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Kyiv is considered to be one of the best tourist attractions. And all this is not without reason. This capital city is famous for its immortal monuments of architecture, unfading beauty and unchanged traditions of hospitality. And if you have decided to visit Kyiv in May, you may be sure that you have made the right choice because you will be able to behold its charming beauty to the fullest. There are numerous places of interest, which you can visit during your stay in this green city.

All war history enthusiasts are welcome to a large museum in the very heart of Kyiv city, dedicated to participation of Ukraine in the Second World War. This memorial complex, which embraces over 10 hectares, is located not far from Arsenalna subway station just near the famous complex of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, creating an impressive contrast of religious and military views.

Being one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ukraine, the resort city Odessa attracts with its golden beaches, the Black Sea, and numerous places of interest thousands of people all over the world. In addition to its natural beauty, many holidaymakers show a vivid interest in Odessa’s history. The best way to find out some interesting facts about the city is to go sightseeing.

Zakarpttya Region, the south-western region of Ukraine is the home to Ukraine's most spectacular mountain vistas, medieval castles and best red wines. The wine traditions of the region have almost 1000-years history. Here you can still find wine cellars dating back to the times of Austo-Hungarian Empire and a Big Siege of Turks. Plan a visit to a local winery and spend an interesting and romantic day discovering numerous secrets of local wine making craft while enjoying picturesque vistas of Ukrainian mountains.

The capital of Ukraine has two botanical gardens, both of them have an interesting history and a vast collection of plants from all over the world. Gryshko National Botanical Garden is located on 1, Tymyryazeva street close to Pecherska metro station and Botanical Garden of the Ukrainian Academy of Science named after Academician Fomin is located at 1, Symona Petlyury street close to Universitet metro station.

Odesa is an ultimate Ukrainian destination for holidaymakers and regular party crowd with its sandy beaches, warm climate and dozens of beachside nightclubs. But what does this metropolis located on the coast of the Black Sea have to offer to its visitors during cold winter days? «Destinations» gathered a list of resorts near Odesa for weekend getaways.

Kiev with its natural beauty is considered to be one of the most romantic cities in the world. This green city is famous not only for its beauty, but also for a lot of romantic places where loving couples can contemplate the beautiful sunsets together. We offer you an overview of the most romantic places, which you can visit with your soulmate in Kiev.

In old times people believed that temples and churches determined the face and soul of the city. Despite the fact that churches, cathedrals and synagogues in Kyiv have suffered greatly through numerous wars and unrests, the glorious religious architecture dominates the skyline of modern Kyiv.

Kyiv is a beautiful city with its centuries-old history and traditions. And if you come here in spring at Easter time, you will be able to find out how Ukrainians follow Easter traditions. Even if you are not very religious, you won’t be bored in this city, because Kyiv can boast a plenty of tourist attractions. In addition to churches, there are numerous museums, theaters, exhibitions, and parks, and other places of interest, which you can visit during your Easter holidays in this ancient city.

Lala Tarapakina – the founder of "Znaydeno v Ukrayini” (Found in Ukraine) project - aims to show the hidden beautiful spots of Ukraine, to get to know the authentic history, culture and traditions of different regions. We’ve met with Lala to talk about her travels and discoveries, dedicated to some unknown castles and the monasteries of Ukraine.

Odessa is one of those cities that fascinate its residents and guests not only with scenic sandy beaches, or ancient history. It is also famous for its local markets where life complies with its own laws.

Ukraine astonishes with its beauty and unique places worth visiting and spring is the right time for such trip. We’ve gathered together some ideas and best destinations for April vacation in Ukraine.

Askania Nova Biosphere Reserve is the world famous national park of Ukraine, it is also one of the oldest and largest biosphere reserves in Europe, located in a remote part of the Kherson steppe. Nowadays, this unique island of untouched nature, where many rare animal and bird species live, is recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine and is a part of the world network of UNESCO’s biosphere reserves.

Kiev Pechersk Lavra is a unique monastery complex, which is included in UNESCO world heritage list and is one of the seven wonders of Ukraine. Attracting tourists and Orthodox pilgrims alike, it was visited by more than 43 millions of tourists from all over the world. «Destinations» gathered the most interesting facts about this unique Ukrainian monastery complex.

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Listed as one of the top cities for travel to in 2014 by Rough Guides and in 2015 by Lonely Planet, Lviv is a must visit place if you are traveling to Ukraine. Authentic and architecturally lovely, these top 5 Lviv attractions will turn your trip into an ultimate Ukrainian travel experience.

Kiev is an extremely beautiful city. So if you would like to discover its natural beauty and to try some new extreme sports you definitely should visit Hydro Park. Some say it is the heart of Kiev, which is difficult to deny. It is a rare luck to get into a place where you can get all kinds of aesthetic pleasure for free and to have fun in a healthy way. Hydro Park is the exceptional prove that it really is possible.

St. Sophia Cathedral is Kiev's oldest standing church. It was built in 1037 by Prince Yaroslav the Wise, whose remains were buried inside the church. The church aimed at commemorating the site of a victory of Kyivan Rus over the Pechenigs (Asian nomadic tribes) and to glorify Christianity.

Often compared to Stonehenge in Britain, Kamyana Mohyla (meaning Stone Grave or Stone Barrow in Ukrainian) has been an unsolved mystery located amid vast Ukrainian steppes. 35-feet tall boulders are scattered around the mound compassing an area of 3000 square meters. How did they get here and what was there purpose?

Why wait until summer to go on vacation? Spring is also very good time for traveling. As the weather is getting warmer and outdoor events calendar is getting super busy what other reasons would you possibly need to get out of town? Check out top 10 places in Ukraine to visit this spring, carefully rounded up by «Destinations».

The frescoes of Sistine Chapel in Vatican, “The Last Supper” in Milan… These are world masterpieces that every honored person aught to see while travelling to these cities. Does Kyiv have any majestic art to surprise foreign guests? Let us visit st. Volodymyr’s Cathedral in Kyiv.

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