Kamyanets-Podilskyy and Hotyn fortresses
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
of numerous wars and fights.
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
St. Sophia Cathedral
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
Adventurous trip to Hoverla mountain will not live
leave any touris 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.
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.
Palanok castle in Mukachevo
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.
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
Esembly of Rynok square in Lviv
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.
Shevchenkivskyy Park is an open air Lviv museum of
folk architecture and life with the collection of farmsteads, windmills, churches and schooles of 1718th
century from all regions of Ukraine. It is situated in Shevchenkivskyi Hai (forest) - one of most picturesque sites of Lviv.
Zhovkva town and Krehiv monastery
Zhovkva is the only remaint in Ukraine example of
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