Ukraine Tourism
Picking up Nicely

Ukraine Tourism is slowly picking up after years of disturbance that kept many tourists away. Ukraine, located in Eastern Europe is one of the largest countries in the Old Continent. It has a large coast on the Black Sea and many forested mountains with many attractions.

Kiev the Capital of Ukraine

Kiev the Capital of Ukraine

Known locally as Kyiv, is a city of about 3 million inhabitants located on Dnieper River. It is a busy capital that was the center of trade routes between the Baltic and the Mediterranean. It reached its greatest period during the 11th and 12th centuries. The architecture and art of Kiev are considered world treasures.

Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine

Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine

They are called the Green Pearls of Ukraine. It is one of the most popular resorts and tourist center in the country. It features forests, natural areas, meadows and human beings living in harmony with nature.

Sofievka Park, Uman, Ukraine

This is a masterpiece of architecture of the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th centuries. It is located on the outskirts of Cherkassy in the Uman region. It is a marvel of land, water, sculptures and architectural works.

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Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv features narrow medieval streets paved with stones with very well-preserved architecture. In the ancient times it was the capital of a mighty Slavic state called Galicia-Volyn. It was first part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and later of Poland.

Odesa, Ukraine

Odessa, known as the “Pearl of the Black Sea”, it is Ukraine’s most important commercial city. Its mild climate and warm waters attract hundreds of thousands of tourists a year. It’s a city of beautiful avenues, cozy squares and pastel painted buildings.

Chernihiv, Ukraine

It has been settled since more than 2,000 years. It is a very important region in the history of Ukraine. It was the second most important city during the Rus period in Ukrainian history, serving as a major regional capital.

Saint Sophia Cathedral

Saint Sophia Cathedral

Located in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev, it is an architectural symbol of the city. Built in 1037 and completed in 1057 it is a real masterpiece with roof made of oak wood.

It is Ukraine’s firs UNESCO World Heritage site and at the same time one of the top attractions for Ukraine Tourism.

Mount Goverla

Mount Goverla is a renowned mountain in Ukraine with many visitors annually. It is about 2,000 meters high. It is ideal for climbing mountains. Once you reach the top the view is awe inspiring.

Tunnel of Love

This is a romantic road with a tunnel in Klevan City, covered by green vegetation and flowers to form a very impressive scene. It is the place where couples wish for eternal love and exchange of promises.

The flag of Ukraine

The flag of Ukraine

It is a banner of two equally sized horizontal bands of blue and yellow. Combination of blue and yellow as a symbol of Ukrainian lands comes from the flag of the Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia used in 12th century.

For more information visit Ukraine Tourism Official Website

Images for Ukraine tourism

Kiev by sajmon
Carpathian by alex zelenko
lviv by alex zelenko
Odessa by digr
chrnihiv by valerii Sorokin
st Sophia by tanya dedyukhina
goverla by arraia
tunnel of love by greentourua

All courtesy of Wikimedia commons

Map of Ukraine and its neighbors

Map of Ukraine and its neighbors

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