Kyiv is a real treasure of architectural monuments and beautiful landscapes attracting more and more tourists from all over the world year after year. However, there are a lot of other interesting places, which Ukrainians and guests of the country can visit to have a good time and learn more about Ukraine during May holidays, celebrated in Ukraine.
Pyrohovo museum, located not far from Kyiv, is one of the most popular tourist attractions. Occupying the territory of 150 hectares, the open-air museum is a bright paragon of Ukrainian folk life, architecture and culture with its unique windmills, churches and houses. Here you will be able to learn more about the history of Ukrainian traditions, ride a horse, buy souvenirs, taste delicious dishes of Ukrainian cuisine in a traditional tavern (shynok). In addition, you will be able to watch a Ukrainian wedding ceremony in an ancient wooden church.
Address: Krasnozemna Street, Pirogovo village
Located in the Uman city, this world-famous Ukrainian park captivates locals and tourists with its breathtaking landscapes. Here you will enjoy the beautiful nature and breathe fresh air, take lots of scenic pictures, and simply have a good time. This park was established in 1796 by Count Stanislav Potocki as a birthday gift for his wife Sophie de Witte, who was of Greek origin. And now it is one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine. The park reflects numerous myths of Ancient Greece in its monuments of architecture: the Venice gateway, Snake Gorgon fountain, the Apollo statue, the Hippocrene source, the Orpheus statue, a grotto of Venus, Anti-Circe island, waterfall of Three Tears, etc.
Closed: on Wednesday
You can also visit Sturgeon fish farm and enjoy its aquatic culture and see how sturgeon is bred. And even more: you will be able to taste and buy high-quality black caviar or live fish. This is the only sturgeon fish farm in Ukraine, located in a picturesque place 20 km from Kyiv on the territory of the Thermal Electric Power Plant.
Address: Ukrainka, Obukhov district, Kyiv region, 8 Promyslova Str.
Ostrich Valley Farm
Ostrich Valley Farm, located in Yasnogorodka 30 km from Kyiv, offers its numerous visitors various entertainment programs and a wide range of services. This is the biggest ostrich farm in Ukraine, which occupies the territory of 18 hectares, where the Ukrainian ostriches are bred. You will be able to watch ostrich races, as well as eat ostrich steaks at a local restaurant.
Address: Ostrich Farm, 32 Podlesna Str., Yasnogorodka village, Kyiv region
Manufactura Outlet Village
It is one of the biggest outlet shopping centers in Ukraine, which by style is similar to the old North European city. It is located not far from Kyiv, in 25-minute drive from the center of Kyiv. There are lots of shops, cinema, hypermarket, cafes and restaurants on its huge territory, including the famous Trattoria restaurant, located on the hotel territory.
Address: Hodosiivka village, Kyiv region, Obukhivskiy highway-2
These are the places all tourists should visit while their staying in Ukraine. Thus, you will be able to explore the unknown Ukraine with all its unique places of interest and old-centuries culture.
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