Memorial to the Victims of Fascism
Rivne is famous for being the city with tough and tragic fate, which haunted it over the whole history of its existence. However, the darkest pages in city’s history were entered by the 20th century: during the World War II, Rivne’s territory was occupied by the German-fascist invaders and concentration camps, where people were massively annihilated, were created there. After the war, the Memorial

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

Zbarazh Castle • Ternopil (153 km.)
Zbarazh Castle
Zbarazh Castle • Ternopil (153 km.)
Zbarazh Castle is a recognized masterpiece of the fortification art and is reckoned among the most interesting monuments of the defensive architecture in the Western Ukraine. Located in the small town Zbarazh near Ternopil, it is one of the major tourist attractions of the region. Castle's history started in the 1620s, when the Lithuanian Princes Zbarazsky brothers set off to build a massive fortr

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 -

Old Castle • Ternopil (143 km.)
Old Castle
Old Castle • Ternopil (143 km.)
Today, the Old Castle, from where Ternopil history started many centuries ago, is recognized as architectural monument of national importance and is rightly considered one of the city's key points of interest. The importance of the castle, which is the oldest surviving construction in Ternopil, is justified by the fact that it is the main heraldic figure on the city's coat of arms. Construction of

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 -

Svirzh Castle • Lviv (186 km.)
Svirzh Castle
Svirzh Castle • Lviv (186 km.)
Lviv neighborhood is famous for the multitude of ancient castles and fabulous palaces that used to serve their owners - predominantly Polish kings and magnates - as fortified residences. The medieval castle in the picturesque Svirzh settlement is rightly considered one of the most beautiful among them. This unique monument of fortification architecture stands on the high rocky hill, surrounded wi

Bernardine Monastery and Catholic Church
The medieval complex of the former Bernardine Monastery with the gorgeous Catholic Church of the Saint Andrew the First-Called is one of the most enigmatic historical and architectural monuments in ancient Lviv. Its magnificent, covered with multitude of legends, buildings invariably arrest attention and cause admiration of everyone strolling through Old Town. Bernardine monks came to Lviv in the
  1 2 3 45 6 7