Now that the writer has piqued your interest in Ukraine, let him share with you the top 10 best places to visit in this Eastern European country.
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A Guide to Exploring Lviv…
Lviv is a gorgeous city in Ukraine, which attracts tourists from all over all year round. The city’s center has been part of UNESCO’s World Heritage list for decades. The area has survived quite a few battles and foreign governments ever since it was first founded in the early 1200s.
With winter on its way out, it’s time to book your getaways for the year. There’s never been a better time to head east, with adventure tourism,…
Kiev, Ukraine is brimming with culture and history and makes a great budget family-travel destination. Adriana shares a weekends worth of best things to do in Kiev, Ukraine with kids, plus where to stay in Kiev and the city’s best restaurants.
Ever heard of Lviv? Nope, nor had I before I started my trip to Ukraine and began learning more and more about this gorgeous gem of a city located in the west of the country. A UNESCO World Heritage listed town, Lviv, with its great culinary offerings, artistic flavour and coffee obsession sounded right up my street and with the ability to hop onboard a romantic night train from Kiev to get there, I knew it was going to make the perfect accompaniment to my time in Ukraine’s capital. And Ukraine being Ukraine, I also had an inkling that Lviv…
Come along with Travel Writer Cacinda Maloney as she explores all the things to do in Kiev and gives you the inside scoop on Kiev sightseeing.
Kiev, Ukraine is one of the most fascinating and interesting capitals in Europe. Here are 15 solid reasons why you should visit Kiev as soon as possible!
Ukraine is a country frequented by many visitors or traversed on the way to another European destination. Ukraine is rich in culture and many architectural sites, along with green areas, forests and abundant rivers. Unfortunately, this country has a history of military struggles, demonstrations and conflicts, the last of which was half of Crimea being annexed by Russia. However, even today you can visit and enjoy a variety of beautiful cities and districts that give extraordinary experiences to any traveler from anywhere, and these are the 10 most recommended places to visit in Ukraine:
1. Olesko Castle, Lviv
Olesko Castle can be found on the top of a green hill in the Lviv district, and although it was built in the 13th century, it is very well preserved to this day. Although the area around it may seem quiet and pastoral, it is a structure that became the focus of a political battle in the 14th century when Poland, Lithuania, and Hungary claimed ownership of the land on which the castle stood and wanted to gain sole control over it.
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Through years of political upheaval and economic turmoil, Ukraine’s capital city, Kiev, has remained a vibrant, engaging place to visit. For travelers, its food and culture rival the best of Europe at a fraction of the price. Here’s more on why this often overlooked destination should top your getaway list.
Maidan: This square was the site of deadly protests in 2014 that ushered in the country’s pro-European revolution. It’s now a bustling tourist hotspot surrounded by shops, restaurants, an evening fountain show, the towering Independence Monument and the Instagram-ready I Love Kyiv sign.
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Five Ukrainian preserved area objects are added to the list of the World Heritage.
The National nature parks Synevyr, Zacharovany Krai, Podilski Tovtry and nature reserves Gorgany and Roztochya are added to the list of the World Heritage Site of the UNESCO. The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine reported this.
The decision to add 63 blocks of the immemorial beech forests from ten countries to the Ukrainian-Slovakian World Heritage Site of the UNESCO ‘Beech primary forests of Carpathian and the immemorial beech forests of Germany’ was made at the 41st session of Committee on World Heritage of UNESCO in Krakow, Poland.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site status provides the priority of the attraction of the investments to support the sites if the world culture and nature heritage from the World Heritage Fund.
UKRAINE IS the biggest country wholly in Europe, and yet travelers don’t often visit. In fact, most foreigners have a hard time pointing the country out on a map, despite its size. Recently, I was invited by Cobblestone Freeway Tours to join one of their Ukraine trips. The tour brought us to places less seen by visitors and I found it to be a great way to experience authentic local culture. I enjoyed myself so much that after the tour, I decided to stick around and explore on my own. Here’s why:
1. Because of its unbelievable natural settings
These are the Carpathian Mountains at sunset. Ukraine is beautiful — rolling green hills, snow peaked mountains, lush flowers, and beautiful sunsets. The air is invigorating; the hiking is superb. There are deserts, beaches, 11 million hectares of forests, and over 70,000 rivers and streams.