Vydubitsky Monastery
The Vydubitsky Monastery is reckoned among the oldest cloisters in Kyiv, and its buildings have the status of significant historical and architectural monuments of Ukraine. The monastic complex stands on the picturesque slopes of the Dnieper River in the Vydubichi Hole, which is situated on the territory of the capital's Central Botanical Garden. The origin of the area's and monastery's unusual na

Florovsky Nunnery
The Holy Ascension Florovsky Nunnery's complex that picturesquely stretches at the foot of the Zamkova Mount is one of the most token and majestic sights of the ancient Podol. It is interesting not only for architectural value of its buildings, created in different times and embodying different styles, but also for the fact that it is the oldest working nunnery in Kyiv. There are no exact records

St. Vladimir Cathedral
The monumental St. Vladimir Cathedral that stands opposite to the capital's Botanical Garden is reckoned among the most beautiful temples in Kyiv. Built by the best architects and painted by the prominent artists of their time, it is rightly considered the true work of art having high artistic value. It is not only Ukraine's capital's token cultic building, but one of its most fascinating architec

St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral (House of Organ and Chamber Music)
Spectacular building of the St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral, jutting out into the sky with two slender towers, is one of the most unusual and beautiful buildings in the Old Kyiv. Raised in untypical for Ukraine's capital Neo Gothic style, it significantly stands out against the background of other buildings at the city's downtown and inevitably amazes Kyiv's locals and guests. The need for a

St. Nicholas Cathedral • Chernivtsi
St. Nicholas Cathedral
St. Nicholas Cathedral • Chernivtsi
The majestic St. Nicholas Cathedral, standing at Chernivtsi very center, is rightly considered the most original building of the town. Because of unusual architecture - small crooked cupolas "leaning" to the main dome - the temple is colloquially called "the drunken church." If you stare at it for a long time, you will begin to feel slightly inebriated. So, the St. Nicholas Cathedral can truly be

Dominican Church (Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Mother of God)
When strolling through Ternopil historical center, it's impossible to oversee the amazingly beautiful Dominican Church whose two intricate towers jet into the sky. Built in the middle of the 18th century, this unique monument of the sacral architecture is still one of the most attractive sights in Ternopil. The construction of the monumental Roman Catholic Church started in 1749, on the place wher

Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
The Exaltation Church standing at the pond near the Old Castle is a true adornment of the Ternopil historical center. Built in the first third of the 16th century, it is the oldest cultic building in town and has a status of the architectural monument of national importance. The stone Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was built on Ternopil founder's - Polish Crown Hetman Jan Tarnovsky's -

Church of St. Elizabeth (Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth)
The elegant neo-Gothic Church of St. Elizabeth that pierces the sky with sharp spires is the first to greet Lviv guests arriving at the train station. It is one of the Lviv most admirable and fascinating monuments and is rightly considered city's trademark for over a century. The Catholic Church was built in the early 20th century and named in honor of the wife of Austrian Emperor Franz Josef I -

Jesuit Church (St. Peter and Paul Cathedral)
The Jesuit St. Peter and Paul Cathedral majestically standing in the very heart of the historic Lviv is one of the town's largest and most important cultic buildings. Located in the Old Town's longest street - Teatralnaya, it is rightly considered Lviv's most attractive sight. Jesuits - the representatives of the most influential Catholic monastic Order who were always famous for their education -
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