Archive for Places to visit in Ukraine

TOUR GUIDE. What to See in Kherson

In a small regional center in the south of Ukraine, life flows quietly and slowly. Now it is the largest river port on the Dnipro and the seaport. Many ancient buildings have survived in the city, and this is one of the greenest cities in Ukraine, despite the fact that it is located on the steppe spaces.

1. Glory Park

To the south-east of the Catherine’s Cathedral you can find a memorial park of Glory. That was built in memory of the heroes of the Second World War. A touching monument of the Sorrowful Mother was established there, also there is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, memorial lists of the dead people. This is a sacred place, but, nevertheless, one of the most beautiful in Kherson. The central alley of the park descends to the river, and the view here is delightful.
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TOUR GUIDE. What to See in Kirovograd

“Ukrainian Athens”, and even “little Paris” – that’s how Kirovograd is called by those who love it. And even if it sounds arrogant, believe me, there are foundations for that!

1. Dvortsovaya Street

This is the main pedestrian street of the city. The name of the street seems to take us back to the 18th and 19th centuries. Here you will find many buildings of that era. Walking down the street, do not hide the camera, there is something to take pictures of. Here you will find mansions in neoclassic style. And a beautiful mansion with a rich decor and stucco decorations (by the way, there are legends that there are ghosts). And a building that looks like from a fairy tale.
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TOUR GUIDE. What to See in Vinnitsa

Vinnitsa is a very beautiful city with a rich history. Here you can admire the beautiful architecture of the city, visit the sights, which do not have analogous in the whole Ukraine, and in the evening you can watch a colorful light-music show on the water.

1. The Pirogov’s Museum

The museum is open on the territory of the Vishnya Manor, where the last 20 years of his life lived and worked as an outstanding surgeon, anatomist, scientist and teacher Nikolai Ivanovich Pirogov, who is considered to be the founder of military field surgery, as well as the Red Cross Society.
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TOUR GUIDE. What to See in Cherkassy (Part2)

1. Light-Musical Fountain in Cherkassy

Today the light-musical fountain in the center of Cherkassy is one of the most cozy and memorable places in the city. There sounds nice classical music, and the fountain shimmers with all the colors of the rainbow. A beautiful relaxing picture, it is very difficult to tear your eyes away from it! Light-musical fountain brings practical benefit: coins, which are thrown into the water by spectators, are collected by employees of a special utility company serving the fountain. Already managed to gather money for several accordions for the local music school.
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TOUR GUIDE. What to See in Cherkassy (Part1)

This city is unique by the only White Lotus Buddhist temple in Europe, the hyperboloid Shukhov’s tower. So, about where you can go in Cherkassy, what is interesting about this city, we will tell in our review.

1. The Rose Valley Park

Here usually city events and holidays take place. Here you can sit on the bench, near one of the decorative lakes with fountains. Or look at the vast expanses of the Kremenchuk’s reservoir on the bank of which the park is stretched. The main Attraction of “Valley of Roses” is the original sundial. The arrow of the 15-meter dial is the silhouette of the crane, and figures – 12 chairs, located in a circle.
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TOUR GUIDE. What to See in Kremenchuk

There are not very many historical sights in Kremenchug. But in Kremenchug it is possible to take many pictures with cheerful monuments and fascinating panoramas.

1. Bridge across the Dnipro river

For Kremenchuk this is the same visiting card as the Eiffel Tower for Paris or Big Ben for London. The bridge is on all the paintings devoted to the city, on all posters and book covers. From here you can see beautiful views of the river, city beach, green islands. Particularly impressive are the landscapes at sunset. Well, a bit of extreme in addition: when on the bridge are going trains or trucks, you feel that it just “walks” under your feet. This attraction will be 70 years old soon.
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TOUR GUIDE. What to see in Dnipro (Part2)

Check the Part 1 of our Tour Guide for more interesting places!

1. Quay

To be in Dnipro and not visit the famous embankment of the Dnipro River is inexcusable. This is one of the most beautiful places in the city, besides the Quay is considered to be the longest in Europe – about 30 km. Here are concentrated many different sculptures and monuments, flowers and trees, cafes and restaurants. There you can sit on the longest in Ukraine 50-meter “family” bench. The Quay is especially beautiful in the evening, so no one has a question, where to go in Dnipro in the evening.
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TOUR GUIDE. What to See in Kharkiv (Part2)

1. Cascade

In preparation for the 300th anniversary of the city in 1955, a cascade ladder was built in the western part of Shevchenko’s garden. A fountain flowed along the cascade, and from the upper observation platform a picturesque view of the valley of the Lopan River opened. The fountain still works.
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TOUR GUIDE. What to See in Dnipro (Part1)

The first association with Dnipro is an industrial city. All this is true, but there is another side of the city on the Dnipro river. These are beautiful parks, modern avenues and boulevards, a lot of various museums and theaters.

1. Monastery Island

This is the most romantic and mysterious attraction. This is one of the most popular places among the townspeople and visitors of the city. The decoration of the island is the snow-white Nikolaev’s church, built in 1999. Its gilded dome is visible from different points of the city. You can get to the island by the pedestrian bridge,another option to get to the island is by high-speed trolls. So you will get to a new observation deck, from which a beautiful panorama of the city opens.
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TOUR GUIDE. What to see in Kharkiv (Part1)

Kharkiv can strike the tourists with ambitiousness. Now it is the second city after the capital by the population in Ukraine. Earlier, in Soviet times, Kharkiv was the capital for 15 years. And the attractions of Kharkiv already called for thousands of tourists. So here is the list of what to see in this beautiful city.

1. Sarzhin Yar

This is the yar (girder) that separates Pavlovo Field from the Mountainous region. There is also one of the Kharkov sources of mineral water. Just recently it was restored and brought to the proper view. Now you can get water, dip into the font, rest on benches or lawn. Also in Sarzhin Yar there are wonderful children’s and sports grounds.
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