Interesting Amazing Places In Ukraine
Ukrainian land hides many secrets and mysteries. It is not possible to learn about its uniqueness in a short time, but after learning something, you can love it for a lifetime. We suggest you to have an excursion to interesting places of Ukraine.
The fortress was built on the site of a Greek settlement named Thira. This place is listed among the seven wonders of Ukraine. The fortress has seen princes of Kyivan Rus, Hungarian kings walked there, and the walls still keep the spirit of Galicia-Volyn era. Currently, anyone can feel the spirit of history within the walls of the fortress. It is opened for tours. Professional guides will tell about things from ancient life and historical events which took place at this interesting site.
Location – Bilgorod-Dnistrovskyi
Tunnel of love in Klevan
One of the most romantic places of Ukraine, which attracts all newly married couples and people in love. Couples who make a wish in the tunnel are destined to make them come true, if their love is mutual and pure. Inside tunnel forest has is over 1 km long, and iron track stretch for another 3 km. Railway begins in Klevan and comes to Orzhiv. The location is also interesting for setting various photo shoots and filming movies.
Location – Klevan, Rivne region
This reserve belongs to world heritage. Situated on 11 thousand hectares, it represents over 400 species of flora. The park is also interesting due to a nice pond in the center. Askania Nova has also got a small zoo with unique animal species. Here, you can meet zebras, South American camels, antelopes and deer. Emus, rhea and many other unique species live in cages.
Location – Kherson region, 60 km to the southeast of Kakhovka.
The list would be incomplete without such interesting and amazing place like Schatsk lakes. They are situated in Volyn region and are considered one of the deepest reservoirs in Ukraine. Tourists have been choosing these places for their rest for a long time. It is a complex of more than 30 lakes surrounded by forests.
Location – Liubomlsky and Shatskyi districts of Volyn region
A place similar to the Grand Canyon is located near the town of Voznesensk. This unique combination of waterfalls and ponds. Canyon area of over 250 hectares has unique microclimate. It is a favorite place for tourists, which grasps by its sheer cliffs and boulders. Nowadays, Canyon is a part of a national park “Buzkyi Gard”.
Location – the territory of Pervomaiskyi, Arbuzynskyi, Domanivskyi, Voznesenskyi and Bratskyi districts
Few people know that there is also the Dead Sea in Ukraine. This is an alternative name of Lemuriiske lake situated in Kherson region. Water surface has unique shade – it is pink. Another lake’s feature is its therapeutic properties, which are recognized by people from all over Ukraine. Water from the Dead Sea can cure many diseases. And besides, the salinity is even higher than in genuine Dead Sea.
Location – Kherson region, near Grygorivka village, on the shore of the famous Syvash
Oleshkivski sands are a large desert. It stretches for over 1,612 square kilometers and is located near Kherson. This place is rightly considered the Sahara since the sand temperature in summer hot days is higher than 75 ° C. Ukrainian Sahara is located at 7 sites, two of which became a park in 2010.
Location – Kherson region, Radensk or Velyki Kopanky
The list of attractions is joined by real Ukrainian Venice. Vylkove, just like Venice, is a town on the water. It is located on the border with Romania, where the Danube flows into the Black Sea. To enjoy the complete picture and feel like a true Italian, you just need to go down Bilgorod channel by boat. The city population is quite diverse and includes various national groups.
Location – Kiliiskyi district of Odessa region
The castle is located near Khmelnytskyi. It has an alternative name – “White Swan”, and it occupies the area of over 1 ha. Originally, the fortress was built of wood, but during the Mongol-Tatar invasions it was destroyed. No one knows who rebuilt it again. The fortress has triangular shape, and wall thickness reaches 4 m. It is one of the few Ukrainian castles that survived in its original form. Inside, as it is common among real castles, there is a maze of corridors and rooms.
Location – Medzhybizh village, in the upper reaches of the Southern Bug River
Galagans’ Palace in Sokyryntsi
This estate belonged to Galagan, who was the head of Cossack troops. The palace has survived and is a shining example of Ukrainian architecture.
This is a unique castle that consists of 60 rooms. Impressive splendor and gardens with decorative pavilions, benches, a church and a tomb. There is also a gallery behind the palace walls.