Interesting objects of Ukraine

Historical, architectural, natural sights of Kharkov and Ukraine

Monastery Island is one of the most romantic and attractive places of the Dnieper. Located in the north-west of the central part of the city, in 50 m. From the right bank of the Dnieper. Dimensions, about 250 m in width and 1,5 km. in length.

The exposition of the museum tells about the events of the autumn of 1943, the crossing of the Dnieper and the creation of the Lutezh bridgehead, the course of the Kiev offensive operation. The museum "Battle for Kiev" was founded in March 1945.

One of the most unique museums of Ukraine is located in the city of Nezhin. The only almost completely preserved complex in the buildings of the post office (the eighteenth century) in Ukraine, in which the museum of horse mail is open.

The Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of the Middle Nadnepryanshchyna is an open-air museum located in the vicinity of Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky. It is part of the National Historical and Ethnographic Reserve Pereyaslav.

The most unconventional water museum of Ukraine is symbolically located in the dungeon of an ancient water tower. This construction was the main "poilitsa" of the city of Kiev more than 140 years ago!

The famous landmark of Lutsk, which has made the city famous far beyond the Volyn region, is the Museum of the Volyn Icon, which is the only museum of such specialization in the country that was opened in 1993.

The Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine - a branch of the National Museum of the History of Ukraine - is located on the territory of the historical and cultural reserve "Kiev-Pechersk Lavra".

The history of the Ukrainian book and printing from ancient times to our days. In the exposition of the museum there are ancient manuscript books, rare first editions of books by famous Ukrainian writers, ancient printing equipment.

Did you know that there are only two museums of microminiatures in the world - in Kiev and in the dwarfish mountain principality of Andorra. In the Ukrainian museum you can see a shod flea, a windmill in a poppy seed and much more.

Museum of Architecture and Life in Uzhgorod, Skansen, or as it is also called "old village "is a real treasure of the material and spiritual culture of Transcarpathia

The Museum of the Strategic Missile Forces in Pobugsky near Pervomaisk is the completely top-secret starting position of intercontinental ballistic missiles from the time of the Cold War.
The Scientific and Educational Museum of Sexual Cultures of the World, created in Kharkov, is the only one of its kind not only in Ukraine, but also in Eastern Europe!


Pinchuk Art Center (Pinchuk Art Center) is located in the old architectural ensemble of the Kiev Bessarabian quarter, which was restored at the beginning of the 21st century. The architectural design and interior design of the art center was designed by the French architect Philippe Ciambaretto.

The Ukrainian Wedding Museum was opened in 2008 in the House of Culture of Velikie Budishcha village near Dikanka. The exposition presents the wedding decoration of different times, household items, embroidered shirts and rushnyky.

The museum exposition is dedicated to the history of the Second World War, the priority in it is the Ukrainian theme, Ukraine's contribution to the Victory over Nazism. The modern exposition of the Great Patriotic War Museum was created in 1994-1995 years, in new historical realities, in the conditions of the independent Ukrainian state.

National Museum-Estate of N.I. Pirogov is located on the outskirts of Vinnitsa, in the picturesque Vishnya estate, where the famous scientist, surgeon, anatomist, creator of military field surgery, founder of the Red Cross Society, teacher and public figure Nikolai Ivanovich Pirogov lived and worked for the last twenty years of his life.

Mukachevo is one of the most popular places for tourists not only in Transcarpathia, but also in Ukraine as a whole. The history and the present of the city is inseparably linked with the Mukachevo Castle. The city originated with the Castle and today it lives largely thanks to the Castle! 

At the beginning of the 80-ies of the XIX century, Ivan Kharitonenko, the son of a peasant who rose on sugar, founded his estate on the bank of the river Merchik and named it Natalia in honor of his youngest granddaughter. Two-storey house with a balcony, twined greenery, a beautiful park - have become a favorite place of life for the whole large family Kharitonenko.

Since time immemorial, when the peasants at the end of the summer fell a few days off, on the generous Poltava land there were noisy and cheerful fairs: the Ilyinskaya, the Romenskaya, the annual bargaining in Goltovo ...

The National Historical and Ethnographic Reserve "Pereyaslav" is one of the largest and most famous museum institutions in Ukraine. Pereyaslav (since 1943 - Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky) has a long history rich in outstanding events.

Not far from Poltava, from this sanatorium-sleepy city, there is a small village, the majority of whose inhabitants are engaged in pottery. So you can drive past by car and not notice anything special. Unless there is nothing on the market, except clay pots and a bowl.

National Natural Park "Vyzhnytskyi" was created by the decree of the President of Ukraine in August 1995. The basis for its creation was the already existing protected natural boundaries "Staichnoe" and "Yavorov", as well as landscape reserves "Luzhki" and "Stebnik". The total area of ​​the national park is 11238 hectares.

Nevitsky Castle is the oldest architectural landmark of Uzhgorod, located on the top of a picturesque hill. Under the assumptions of scientists, it was built in the 13 century on the site of a wooden structure. The authenticity of the castle has no analogues throughout Europe.

17 historical temples, 9 museums and about 200 architectural memorials. All this in the city of Nizhyn Chernihiv region.

Nikitsky Botanical Garden - National Science Center (NBS-NSC) was founded in 1812 year and is one of the oldest research institutions of our country. The founder of the Garden is a prominent scientist-biologist of the XIX century Christian Khristianovich Steven.

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