Tourism in Ukraine: where to go for new experiences

We have prepared an inventory of little-known places which will open up new facets of beauty in traveling in Ukraine.

Where to travel for brand spanking new impressions in Ukraine:

New Chertoria

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The Orzhevsky estate is an architectural memo located in the vicinity of the Zhytomyr region. There’s a manor in the village of Chertoria, which has been known since the 15th century. The owners of the village were huge, but the estate was named after the last owners – Orzhevsky.

The Orzhevsky family made an enormous contribution to the arrangement and style of the palace. Inside, an enormous glass window and an old staircase also survive. But the main decoration of the estate is an ancient marble fireplace. The ceiling within the palace is decorated with stucco molding and heraldic symbols.

On the territory of the Orzhevsky estate, a rare exhibit of 19th century architecture is additionally presented – a steam mill. It had been considered one among the primary in the vicinity and numbered 7 floors. Today, an influence plant operates on the location of the mill.

The palace building to the present day has practically not lost its former beauty.

Geological monument of nature – volcano marsh in the village of Starunya 

The Carpathian volcano in the village of Starunya is just one of its quiet volcano of this sort not only in Ukraine, but throughout the planet. It reacts to ground shaking occurring within 6 km.

The mud volcano in the village of Starunya was formed anthropologically – with the help of man. a few hundred years ago, they began to seek oil deposits in this area.Then , groundwater penetrated the crust, as a result of which the oxidation process of oil began. And with the discharge of warmth, the volcano began to feed. However, the volcano woke up relatively recently – in the 70s of the last century.

This volcano in Starunya consists of 8 craters and 12 non-permanent micro-craters. Locals claim that there are most chemical elements in the mud from the volcano.

Also related to the formation of the volcano is one very poetic legend. It’s in Starunya Dovbush that Oleksa is claimed to possess buried countless treasures. Since then, young heroes have tried to seek out them and died in volcanic heat.

Today, scientists are studying the possibilities of the volcano, which in the future promise to make new minerals.

Blueberry plantations in the city of Dolyna

All lovers of this unusual berry from Ukraine and the CIS come to the pigeon plantations in the Dolyna.

Dolyna may be a city in the Ivano-Frankivsk region, where you’ll relax, breathe fresh air and collect blueberries.

In the early 50s, powerful oil fields were found in the territory of the Dolyna and the region, and from that point a replacement history of the event of the Dolyna began.

Castle in Chervonograd 

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Chervonograd castle is shrouded in legends and riddles that even historians cannot solve. The history of the formation of the first settlements during this area began as early as the 9th century. The primary Drevlyans appeared here, which gave the town its name due to the color of the soil. The soil in this area after rain is painted a bright reddish color.

A river flows near the castle, which once formed a waterfall 16 meters high, and it happened because of just one significant event.

This Chervonograd castle was particularly affected by the Turkish conquests, but within the 19th century it had been partially restored by the Poninsky family.

The most highlight of the palace was the defense towers erected by an unknown architect, decorated with stone crowns.

Dendrological park of “Veseli Bokovenki”

The Veseli Bokovenki arboretum in the Kirovograd region was founded back in 1893. Such an arboretum is suitable for quiet gatherings, cozy conversations and romantic walks. Also here you’ll not meet crowds of tourists, and if you would like, you’ll walk alone along forest trails.

In the arboretum “Veseli Bokovenki” there are several lakes, stone bridges and even a hotel for recreation.

Salt lake in the village of Veselovka

The Kirovograd region is one among the salt lakes created artificially.

There are said to be deposits of blue clay at rock bottom of the lake, which treats skin diseases also as bone and joint diseases. However, the water within the lake is extremely salty, which prevents diving behind clay.

They come to the territory with tents and just “sit.

The “Blue Eye” lake

Under Balakhovka in the Kirovograd region there’s a previously flooded Soviet career , which seems like a banana.

Lake “Blue Eye” was called such as a result of the cleanliness and transparency of the water in it. The reservoir is gaining more and more popularity per annum, so in the vicinity they even began to upset the infrastructure for summer time.

It is easiest to drive here from Alexandria towards Petrovo.

Pripyat-Stokhid National Nature Park

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The Pripyat-Stokhid park consists of all the protected objects of the Lyubeshovsky District. If we talk about the world of ​ ​ the park, then this is often approximately 39,315 hectares. Two rivers flow on the territory of the national park: Pripyat and Stokhod, hence the name of an equivalent name.

In the park, tourists can see 42 species of representatives of the flora, as well as 84 species of rare animals listed in the Red Book of Ukraine.

Okonski sources-general and trout farm

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Volyn is legendary not just for Shatsky lakes, but also for Okonsky springs!

In a small lake, two springs beat, which in itself is wonderful. All year round, the water temperature in the springs doesn’t exceed 10 degrees. They assert that water from the source has therapeutic and rejuvenating properties.

In addition, a trout farm has been created in the vicinity of the lakes, where you’ll come for fishing or simply for high-quality fish.

Palace-estate of Polish dramatist Alexander Fredro 

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The village of Benkova Vishnya appeared at the turn of the 15th century and didn’t belong to anyone. However, two centuries later, the first legitimate owner appeared here – Vavzhinets Weisel, but this didn’t last long either. After all, his relatives shared the inheritance for an extended time, and only then the village passed into the possession of Jacek Fredro.

The philanthropist Jacek had 9 children, but only Alexander survived, who became famous as a novelist. After the death of his mother, he and his father moved to Lviv. Alexander had a really busy life, because he managed to go to the war for Napoleon and sit in Russian captivity.

When his father died, Alexander married and returned to his eminent castle. He restored it, adding notes of neo-Gothic to its design. The palace became a university during councils, and now its restoration after destruction continues the Polish commonwealth.

Stare Selo Castle

Stare Selo Castle in the Lviv region appeared round the end of the 16th century at the initiative Prince K. Ostrozhsky.

The castle’s defenses were provided by ditches and lakes round the fortification, also as walls 8 meters thick. The castle went through different times: from the misfortunes of the Turks to the defeat by Bogdan Khmelnitsky. And within the 19th century, it had been almost completely destroyed.

In the Stare Selo, you’ll look not only at the remains of the castle, but also at the long-standing Greek Catholic churches with strange decor and therefore the village council.

Palace and park  of Yablonovsky-Brunitsky

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Veliky Lyuben may be a settlement near Lviv.

Historians claim that there was once a princely ancient Slavic fortification, surrounded by a rampart and a moat, here, between lakes and swamps.

Enemy invasions and feudal internecine wars inflicted great devastation and destruction on the settlement. This continued after the capture of the Galician land by Polish and Lithuanian feudal lords in the XIV century.

In 1624 and 1648, Lyuben was destroyed to the bottom, and therefore the population was driven prisoner. The division of 1 city into two separate territorial units – Veliky Lyuben and Malyy Lyuben the tiny – happened in the middle XV century. in order that they still exist – in parallel.

So we approached the most important thing that distinguishes Velikiy Lyuben from dozens of other villages and cities, towns and towns of Western Ukraine. We are talking about healing sources that were known back in the distant past, during settlement.

The Brunitsky Palace in Velikiy Lyuben was built by the noble Yablonovsky family in 1845. Previously, there was a castle of the XVII century on this site. The central part of the building is two-story, two side wings are one-story. The building was inbuilt in the Neo-Baroque style.

In 1849, Baron D. Brunitsky and his wife E. Shimanovsk bought the palace from Yablonovsky.. Their coat of arms is preserved above the doorway. Next to the palace was a greenhouse, a chapel and a French park with various bush figures.

The palace now houses a private school. And in 2005, Swiss philanthropist Robert Gots donated funds for its restoration.

National Natural Park “Bugsky Gard”

The National Natural Park “Bugsky Gard” is located within the valley of the Southern Bug in the Nikolaev region. Today, quite 100 of the rarest representatives of flora and fauna live here, and most of them are included within the Red Book.

Once there were three fortifications: Golta, Orlik and Bogopol.

The main attraction of the Bug Garda is Aktovsky Canyon. Thousands of tourists from everywhere the planet come here per annum to understand the sweetness and greatness of Ukrainian nature.

Regional landscape park “Tiligul”

Regional landscape park “Tiligul” is found on the territory of Tiligulsky estuary in the Odessa region. It was founded in 1995 to preserve important natural attractions of the estuary and provides thanks to new scientific research in the field of ecology.

In the park there are deposits of healing mud, and water is often drunk directly from the stream, since scientists are liable for its purity.

Here you’ll find quite 300 species of plants and animals, which are very rarely shown on TV. Among them are the yellow heron, and also the cow, and the sea plover, also as many others.

Landscape Park has the most important area and therefore the highest animal birth rates.

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