Zaporozhye Oak - Zaporozhye

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Zaporozhye Oak - Zaporozhye

Zaporozhye Oak - Zaporozhye
In Zaporozhye there is a unique oak, whose age is about 700 years old. The history of the tree is surrounded by a myriad of legends, "meetings" with legendary people and historical events.

Zaporizhzhya Oak was a witness to writing a letter from the Zaporozhians to the Turkish sultan, under his crown Taras Grigorievich Shevchenko read the poem "Catherine" about the sad fate of the peasants, and in 1648 under his powerful branches rested Bogdan Khmelnytsky.

Submitted by devoleksiy on Sun, 07/21/2019 - 19:29

Art Museum named after. Gregory Galagan - Chernihiv

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Art Museum named after. Gregory Galagan - Chernihiv

One of the youngest art museums in Ukraine, the Chernihiv Art Museum is named after them. Gregory Galan, founded in 1983. It was located in the building of the former women's gymnasium on Val - the territory belonging to the ancient Chernihiv Kremlin. The museum surprisingly carries the imprint of the glorious historical past of the Ukrainian people.

The basis of the museum's artistic fund, which has about eight thousand exhibits, is undoubtedly a unique family collection of Galagans, represented by a number of works of Ukrainian portrait painting of the XVIII - XVIII centuries.

Submitted by devoleksiy on Sun, 07/21/2019 - 19:11

Olesky castle - Lviv

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Olesky castle - Lviv

Olesky castle - one of the most popular castles in Ukraine. Not so magnificent in scope, it has a great cultural and historical significance as an example of a medieval residence of the Polish gentry. The castle hosts a branch of the Lviv Art Gallery - an exhibition dedicated to medieval art.

Submitted by devoleksiy on Thu, 02/02/2017 - 21:46

Castle of Lubart - Lutsk

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Castle of Lubart - Lutsk

Lutsk castle
The city of Lutsk, founded more than a thousand years ago, has always been a major administrative, economic and cultural center of Volhynia. There have been many important historical events, among which the most important is the Council of European Monarchs in 1429

Submitted by devoleksiy on Fri, 01/27/2017 - 23:09

Botanical Garden - Poltava

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Botanical Garden in Poltava

One of the most vivid and beautiful monuments of Poltava is the monument of garden art, which is the Botanical Garden in Poltava.

In the distant 1847, the territory, the area of ​​which was not much, not enough, and 17 hectares was the summer residence of one of the maids of the great Empress Catherine II. In the garden there were many ponds from the cleanest, like tears, water, full of fish, as well as all sorts of baths hidden in the shadow of lush greenery.

Submitted by devoleksiy on Wed, 01/25/2017 - 12:56

Memorials of the city of Vinnytsia

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Sights of the city of Vinnitsa

Unfortunately, this Podolsk city, until recently, did not enjoy such popularity among tourists and citizens of Ukraine as, for example, Lviv or Odessa.

And it's not at all in the city itself, but most likely in the absence of any "highlights", a simple mention of which would be a sufficient reason for a trip to Vinnitsa. Fortunately, a few years ago, Vinnytsia acquired something that you can proudly call it a "business card".

Submitted by devoleksiy on Sat, 01/28/2017 - 15:11

Church of St. Casimir - Lviv

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Church of St. Casimir - Lviv

When strolling and inspecting the monuments of Lviv, pay attention to the Church of St. Casimir. With this simple building in the Baroque style, many legends and dowels are associated. The name of the temple is named after the young Lithuanian prince, who died at the age of 26 years from tuberculosis, was enrolled in a number of saints. When the casimir was discovered, it turned out that his body practically preserved the primitive form, since then the place was called miraculous.

Submitted by devoleksiy on Thu, 02/02/2017 - 23:58

Transfiguration Monastery Mgarskyi

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Transfiguration Monastery Mgarskyi

Ancient legend of the dream princess Vyshnevetsky (sister of Metropolitan Peter Graves) told a story "Twins" Taras Shevchenko: it supposedly had a dream stay in paradise, there it brought the angels with words that come here it will only after his own expense to build a temple God in their possession on Mgarsk hill, a few kilometers northeast of Luben. First Mgarskyi Transfiguration cathedral was consecrated in 1628.

Submitted by devoleksiy on Wed, 01/25/2017 - 11:54