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What an awesome view! The last warm rays of the autumn sun – Pylypets village in the Carpathian Mountains (Zakarpattia region). Photo by Alexey Skalin

Pylypets village, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine

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Jul/14

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Gorgany Mountains in all its glory

Gorgany is a mountain range located in Outer Eastern Carpathians – the least accessible and least populated part of the Ukrainian Carpathians (Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions).

The name of the mountain range comes from the name of rock slides called “gorgan”. This area is a popular tourist destination. Photo by Yuriy Shevchenko

Gorgany Mountains, Carpathians, Ukraine

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Jul/14

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Misty rural landscapes of the Carpathians

Lazeshchyna is a picturesque village with a population of about four thousand people located in Rakhiv district of Zakarpattia region. In the valley, the river with the same name flows creating amazing mists between rural hills.

This is the perfect place to take pictures – haystacks, lonely houses on the hills, paths in the lush grass, mists and views of the highest peaks of the Carpathians – the mountains Hoverla and Petros. Photos by Alexander Kotenko

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beautiful scenery

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Jun/14

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Gold morning in the Ukrainian Carpathians

What a beautiful landscape! Early morning in the Carpathian Mountains (Zakarpattia region). Photo by Sergey Ershov

Gold morning in the Ukrainian Carpathians

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These wonderful pictures of blooming rhododendron were taken in the area of Chernogora ridge – the highest mountain range in the Ukrainian Carpathians located in Zakarpattia region. Photos by Alexander Kotenko

Blooming rhododendron in the Ukrainian Carpathians, photo 1

beautiful nature views

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Ukrainian part of Hutsul Alps also known as Marmarosy is located in Rakhovsky district of Zakarpattia region.

Hutsul Alps are the most beautiful mountains in the Ukrainian Carpathians due to high altitude (over 1,900 meters), diverse geological structure, and deep valleys (up to 1500 meters). Photos by Alexander Kotenko

Hutsul Alps, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful mountain scenery

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Zakarpattia (Transcarpathia) region is located on the south-western slopes and foothills of the Eastern Carpathians. Carpathian Mountains cover about 80% of its territory. This region borders with four countries: Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland.

The region is an important area of tourism in Ukraine. This wonderful collection of beautiful summer photos was taken in Rakhiv district of Zakarpattia region by Vlad Sokolovsky

Pastoral Summer Landscapes of Transcarpathia, Ukraine photo 1

beautiful summer views

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Ukrainian Carpathians is a part of the Carpathian mountain range, located in the west of Ukraine. This region is one of the tourist centers of the country and is beautiful in all seasons.

But the area becomes especially picturesque during the snowy winter when all the landscapes are like illustrations of winter fairy tales. These beautiful photos were taken in the area of small ridge Kukul which forms the border between Zakarpattia and Ivano-Frankivsk regions. Photos by Alexander Kotenko

Winter Fairy Tale in the Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

amazing winter scenery

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Sep/13

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The mystical beauty of the Carpathians

The Carpathian Mountains is the mountain range located in Central Europe. Ukrainian Carpathians are situated in the west of Ukraine mainly in Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Zakarpattia and Chernivtsi regions.

Mountainous terrain stretches for about 280 km. Hoverla Mountain (2061 meters) is the highest point of Ukraine. In rainy and foggy weather, this region is particularly dark and mysterious. Photos by Richard Zorge

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gloomy mysterious forest

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The Carpathian National Park was founded in 1968. The park is located in Zakarpattia and Ivano-Frankivsk regions of Ukraine, in the Eastern Carpathians.

The total area of the national park is 12,672 hectares: 11,657 hectares are covered by forests, 453 hectares are grassland and 51 ha – various bodies of water. The park consists of three reserves: Goverlyansky, Chernogorsky, and Ugolsky.

Goverlyansky Reserve - the Carpathian National Park, Ukraine photo 1

let’s walk through the woods

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