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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Vai Palm Beach on the Greek Crete island is the largest wild palm forest in Europe. How it was formed, what to do on the Vai palm beach and why it attracts more and more tourists from all over the world – you will get to know about it in this publication. This place surprised us very much!
Read more >> “Crete, Greece (part 7): Vai Palm Beach – the largest wild palm forest in Europe!”
Cave of Zeus on the Greek island of Crete. It would probably be interesting for everyone to visit the cave where, according to Ancient Greek myths, Zeus himself was born – the most important of the ancient Greek gods. You will learn more about this unique place and our adventures there.
Read more >> “Crete, Greece (part 6): Cave of Zeus – place of his birth & Ancient Greek myth about Zeus”
Heraklion is the main city on the Crete island. The history of Heraklion counts over 2,500 years. The city is named after Hercules, the hero of ancient Greek myths, who performed one of his 12 labors on the Crete island. It is believed that Heraklion was founded during the reign of King Minos – the son of Zeus and Europe. Heraklion was the seaport of the Knossos city-state – the Minoan, the first European civilization. Confirmation of the existence of Minoan civilization is the Knossos Palace, located just 6 km from Heraklion.
Read more >> “Crete, Greece (part 5): Heraklion – the city of Heracles, the main city on Crete island”
Knossos Palace on the Crete island. The center of the oldest European civilization and one of the oldest civilizations in the world. It is the place where the European culture was created. The technologies that were used here, impress even today.
What is so special about this place? How is the Knossos Palace connected with Ancient Greek mythology? And what is the origin of ” Minotaur’s Labyrinth” and “Ariadne’s thread” phrases?
This place tells a lot of exciting stories which we gonna share with you.
Read more >> “Crete, Greece (part 4): mysterious Knossos Palace – first European Minoan civilization, Ancient Greek Myths: “Minotaur’s Labyrinth” & “Ariadne’s thread””
Agios Nikolaos is a coastal town located 60 km (40 miles) from the main city of the Crete island – Heraklion and only 10 km from the Elounda resort. As we stayed in the hotel of Elounda resort, the first place we went to explore was Agios Nikolaos.
Read more >> “Crete, Greece (part 3): Agios Nicolaos – top places to see & what is the origin of “Horn of Plenty” phrase?”