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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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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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21/01/2013

The monument to Ivan Fedorov

The monument to Ivan Fedorov
The Monument to Ivan Fedorov is located in the central part of the city on the Podvalna Street not far from the Dominican Cathedral. Ivan Fedorov is the first printer on the territory of Ukraine. The monument was installed on November 26, 1977 to honor the 400th anniversary of the book printing in Ukraine. The square around the monument is the biggest second-hand bookseller market in Lvov. The monument is located near the place where in the XVI century the printing house of Lvov was located. I...
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21/01/2013

The monument to Adam Mickiewicz

The monument to Adam Mickiewicz
The monument to famous Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz is located in the center of the city on the Mickiewicz Square that connects the Shevchenko Avenue with the Svobody Avenue. The construction of the monument began on December 10, 1898 to honor the 100st anniversary of poet’s birthday. 28 projects took part in the contest for the creation of the monument. The height of the monument is 21 meter, the figure of the poet itself – 3,3 meters. The flames on the top of the columns are gild....
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21/01/2013

Lvov pictorial gallery

Lvov pictorial gallery
Lvov pictorial gallery – is a very big artistic museum in Ukraine. The Lvov pictorial gallery occupies the leading place among the artistic museums of our country. It has paintings, sculptures, and artworks, fine arts pieces by local, soviet and foreign masters since XIV century. The idea of creating such a museum appeared in XIX century. At that time the intellectuals were having big debates about the creation of such a museum of European arts. In 1902 the authorities of the city made t...
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