The Diorama ‘Sapun Mount Storm on May 7, 1944’
The diorama ‘Sapun Mount Storm on May 7, 1944’ is one of the largest battle paintings in the world. It is the center of the largest memorial complex in the city that was created on the top of the Sapun Mount in order to commemorate the heroic deed of Soviet warriors who liberated Sevastopol from the German-fascist invaders. Located seven kilometers to the east from Sevastopol, the Sapun Mount had

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

Pysanka Museum (Kolomyya) • Ivano-Frankivsk
Pysanka Museum (Kolomyya)
Pysanka Museum (Kolomyya) • Ivano-Frankivsk
Situated not far from Ivano-Frankivsk, the ancient town Kolomyya is notable for its vivid history and inimitable colour. However, it is mostly associated with the unique Pysanka Museum – the only museum in the world, whose exposition is devoted to the art of painting Easter eggs. Ukraine has an age-old tradition of decorating eggs with plot or ornamental patterns using wax and special dyes, howev

Massandra Winery • Yalta
Massandra Winery
Massandra Winery • Yalta
The Southern Coast of Crimea is notable not only for amazing landscapes, unique nature and the range of priceless historical and architectural monuments, but also for its famous all over the world wines. Crimean wine-making is centered in Massandra winery that is one of the oldest and largest wine-making enterprises in CIS. Today, everyone has an opportunity to visit ancient galleries of wine cell

Shatsky Lakes • Western
Shatsky Lakes
Shatsky Lakes • Western
A scattering of the emerald Shatsky lakes with crystal pure water that are framed in velvet verdure of primeval woods is rightly considered to be one of the Ukraine’s brightest tourist gems. Picturesque landscapes, rich flora and fauna, and mild curative climate make this territory an ideal place for varied recreation and health improvement. The Shatsky lakes are located on the territory of the na

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