Tustan. The uniqueness of this fortress is that it was built on the very top of the rock. Once Tustan fortress was a powerful Western defense of Kyivan Rus. It is one of the places that symbolizes Ukrainian power and the desire to defend its land and dignity. Tustan is an extremely interesting and mysterious tourist destination of Ukraine. Where is this unique place and how to get there? How was the fortress built? What was the function of this fortress? What secrets does it hide? And why did the fortress disappear? Now let’s try to uncover these issues together.
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Khotyn Fortress is one of the 7 wonders of Ukraine. What should every Ukrainian know about the Khotyn Fortress? How is the history of the Ukrainian Cossacks connected with the history of the fortress? And which battle here changed the course of history? You will find the answers to all of these questions in this publication.
Read more >> “Khotyn fortress – one of the “7 Wonders of Ukraine” | Chernivtsi region, Ukraine”
In this publication we will tell you about 7 Wonders of Ukraine and interesting facts about them.
Read more >> “7 Wonders of Ukraine and interesting facts about them”
The Zaporozhian Sich is a place, which every Ukrainian should visit, as well as everyone who is interested in Ukrainian history and who wants to see where the courage of the Ukrainian nation was originated. In this publication we will tell you the most interesting things about the origin of the Zaporozhian Sich and show you how the the Cossacks’ life was organized. We will dive into exciting history. Stay tuned. It’s gonna be very interesting.
Read more >> “The Zaporozhian Sich – the cradle of Ukrainian Cossacks, Khortytsia island, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine”
This thermal complex was opened in 2012 and became extremely popular among both Ukrainians and foreigners.
In this publication we will tell you about the Ukrainian health and recreation thermal complex “Kosyno”, about the details of the stay there, why it attracts more and more visitors and a lot of interesting facts about this unique place.
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Zatoka – the most popular beach resort in Ukraine. In this publication we will show and tell you how the vacation in Zatoka looks like, we will also rate this resort. Read till the end 😉
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The next day we returned to Lviv. On our way back to Lviv we stopped at the most popular Ukrainian ski resort – Bukovel. It is always very active and crowded in winter: music is everywhere, there are many ski instructors everywhere, snow cannons work everywhere, cafes and other catering establishments are packed with hungry skiers.
Read more >> “Bukovel, Probiy waterfall in Yaremche, Lviv: Carpathians, New Year in hutsul style (part 4)”
Our next points of interest were the museums of Verkhovyna. The first museum was the Museum of Music by Roman Kumlyk (a virtuoso musician who could play 50 musical instruments). It is a museum not only of music, but also the museum ofHutsul region ethnography. Hutsul clothing, household items and musical instruments are stored here.
Read more >> “Museum of music by Roman Kumlyk, house-museum of the movie “Tini zabutykh predkiv” (Shadows of the forgotten ancestors)”
The next morning we were joined the tour bus in the centre of Lviv and headed to the Carpathians. First we visited the Museum of Hutsul and Pokuttya region in Kolomyia. Here household items of the inhabitants of the Hutsul region were collected, like: elegant clothes, items carved from wood, tools, models of the interior of Hutsul houses and much more interesting exhibits.
Read more >> “Kolomyia, Hutsul & Pokuttya museum, Pysanka museum, New Year in Verkhovyna: Carpathians, New Year in hutsul style (part 2)”
We went to celebrate the New Year in the Carpathians to enjoy the beauty of the Carpathian Mountains, to plunge into the cozy Hutsul atmosphere. Western Ukraine is, as always, hospitable and “warm”, despite the winter frosts.
Read more >> “Lviv: “New Year in hutsul style” (part 1)”