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Golden Gate

Kiev Ukraine

Golden Gate was built in 1037 during the reign of Grand Prince Yaroslav the Wise of Kiev.

St. Andrew's Descent

Kiev Ukraine

According to legend, St. Andrew's descent got its name from Saint Andrew the First-Called.

Deribasovskaya Street

Odessa Ukraine

Deribasovskaya is a symbol of South Palmyra, and if you want to see the most beautiful and interesting sights of Odessa town, then it is worth going on this street.

Duke de Richelieu

Odessa Ukraine

The monument, of the founders of the city, Duke de Richelieu on the Promenade is one of the main attractions of Odessa.

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08/01/2013

The Transfiguration Church

The Transfiguration Church
The Transfiguration Cathedral in Odessa – is one of its biggest churches. It was founded in the first year of the city’s existence, in 1794, it was widened a few times. In 1936 it was destroyed by Bolsheviks, and it was reconstructed in 2001. The cathedral represented the level of Odessa’s development. In the beginning of XIX century it was only a little building, and within a century it became one of the biggest cathedrals in Russia Empire. The cathedral could sit more than ...
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08/01/2013

The opera and ballet theater

The opera and ballet theater
The Theater of Opera and Ballet in Odessa was built in 1809 according to the plan of famous French architect T.de Thomon. The Theater of Opera and Ballet is by right called one of the most ancient theaters on the territory of Ukraine. The grand opening of the theater took place on February 10, 1810. Unfortunately in 1873 the old theater was burned and there was no chance to reconstruct it. The new plan of the theater was presented by famous architects from Vienna F.Felner and G.Gelmer. Almost...
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08/01/2013

The monument to Danilo Galitskiy

The monument to Danilo Galitskiy
The monument to the founder of the Lviv city, to the son of the grand duke Roman Mstislavitch, famous political figure and military leader duke Danil Romanovitch Galitskiy is lacated in the center of the city on the ancient Galitska Square. The duke was later pronounced the first King of galytsko-volyntskih land. Danil Galitskyi was born in 1201. He was the son of Duke Roman Mstislavitch, who was the representative of galitska branch of Riurikovitchei. When he was 12 the boyars elevated him to...
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08/01/2013

Lessia Ukrainka monument

Lessia Ukrainka monument
The monument to Lessia Ukrainka was installed in September, 1973 on the crossing of the Lessi Ukrainki Boulevard and Kutuzva Street, on the main Square of Pechersk district. The architects who created the monument are A.F.Ignashechenko and sculptor G.N.Kal’chenko. The monument represents the figure of the poet made of bronze.Its height is 5 meters and is situated on the pedestal made of black labradorite. Near the monument the trees are planted that are taken from the native town where L...
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08/01/2013

Bogdan Khmelnitskiy monument

Bogdan Khmelnitskiy monument
The monument to famous Ukrainian historical and political figure hetman Bogdan Khmelnitskiy is located on the Sophievska square in front of the Sophievskiy Cathedral. The monument was opened on July 11, 1888 to honor the 900th anniversary since the Kiev Russ was baptized. The composition of the monument is very dynamic. The rider stops abruptly his horse. This is a symbol of brave general stopping the movement and indicating to the north-east (on this square December 23, 1648 the citizens of K...
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