BEST PLACES IN UKRAINE
Ukraine is a country with rich historical past, the country has been developing for many years and it results in a great amount of attractions. Some of them are not world-famous but it doesn't belittle their significance. That's why to make your travel in Ukraine eventful you should know the names of the places which can make your journey unforgettable. No matter what kind of rest you prefer, you will undoubtedly find the places after your own heart.
If you want to see the place where Zaporozhian Cossacks lived you should obviously visit Khortytsia, an island on the river Dnieper which is covered with glory and legends. First inhabitants appeared on the island in Mesolithic period so the history of it is rich in events. The Khotyn Fortress is not less heroic; it is situated in a small town Khotyn, on the right bank of the river Dniester. This ancient fortress was built to defend the town from conquerors. One of the oldest places in Ukraine is Chersonesus Taurica, it was founded by Greeks more than 2,000 years ago, every stone in this ancient town breathes with history. Another national historic landmark is in Kiev, the glorious capital of Ukraine. Kievo-Pecherskaya Lavra which dates back to 1051 year is a grand monastery which every person interested in culture should visit.
If you are fond of nature, there are a lot of parks and nature reserves in Ukraine. Except numerous beaches of the Crimea, Nikitsky Botanical Garden is worth your attention. More than 30 thousands of different plants grow there and every part of this park is a pure piece of art. Livadia Palace which was a residence of Russian emperors amazes with its splendid interior and picturesque gardens. To speak more about nature we can't but mention such names of the places as Kamienets-Podolskiy where ancient castles are surrounded by majestic parks; Sophia Park in Uman has a romantic prehistory, it was founded by a rich magnate who presented the park to his wife Sophia, that's why this park is a perfect place for couples. The fans of active rest can go to the Carpathians and try to subjugate the highest mountain in Ukraine — Goverla. Hundreds of tourists go up to the pick of the mountain every day.
As you can see it is impossible to explore Ukraine during one day so remember these names of the places and return to this country again and again.