The Museum of Local Lore (Bishop's House)
Founded in the second half of the 19th century, Zhytomyr museum of local lore is one of the oldest museum facilities in Ukraine. Its collection began from the 48 minerals and rocks that were given for exhibition by the former governor of the district. Soon the exposition was supplemented with collection of coins, materials from archives and other valuables, which were presented to the future museu

Cathedral of the Holy Transfiguration
Built as the main Orthodox church on Volyn', Zhytomir’s Cathedral of the Holy Transfiguration is rightfully considered to be the town’s symbol. Its construction began in 1851, on top of an ancient Basilian church. However, soon after the construction finished, the temple collapsed. The reason for the catastrophe turned out to be the frailness of the brick, from which it was built. The Cathedral’s

Mury of Vinnytsia • Vinnytsia (75 km.)
Mury of Vinnytsia
Mury of Vinnytsia • Vinnytsia (75 km.)
In the early 17th century the representatives of the catholic Jesuit order appeared in Vinnytsia and with financial support of one of then town's governors built a monastery on the picturesque bank of the Southern Bug. The monks surrounded the cloister, which consisted of catholic church, collegium and dormitory, with massive fortress walls with loopholes and combat towers. These powerful defensiv
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