Attractions of Northern Bukovina

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Bukovina is a historical region located between the middle reaches of the Dniester River and the main Carpathian range, in the Chernivtsi region of Ukraine and Romania.

Bukovina is known for its beautiful landscapes and unique people, rich history and culture.

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Defensive Roman Catholic Church in Bishche

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Defensive Roman Catholic Church in Bishche, Ukraine, photo 1

Bishche (Buszcze in Polish), founded in 1086, is a village with a population of about 500 people located in the Berezhany district of the Ternopil region, 66 km west of Ternopil.

The main attraction of the village is the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1624-1638) – a defensive religious building, an architectural monument of national importance. Bishche on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Defensive Roman Catholic Church in Bishche, Ukraine, photo 3

In 1944, during the Second
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Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin in Bairaky

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Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin in Bairaky, Ukraine, photo 1

Bairaky is a large village with a population of about 1,800 people located in the southeast of the Chernivtsi region, 29 km from Chernivtsi.

The main attraction of the village is the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin combining the Baroque style and the Galician school of church architecture. Bairaky on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

This village was first mentioned in documents under the name of Mogashesty in 1633. In 1646, Stefan Holban, the owner of the village, built this church, which became the largest of the rural churches
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Second Oldest Wooden Catholic Church in Ukraine

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The Second Oldest Wooden Catholic Church in Ukraine, photo 1

Radenychi is a village with a population of about 1,100 people located in the west of the Lviv region, 77 km from Lviv.

On the territory of the village there is the second oldest wooden Catholic church in Ukraine – the Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary built in 1754. Radenychi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

In 1956, the church was closed, the building was used as a warehouse for mineral fertilizers. In 1989, the church was returned to believers.

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Church of the Three Saints in Lemeshi

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Three Saints Church in Lemeshi, Ukraine, photo 1

Lemeshi is a village with a population of about 600 people located in the Kozelets district of the Chernihiv region, 60 km south of Chernihiv.

The main attraction of the village is the Church of the Three Saints (Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and St. John Chrysostom) built in the Baroque style in 1755. Lemeshi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Three Saints Church in Lemeshi, Ukraine, photo 3

Count Kirill Grigoryevich Razumovsky (Kyrylo Rozumovsky), a Ukrainian Cossack-born Russian state figure and
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Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Torhiv

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Assumption Church in Torhiv, Ukraine, photo 1

Torhiv is a small village with a population of about 170 people located in the Zolochiv district of the Lviv region, 91 km east of Lviv.

In the central part of the village there is a picturesque wooden church – the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church built in 1846. Torhiv on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Assumption Church in Torhiv, Ukraine, photo 3

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Church of Saints Cosmas and Damian in Makhnivtsi

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Church of Saints Cosmas and Damian, Makhnivtsi, Ukraine, photo 1

Makhnivtsi is a small village with a population of about 180 people located in the Zolochiv district of the Lviv region, about 90 km east of Lviv.

On the outskirts of the village there is a picturesque monument of wooden architecture – the Church of Saints Cosmas and Damian (1697). Restored in 1970, this church is a monument of architecture of national importance. Makhnivtsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of Saints Cosmas and Damian, Makhnivtsi, Ukraine, photo 3

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Palace of Strachocki in Mostyska

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Strachocki Palace in Mostyska, Lviv region, Ukraine, photo 1

Mostyska is a small town with a population of about 9 thousand people located in the Lviv region, 69 km west of Lviv, near the Ukrainian border with Poland.

The most interesting architectural monument of the town is the former palace of Antony Strachocki constructed in the Romantic style with Neo-Gothic elements. It is located in the north of Mostyska, in the suburb called Rudnyky. Palace of Strachocki on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

In 1820-1830, when Rudnyky was owned by the Polish nobleman Antony Strachocki (1776-1850), a large palace in the
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Church of St. Michael in Chesnyky

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St. Michael Church in-Chesnyky, Ukraine, photo 1

Chesnyky is a village with a population of about 800 people located in the Rohatyn district of the Ivano-Frankivsk region, 71 km north of Ivano-Frankivsk.

The main attraction of the village is the Church of St. Michael (also known as the Church of St. Nicholas and the Church of the Ascension) of the 13th century – an architectural monument of national importance and one of the oldest churches in Western Ukraine. Chesnyky on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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Roman Catholic Church of St. Joseph in Tshchenets’

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St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tshchenets, Ukraine, photo 1

Tshchenets’, first mentioned in 1418, is a small village with a population of about 570 people located in the Mostyska district of the Lviv region, 75 km west of Lviv.

The main attraction of the village is the Roman Catholic Church of St. Joseph built in 1924-1928. In 1950-1955 and 1957-1989, the church was closed and used as an administrative building. Tshchenets’ on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

In 1989, the church was re-consecrated and renovated. Today, this building is a beautiful example of neo-Gothic architecture.

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