Pysanka museum is the only museum in the world devoted to the art of Ukrainian Easter egg painting. It is located in the town of Kolomyia in Ivano-Frankivsk region. The museum's building is constructed in the shape of an egg and is the biggest pysanka in the world.The museum's exposition includes more than 12 thousand pysankas and decorated eggs from different regions of Ukraine and all over the world. The collection also introduces the pre christian tradition of egg painting.
Among the wide Kherson steppes in the village of Obloy there is a geyser "Hot Key". Recently, it is becoming increasingly popular, when people learned about the healing properties of its salty, brown-brown waters, saturated with iodine, equipped three baths (with a water temperature of about +50 °C). The most popular geyser is in summer, but also in winter here come those who celebrate the New Year in its warm waters.
Basalt pillars are a type of basalt that has a cross-section - a shape from four-sided to seven-sided. The thickness of the columns ranges from 0.6 to 1.2m. They prevail with a thickness of 0.8-1.0m. Height - from 3 to 30m. Have the property of giving a straight even split.The reserve is complex: stratigraphic, petrographic, mineralogical, paleovolcanic, located on the western slope of the Ukrainian Crystal Shield. The total length of the basalts within the reserve is 180-230m. Also in the territory of the customer are minerals: adular, chlorite, janite, quartz, chalcedony, calcite, barite, hematite, pyrite, marcasite, psilomelan, borite, azurite, native copper.Want to see what it really is and admire the miracle?Visit the Ivano-Dolyna Basalt Field in the village of Basaltove, Kostopol district, Rivne region.You can reach the Geological Reserve by train “Kyiv-Rivne” or “Kiev-Kovel” (to Rivne), then by bus or car to Kostopol (35 km), and from there - to the villages of Basaltovo or Berestovets (20 km).Reserve address: Rivne region, Kostopil district, village Basaltove.
The national museum and reserve of Ukrainian pottery that owns the country's largest collection of folk pottery craftsmen and artists ceramists (about 55 thousand items) is located in a picturesque kossak village in the Poltava region.It exhibits the art pieces of artists from different historical and ethnic regions of Ukraine and the representatives of different pottery schools.
The Tunnel of Love is a popular tourist attraction, unparalleled in Europe and until recently in the world (until 2017, when a similar tunnel was opened in China).The Tunnel of Love is located on a section (about 4 km) of the railway line that leads from the village of Klevan to the village of Orzhiv.It is a green tunnel in the forest, formed by the movement of a train to / from the woodworking plant in Orzhev. On its way through the forest, the train knocks down branches of trees and bushes. As a result, a dense corridor of precise arched shape was formed.The tunnel is a place of pilgrimage for tourists and lovers. This is a romantic place to come with the other half, because the rails symbolically mean the intertwining of two destinies. According to legend, the tunnel was laid by a Polish young engineer to his beloved girl.
St. Sofia's Cathedral is a Christian temple in the downtown of Kyiv and the most outstanding architectural masterpiece of Kyivan Rus' preserved to our days. The cathedral was established by prince Volodymyr in the year 1011. This landmark is inscribed on the World's Heritage of UNESCO as the world's largest collection of mosaics and frescos from the 11th century. (260 sq. m. of mosaics and 3000 sq. m. of frescos).One of St. Sofia's ancient and most unique mosaics is the Orant - Virgin Mary standing in prayer with raised outstretched sideways hands. This depiction is also called "The Unbreakable Wall".
National Natural Park "Podilski Tovtry" is a unique natural park, one of the seven wonders of Ukraine located in Khmelnytskyi region.Tovtry is the only mountain ridge in the world, formed not by tectonical processes but by vital functions of living organisms.Visually Tovtry is a picturesque hills, where the Ukrainian Carpathians mountains begin.In total, there are 160 tovrs. Different by height, covered with trees and bald all tovrs have a common feature: the slope is steep on their west side while it is gentler on the east one. Similar rocky ridges are situated only in the UK and the US. This park covers quite a large area of about 26 thousand hectares .There are hiking trails for all tastes in the park: walking, horseback riding, ski, water, car and bike trips. Everything depends on season and tourists’ preference.There are organized tours to Tovtry, catarafting and kayaking of the Dnister and horse back ridings. In winter, you can try skiing. Hand gliding, paragliding and balloon flights are popular as well. Excursions on ships are conducted through the Dniester Reservoir.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhJBoPO4xsQ.
There is a special atmosphere of the Middle Ages in the ancient city of Kamyanets-Podilsky. This city is often called the "flower on the stone." The harmonious combination of the picturesque nature and the inaccessible defensive walls of the fortress attracts many tourists from all over the world. However, the pride and symbol of the city is the ancient Kamyanets-Podilsky fortress. The castle stands on a rocky peninsula in the canyon of the river Smotrych, and it is part of the Kamyanets Historical and Architectural Reserve. Here you will see the Orthodox wooden Cross Church, the monasteries of the Dominican and Franciscan orders, the Armenian and Turkish towers of the 17th century, the Armenian Nikolaev church, as well as the Muslim minaret of the 17th century.
The Center Anne de Kyiv in Senlis (France) is a place dedicated to spirituality and culture, which has its source in the common history between France and Ukraine.This story is about the meeting of King Henry I of France with the daughter of the sage Yaroslav, the Grand Duke of Ukraine: Anna of Kyiv.
The Ukrainian Church of the Assumption of the Mother of God in Lourdes was built in 1982. Ukrainian architect Myroslav Nemtsiv from America presented a project according to which a Ukrainian church was built in Lourdes.
2 Rue de Meaux, Senlis, Hauts-de-France, 60300, France
On September 27, 2013, the Diocese of St. Volodymyr the Great in Paris purchased a building that had been vacant since 2002.At the same time, the Ukrainian Cultural Center of Anne de Kyiv was established in Senlis (near Paris).The entire complex, including the chapel, was recognized as a historical monument on January 19, 1942.From September 11, 2016, regular services are held in the church.On November 19, 2016, Bishop Borys Gudziak appointed Father Yuriy Leshchynsky administrator of the Church of Sts. Boris and Hlib.In 2019, by decree (19/027 of February 1, 2019) was established - the Parish of Sts. Boris and Hlib (UGCC).
51 Rue des Saints-Pères, Paris, Île-de-France, 75006, France
The monument to Taras Shevchenko is a monument in honor of the Ukrainian poet, prose writer, artist and ethnographer Taras Shevchenko in the French capital, Paris.The monument was inaugurated in 1978 on the Boulevard Saint-Germain in the square named later Taras Shevchenko.The author of the monument-bust is the Ukrainian sculptor Mykhailo Lysenko.