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10 top places that are worth to visit in Ukraine

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10 top places that are worth to visit in Ukraine

  1. 1.  These fortresses are no doubt on the first place of 7 wonders of Ukraine. Kamyanets-Podilskyy town has the frotification system that is unique all over the Europe and Hotyn fortrees was the center of numerous wars and fights.
  2. 2.  Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra is a unique monastic complex, included by the UNESCO into the list of the monuments of the world-wide significance. The complex consists of two parts: the above-ground (religious constructions complex) and underground (caves).
  3. 3.  The famous St. Sophia Cathedral is the principal temple of Kyiv Rus, founded by Yaroslav Mudry (Yaroslav The Wise), which survived the centuries and extant to our days. Presently this complex is included into the world heritage protected by the UNESCO.
  4. 4.  Adventurous trip to Hoverla mountain will not live leave any tourist indifferent as this is the highest mountain in Ukraine. An additional excursion can be made to the Prut River waterfall, one of the Danube tributaries, situated to the south of the main trail.
  5. 5.  The most popular and famous castle in Lviv region is Olesko. From a distance we can see the powerful defensive building on the picturesque hill in Olesko, which walls are formed of the cutted stone blocks, they "remember" a lot of invasions of polyglot invaders.
  6. 6.  This castle is the most precious historical finding of Transcarpathians dated back to XV - XVI centuries. It has not been conquered through its all history because of its location on 68 meter high volcanic hill. The founding cornerstone for the castle was laid sometime in the 14th century.
  7. 7.  It is the most sacred eastern orthodox holy place in Volyn and the second-important one after Kiev-Pechersk Lavra in Ukraine. The most precious acquisition of this holly complex is a wonder-working icon of the Blessed Virgin that has a gift of miraculous healing.
  8. 8.  Rynok Square - the centre of the Lviv historical-architectural preserve - ia a grand esembly. It is dated back to the 14th century and is formed by a complex of 44 buildings, different in style and period. Many of them beras traces of Reneissance, baroque, Empire and modern styles.
  9. 9.  Shevchenkivsky Park is an open air Lviv museum of folk architecture and life with the collection of farmsteads, windmills, churches and schools of 1718th century from all regions of Ukraine. It is situated in Shevchenkivsky Hai (forest) - one of most picturesque sites of Lviv.
  10. 10.  Zhovkva is the only remaining in Ukraine example of Renaissance "ideal" city-citadel. The place of interest in Krehiv is a wooden church (built in 1724) with an interesting iconostasis, and a wooden bell tower near it which saved the lines of defensive architecture.

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