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Heart of beauty. Pochaev Lavra - Bozha Gora - castles of Podillia

A one-day tour to the Pochaev Lavra and other sacred sites of the Western Podillya - the Holy Duchy Skeet, Bozha Gora, Saint Anne's Baths, Kremenets, Zbarazhsky and Vishnevets Castles.

Just one day - and so much beauty:

- the heart of Orthodoxy Holy Assumption Pochayiv Lavra;

- places of spiritual power - God mountain and baths of St. Anne;

- the castle mountain Bona in Kremenets;

- Vishnevets - a generic nest of the founder of Zaporozhye Sich DB. Vishnevetsky;

- Zbarazh castle and Bernardine monastery.

We invite you to a one-day excursion pilgrimage to the places of historical and spiritual power of the Western Podillya!

In the program of the tour: railway travel from Kharkov, transport and excursion services, lunch, excursions around Pochaev, Kremenets, Holy Dormition Pochaev Lavra, Vishnevets castle, castle in Zbarazh.

Route

Ternopil - Pochaev - Kremenets - Zbarazh - Vishnevets

Duration of the tour

1 day

Food

by program

Transport

Train

Type of tour

Group

Excursion program

            Departure from Kharkov to Dubno by train number 45 in 12-37

1 day Arrival in Dubno at 05-40, group meeting. Departure for the excursion.

Pochaevskaya Holy Assumption Monastery - the spiritual center of Orthodoxy in Ukraine. Every year, tens of thousands of people come here for prayers and liturgies. The first historical information about the monastery belongs to the beginning of the XIII century, to the times of the invasion of the Tatar Khan Batu into Kievan Rus. Excursion around the territory of the monastery, Assumption Cathedral, Holy Duchy Skeet, Bozha Gora, famous for the miraculous appearance of the Mother of God, the baths of St. Anne. 

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Lunch.

Moving to Kremenets. The mountain Zamkovaya (Bona) rises above Kremenets, which is crowned with the ruins of the castle of the 11th century, the Bogoyavlensky nunnery, the Nikolaevsky Cathedral, the Lyceum, where once outstanding scientists - E. Slovatsky - the brother of the poet Juliusz Slowacki, and A. Mickiewicz - the brother of the poet Adam Mickiewicz.

Vishnevets - a generic nest of the Vishnevetsky family, from which the legendary founder of Zaporozhskaya Sich, Dmitry Vishnevetsky (Baida), originates. In the city, the Vishnevetsky Palace (1720.), Reconstructed from the fortress, has been preserved in the classic style. Nearby is the castle church of the Resurrection of Christ (1530r.), Built by Hetman Dmitry Vishnevetsky, in which False Dmitry's betrothal with Marina Mnishek took place.

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Excursion to Zbarazh. The city played an important role in the liberation war of the Ukrainian people under the leadership of Bogdan Khmelnitsky. The witness of those times is the Renaissance palace of Vishnevetsky (1620-1631r.), Which was once surrounded by 13-meter shafts with bastions and casemates. The majestic baroque church of St. Anthony (1627r.) Of the Bernardine monastery is also interesting.

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Transfer to Ternopil.

Walking tour of the historical center  Of Ternopil: Ternopil castle with dungeons, monument S. Krushelnytska, unique historical tripartite clock, sculptural composition "Accidental Encounter", cult buildings of the city, embankment Ternopil Lake, the island of Love and Separation, the restaurant-museum "Old Mlyn", ethno-gallery "Spadok", a museum of retro cars.

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If you have the time and desire to visit in Ternopil:

- Ethnogallery "Spadok" - The first in Ternopil (and the second after Lviv - all over Ukraine) is a private ethnogalery where Ukrainian costumes and authenticity are presented, which for 20 years was collected by the well-known philanthropist, businessman, collector Taras Demkura and his wife Irina.

- Ternopil Local History Museum - the largest collection of monuments and materials by nature, history, ethnography and life of Ternopil region. The museum was founded in the distant 1913 year. The museum has four departments: natural, archaeological, historical-numismatic and ethnographic.

- Museum of retro cars "Retro Cortege". In total in the museum "Retro-cortege" more than 20 cars, among them the old ones - 1936 and 1939 years. About ten are still in order. Some of them have no analogues in the world and have an interesting history. In particular, this concerns the car "Jaguar", which belonged to US President Richard Nixon, as well as "Maybach" from Hitler's "Werwolf", which during the Second World War was located in 8 km north of Vinnitsa near the village Strizhavka.

- The prison-museum of political prisoners. The museum is located in the building of the former KGB detention facility (28 chambers). The exposition reproduces the regime of detention of political prisoners, the methods of interrogation, the stay of prisoners in the camps. Among the exhibits is a map of the USSR showing the location of special camps, stands of biographies of leaders of the armed underground.

Departure from Ternopil by train number 112 in 16-43

             Arrival in Kharkov in 10-23

The cost per person in UAH.

 Group 5 + 1 10 + 1 15 + 2 16 + 1 25 + 2 27 + 3 40 + 4 45 + 4
price for 1 people
2950 2650 2300 2200 2050 1950 1850 1750

Included

railway pass (reserved seat), ticket reservation, group supervision by the tour operator representative, excursion service, transport service under the program, lunch, insurance.

Notes

  • The price is valid for organized groups of 6 people
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing facilities, optional excursions and other additional services are paid additionally.
  • The program can be adjusted at the request of the customer. The tour can be miscalculated for any number of days.
  • The price of the tour can vary depending on the program, the length of the transport service, the level of the hotel, the schedule and cost of the railway passage, high or low season, etc.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.
  • For adult groups, it is possible to miscalculate a tour on a comfortable bus from Kharkov.

 

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