Potocki Palace • Lviv
Potocki Palace
Potocki Palace • Lviv
Wherever you go in Lviv, you are inevitably astonished by its inimitable and varied architecture. However, the Potocki Palace, hiding behind open-worked forged fence on one of the streets that radiate from the main city artery, Svobody Avenue, stands out against the background of majestic ancient buildings, huddling in the downtown. Its elegant building, whose luxurious forms are reminiscent of Fr

Lubomirski Palace (Furniture and China Museum)
The building of the former Lubomirski Palace is one of the many gems of Rynok Square’s splendid ensemble. Reckoned among the best baroque secular buildings in Lviv, it is rightly considered to be the most valuable monument of architecture of the 18th century. Currently the ancient palace hosts the Furniture and China Museum’s exposition. The first building appeared here in the 17th century. It was

The House of Organ and Chamber Music
The House of Organ and Chamber Music is reckoned among Dnipropetrovsk’s brightest sights for a reason: it is located in the former St. Nikolas Cathedral’s building, which is considered to be one the most beautiful and original constructions in the city. It has an honorable status of the 20th century’s architectural monument and stands in the list of cultural heritage sites of national importance.

Kalamita Fortress • Sevastopol
Kalamita Fortress
Kalamita Fortress • Sevastopol
The ruins of the once majestic Kalamita fortress, standing on the picturesque Monastic Rock’s plateau in the Sevastopol outskirts, is one of the most interesting monuments of medieval Crimea’s fortification architecture, which is rightly reckoned among the most unique sights on the peninsula. The first fortifications appeared here back in the 6th century. Built by Byzantines, they served as protec

Zakarpattia Museum of Folk Architecture and Heritage
Zakarpattia Museum of Folk Architecture and Heritage, located at Castle Hill’s foot, is one of the most original and interesting museums not only in Uzhgorod, but also in the whole region. This skansen is the oldest museum of such kind in the country and is rightly considered to be the true treasury that keeps unique monuments of Zakarpattia material and spiritual culture. Authentic wooden archite

Nevitsky Castle • Uzhgorod
Nevitsky Castle
Nevitsky Castle • Uzhgorod
The Nevitsky Castle, whose ruins lie on the top of the high mountain in the picturesque Uzh River’s valley, is called one of Zakarpattia many architectural wonders for a reason. Despite the fact that only walls and several towers remained from the medieval castle, it still makes a strong impression on history buffs and romantics who come up here in order to admire charming Carpathian panoramas. Th

Catholic Church of St. George
The elegant Catholic Church of St. George decorates Uzhgorod’s historical center for several centuries already and is one of the most ancient catholic temples in the city. Its high, topped with three domelike turrets building is officially reckoned among the most beautiful and remarkable cultic constructions of the ancient city. Uzhgorod residents owe the appearance of this architectural gem to t

Uzhgorod Castle (Zakarpattia Local History Museum)
The medieval castle standing on the hill in the Uzh River valley is ancient Uzhgorod’s historical heart and its major sight. Despite its venerable age, it is perfectly preserved and is reckoned among the most famous and frequently visited castles in Ukraine. Visiting it allows not only to see the priceless historical and architectural monument, but also to feel the true medieval spirit that soars

Pereni Palace • Mukachevo
Pereni Palace
Pereni Palace • Mukachevo
A small town Vynohradiv lies at the foot of the picturesque Chorna Hora (Black Mount) not far from Mukachevo. It is seldom marked on Ukraine’s tourist map, although, the town is worth visiting, if only for the Pereni Palace standing in depth of the old park. The palace is considered to be one of the oldest samples of Zakarpattia palatial architecture. Members of one of the richest and the most inf
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