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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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22/01/2013

The museum of the history of religion

The museum of the history of religion
The museum of the history of religion in Lvov is the place where you can see the development of all kinds of religions in the world as well as the activity of church organizations. This museum is located in the building of the Dominican Cathedral – one of the oldest shrines of XIV-XVIII centuries. The museum features the items of Ukrainian and worldwide religion starting from the ancient times till the end of XX century. There is also a big religious library (more than 150000 items). Ther...
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22/01/2013

Klov Palace

Klov Palace
Klov Palace is located in Kiev, Orlika Street 8. It was built in Klov, which is now a part of Kiev (since 1756). This palace was built as a residence for royal family during their visits to Kiev Pechersk Lavra. During its existence the Palace had many functions. First it was used as printing establishment of Kiev Pechersk Lavra, later it was used as a military hospital. From 1811-1856 the first Gymnasium for boys was functioning in there. Before 1917 there was a spiritual School for girls. Du...
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21/01/2013

The museum of brewing

The museum of brewing
The museum of brewing was opened on October 14, 2005. It was the day of 290th anniversary since the first brewery in Lvov was opened. This museum is one of a kind on the territory of Ukraine. The museum covers the area of 500 square meters. The exhibits are unique and they will tell you the history of brewing in Lvov starting from the ancient times till nowadays. In the museum you will be surprised by interesting facts and, of course, you will be offered to try this delicious beverage. Some o...
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21/01/2013

The monument to Taras Shevchenko

The monument to Taras Shevchenko
The monument to famous Ukrainian poet, painter and public figure Taras Shevchenko is located on the main street of Lvov – Svobody Avenue. The height of the figure is 4.45 meters. On the left of the figure there is a Wave of Renaissance – symbolic Stella with relief figures (1995). The monument was installed in 1992 according to the project made by young sculptors, brothers Syhorskih. The grand opening took place on August 24, 1992 honoring the anniversary of the Independence declar...
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21/01/2013

The monument to Ivan Podkova

The monument to Ivan Podkova
The monument to Ivan Podkova, famous Cossack Chieftain, is located on the Square that was named after him in the center of the city. Ivan Podkova is one of the heroes in the struggle of Ukrainian and Moldavian people against the Turkish invaders. The legends say that Ivan Podkova was unbelievably strong and he could easily bend the horse shoe. In June 1578 Ivan Podkova was executed by the order of Polish government in Lvov. He was killed on the Ploshcha Rynok. The monument was built in 1981 ...
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