka on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary in Roztoka, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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Church of the Holy Spirit in Kotelnytsya

Kotelnytsya is a small village of about 400 people located in the north of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 103 km northeast of Uzhhorod.

Here you can see an interesting monument of wooden architecture of the 18th century standing on a hillside – the Church of the Holy Spirit, a classic example of Baroque churches in the upper reaches of the Latoritsa River. Kotelnytsya on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Holy Spirit in Kotelnytsya, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

interesting wooden church

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Pylypets is a village with a population of about 1,000 people and a popular ski resort located in the north of Zakarpattia Oblast, about 120 km east of Uzhhorod.

The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1762), located in this village, is one of the best examples of the Baroque style of wooden church architecture, an architectural monument of national importance. Pylypets on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin in Pylypets, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful wooden church

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Schonborn Palace, also known as Beregvar Castle, is the former residence and hunting lodge of the German-Austrian noble family of Schonborn, whose representatives were the largest landowners in Transcarpathia.

This architectural monument of national importance, which is currently used as the sanatorium “Carpathians”, is located in the village of Karpaty, about 17 km north-east of Mukachevo in Zakarpattia Oblast. Schonborn Palace on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Palace of Counts Schonborn in Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

very picturesque palace

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Bene is a village of about 1,400 people located in the southwest of Zakarpattia Oblast, near the border of Ukraine with Hungary.

The main attraction of this place is the Catholic Church of the Heart of Jesus, built in the Gothic style in the late 14th – early 15th centuries – an architectural monument of national importance. Bene on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Defensive Catholic Church of the Heart of Jesus in Bene, 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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Hoverla (in Romanian “Howarla” means “difficult to pass elevation”) is the highest mountain and the highest point in the territory of Ukraine (2,061 m above sea level). It is located on the border of the Zakarpattia and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, about 17 km from the border with Romania.

It is a popular summer and winter tourism destination. The first tourist route with climbing the mountain was opened in 1880. In the north, you can see the cities of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast: Ivano-Frankivsk, Kolomyia, and Snyatin. Mount Hoverla on Google Maps. Photos by: Alexey Medvedev.

Climbing Hoverla - the highest mountain in Ukraine, photo 1

winter on Hoverla

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