Chokrak Lake • Kerch
Chokrak Lake
Chokrak Lake • Kerch
The salty Chokrak Lake, situated on the Kerch Peninsula near the village Kurortnoye, is a true natural wonder. It is notable for its unique curative mud, whose composition has no analogues in the world. The mud is formed on the lake’s bottom by hydrosulfuric springs and mud volcanoes, as well as by algae and microorganisms from the sea water, which feeds the lake through a narrow sand and shell ba

Jur-Jur Waterfall • Alushta
Jur-Jur Waterfall
Jur-Jur Waterfall • Alushta
The full-flowing Jur-Jur Waterfall, situated in Alushta’s surroundings, in mysterious, densely overgrown with forest Khapkhal ravine, is rightly reckoned among the most beautiful Crimean waterfalls. In addition to being very picturesque, it is notable for being the most powerful waterfall on the peninsula: on the contrary to the majority of its Crimean ‘colleagues,’ Jur-Jur, whose water discharge

Mud Volcanoes • Kerch
Mud Volcanoes
Mud Volcanoes • Kerch
Old Kerch is notable not only for antique ruins, old burial mounds and medieval fortresses, but also for truly unique natural attractions, located in the city’s surroundings. One of them is an amazing mud volcanoes valley, spread out 8 kilometers away from Kerch. Mud volcanoes are a quite rare natural phenomenon and are not as widespread as magmatic ones. Such volcanoes are formed as a result of t

Dniester Canyon • Ternopil
Dniester Canyon
Dniester Canyon • Ternopil
The picturesque Dniester Canyon, stretching over three regions of the Western Ukraine, is rightly called one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Ukraine. Being 250-kilometer-long, it is one of the longest ravines in Europe. The Dniester Canyon impresses not only with its immensity, but also with breathtaking natural beauties: fantastic landscapes, rocky cliffs, overgrown with deciduous forests, numero

Shevchenko Garden • Kharkiv
Shevchenko Garden
Shevchenko Garden • Kharkiv
The magnificent Shevchenko Garden, spread out near Kharkiv main landmark, the Svobody Square, is the oldest and the most beautiful park complex in the city. Convenient location, beautified green areas, and great number of original objects make it a popular recreation and entertainment place for Kharkiv locals and guests. The garden was laid out on the initiative of Kharkiv University’s founder in

Ivanova Gora • Poltava
Ivanova Gora
Ivanova Gora • Poltava
The Ivanova Gora (literally: Ivan’s Mount) is virtually a sacral place for Poltava locals: it is city’s historical core, where the whole complex of architectural and historical attractions, each having a status of Poltava’s highlight, is situated. This place is notable for being an excellent observation area that opens wonderful views of the city downtown and its most token structures. The Ivanova

Shcherbakov Park • Donetsk
Shcherbakov Park
Shcherbakov Park • Donetsk
The Shcherbakov Park of Culture and Recreation is Donetsk’s central park, its trademark and favorite recreation place for residents and visitors alike. Stretching along the interconnected ponds and perfectly equipped with all necessary amenities, it is rightly considered to be one of the most beautiful parks in the country. Well-attended paths with comfortable benches and cozy pergolas, original s

Dnipropetrovsk Quay • Dnipropetrovsk
Dnipropetrovsk Quay
Dnipropetrovsk Quay • Dnipropetrovsk
The Dnipropetrovsk Quay, stretching along the right bank of the Ukraine’s main water artery for almost 30 kilometers, is considered to be the longest one in the country and in the whole Europe. It is one of the most well-known and frequently visited places in the city, Dnipropetrovsk’s trademark and locals’ pride. The beautified street with boulevards in the center appeared at the Dnieper River re

Shevchenko Park • Dnipropetrovsk
Shevchenko Park
Shevchenko Park • Dnipropetrovsk
The Shevchenko Park is the oldest and one of the most beautiful parks in the city. Recognized as a monument of landscape art, it has long become the favorite strolling and recreation place for Dnipropetrovsk locals and guests, who are attracted by rich vegetation and an opportunity to admire amazing views of the mighty Dnieper River from park’s observation areas. The story of the modern Shevchenko
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