Ukraine is one of the largest countries of Eastern Europe. It is an independent state and it has it`s own government. It has state borders with Russia, Belarus and Moldova, Poland, Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. In the south it is washed by the Black and the Azov seas. The population of Ukraine is about 47 million people.
Ukraine is a country with the rich past. It is rich for historical monuments and different places of interest. Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, is one of the oldest cities in the Eastern Europe. That’s why it is not surprising that a lot of interesting monuments are situated there. For example, the well-known to all Slavonic world St. Sophia’s Cathedral and Kievo-Pecherska Lavra, other historical monuments, museums, theatres, exhibitions halls, art galleries and its rich cultural life.
But Ukraine is not only Kyiv. There is also Western Ukraine with the Carpathians with their legends and with their unique nature and culture, picturesque cities of Lviv (Lemberg), Mukachevo (Munkatch), Ivano-Frankovsk (Stanislav).
One may visit the famous symbol of the Crimea — the castle “Swallow’s nest” or the residence of Russian tsars in Livadia (Yalta).It is also possible to visit the last house of Chekhov, now the museum in Yalta. There Chekhov lived and wrote his last works. It is possible to go through Gogol places in Poltava region, see Dickanka, Sorochintsy.
One may also go to Zaporozhye, to the island of Khortytsya. There the Ukrainian cossack’s organization was born.
Odessa - the south pearl of the whole Russian Empire, multinational city of more than 100 nationalities - and walk along the boulevards, where Pushkin walked a long time ago and touch the trees, which Pushkin touched.
Near the small town of the Kaniv the monument to the Ukrainian national genius Taras Shevchenko is situated. The museum, where the books, drawing and manuscripts of Shevchenko are kept, is situated in the village not far from Kaniv. Even the house, where he was born, is preserved. It is very interesting to look at it.
One may come to Poltava, visit the museum of the famous Poltava battle, the field where Petro the Great defeated the Swedes.
The Ukrainians are gregarious people who often gather in cafes or street markets to socialize. A common practice is for friends to visit each other at home to spend time chatting over tea.
If you travel with us you are able to perceive the originality of the Ukrainian land, to observe the Ukrainian culture rich in traditions, to become a part of this remarkable world for a short time.
You are always welcome to come to Ukraine!!!
We are sure that unforgettable atmosphere of this country would live in your memory forever.