Cosmos Museum • Kharkiv
Cosmos Museum
Cosmos Museum • Kharkiv
The Cosmos Museum was opened on the premises of the Kharkiv planetarium, which is, by the way, one of the best planetariums on the territory of the former Soviet Union, several years ago. It is the first and the only museum of cosmonautics and ufology in Ukraine so far. The fact that the museum was founded in Kharkiv was not governed by a chance, for the city made a major contribution to the outer

Dubno Castle • Rivne
Dubno Castle
Dubno Castle • Rivne
The Dubno Caste stands on the steep cape near the Ikva River, in the city very center. It is one of the Ukraine’s oldest fortification complexes. Impressing with its majestic beauty and huge historical value, it is a part of the Dubno historical and cultural reserve and is recognized as a true gem of Ukraine’s castle architecture. The Prince Konstantin of Ostroh built the castle on the place of th

Museum 'Marine Curiosities'
Situated in the resort settlement of Shtormove, not far from Yevpatoria, the Museum 'Marine Curiosities' is reckoned among the most original museums of the Crimea and the whole Ukraine. It was created several years ago by local residents, and almost immediately turned into one of the peninsula’s most interesting tourist sights. This unusual museum’s exhibits are various objects, which were once th

Field of the Battle of Berestechko
The national historical and memorial reserve ‘Field of the Battle of Berestechko’ is one of the most meaningful places at Volyn, having a huge historical value. Its attractiveness is based on the amazing combination of perfectly preserved historical landscape, symbolic architecture and multitude of very interesting artifacts. The reserve is situated on the Zhuravlykha Island, not far from the town

Johann Georg Pinsel Museum of Sculpture
The museum of sacral baroque sculpture is reckoned among the Lviv’s most interesting and impressive museums. It keeps the unique heritage of Johann Georg Pinsel – one of the most talented and mysterious sculptors of the 18th century. He is nicknamed Ukrainian Michelangelo for extraordinary mastery. The museum is situated in the building of the age-old Catholic church, which formerly belonged to t

Ostroh Castle • Rivne
Ostroh Castle
Ostroh Castle • Rivne
Menacingly towering over the twenty-meter-high hill in the age-old town of Ostroh not far from Rivne, the Ostroh Castle is seen as a token sample of the Ukrainian fortification architecture and is recognized as one of the Volyn’s most interesting historical and architectural monuments. In the 14th century, the castle complex was raised on the place of the Old Russian town, which was destroyed by M

Museum of Money • Feodosiya
Museum of Money
Museum of Money • Feodosiya
Founded on the initiative of the local numismatist collector in the Crimea, the Feodosiya Museum of Money is the first museum of this kind in Ukraine. It is not surprising that it was opened in Feodosiya, for this age-old city long enjoys the fame of the country’s main numismatic center: it is a leader in the variety of money, which was once minted, printed or used there. At various times, the anc

Naval Museum Balaklava (Museum of Submarines)
The Naval Museum Complex Balaklava is one of the most unusual and interesting museums on the Crimean peninsula. It was created in the early 2000s on the premises of the former top-secret underground plant engaged in repair and maintenance of Soviet Black Sea Fleet’s submarines. The plant was situated inside the giant rock mass on the Balaklava Bay western shore. The grandiose construction of one o

Sparkling Wine Factory ‘Novyi Svit’
The settlement Novyi Svit became famous far beyond the Crimean peninsula thanks to its amazingly beautiful landscapes, azure bays and wonderful beaches with crystal pure water, as well as the Sparkling Wine Factory ‘Novyi Svit.’ Being the main sight and the symbol of this paradise for more than a century and a half, the factory produces very tasty and high quality sparkling wines that are highly a
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