Posts Tagged ‘Green’

Oleksandriya, the Park Masterpiece

Dendrological Park Oleksandriya is the largest and the oldest landmark of park and gardening art in Ukraine. It was named in the honor of  Oleksandra Branytska, the favorite lady-in-waiting of Empress Catherine the Great. It was Oleksandra, whose idea to gentrify the suburban residence led to the creation of the most beautiful park masterpiece not only in Ukraine, but also in Europe!
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04 2013

Lakes of Shatsk – the pearls of Volyn

In the North-Western corner of Ukraine, near the borders with Poland and Belarus, there’s Shatsky National Natural Park – one of the most unique nature points of Europe. Over 30 hectares of impenetrable forests, rare flora and fauna, amazing landscapes and one of the largest lake cascade in Europe – around 23 lakes of prehistoric glacial origin. The most famous lake is Svityaz – Ukrainian deepest (58,5m) and cleanest (water clarity – 5-8m) lake. Lakes of Shatsk are of international importance and are protected under the Ramsar Convention requirements.
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04 2013

Buky Landscape Park – oasis of a dream



Buky landscape park and temple complex, located in Skvyra district, Kyiv region, has recently become a must-destination for both locals and tourists. Temples, lovely bridges, waterfalls and fountains, rocks, cozy summerhouses, sculptures, fairy alleys and even a mini-zoo form the unpredictable combination of wild nature and modern landscape design which fascinates imagination!
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04 2013

Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi, the town of 1000 battles

When you stare at the fabulous views of Korsun, you may think: “Oh, I would be happy to live here!” But somehow the town’s population is decreasing, especially during last 10 years. Hopefully this situation will change over time due to the economic recovery of the region and its great tourism potential.
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03 2011

Kerch – the Ancient Resort

“Have you been to Kerch? If you haven’t, then shut up!” sings a Belarusian rock band. And the guys are right – Kerch is one of the oldest cities in the world, with many historical monuments, 4 different shores, a dozen of curative mud resorts and a few crowded party areas.
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03 2011