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Catholic Church of the Nativity in Stari Petlykivtsi

Sunday, September 16th, 2018
Catholic Church in Stari Petlykivtsi, Ukraine, photo 1

Stari Petlykivtsi is a village with a population of about 1,000 people located in the Buchach district of the Ternopil region, about 60 km south-west of Ternopil.

Here you can see an interesting Catholic church built relatively recently, in 1924-1931 – the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Stari Petlykivtsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The author of the project was the architect Roman Kenzler. The church was built in the styles of the Art Nouveau and Baroque with elements of archaism. Despite the fact that the proportions
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Abandoned Ray’s Mansion in Pryozerne

Monday, September 10th, 2018
Abandoned Ray Mansion in Pryozerne, Ukraine, photo 1

Pryozerne is a small village with a population of about 460 people located in the Rohatyn district of the Ivano-Frankivsk region, about 79 km north of Ivano-Frankivsk.

The main attraction of this village is a picturesque two-stored mansion built in neo-baroque style in the late 19th century. Ray’s Mansion on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Abandoned Ray Mansion in Pryozerne, Ukraine, photo 3

Abandoned Ray Mansion in Pryozerne, Ukraine, photo 4

Entrance to the manor
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Attractions of Tavria

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Tavria is the old historical name of the steppe region located between the Dnieper and the Molochna rivers within the territory of the Zaporizhzhya and Kherson regions, in the south of Ukraine.

Tavria is known for its endless bodies of water, reeds, sandy landscapes, the largest uninhabited island in Ukraine, unique flora and fauna. English subtitles are available.

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Beautiful Old Churches of Chernihiv

Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Chernihiv, first mentioned in 907, is the most northern regional center of Ukraine. The center of the historical region of Severia, it was one of the largest towns of Kievan Rus (882-1240).

Today, this city is known for its monuments of architecture. Some of them were built in the times of Kievan Rus, before the Mongol invasion. Photos by: Boyko O.D.

Savior Transfiguration Cathedral (1033) – the oldest surviving monument of old Russian architecture, one of the few surviving buildings of the period of pre-Mongol Rus.

Chernihiv Collegium (1700) – the first in the Russian kingdom educational institution of
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Church of the Nativity of Christ in Halych

Sunday, August 19th, 2018
Church of the Nativity of Christ in Halych, Ukraine, photo 1

The Church of the Nativity of Christ, a monument of architecture of national importance, stands in the center of Halych, a historic town located in the Ivano-Frankivsk region, about 25 km north of Ivano-Frankivsk. The exact date of the construction of the church is unknown.

It was first mentioned in the 14th century as the main church of the artisan district of old Halych. In 1593, the church was officially assigned to the pottery workshop. Church of the Nativity of Christ on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

During the 16th-18th centuries, it
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Attractions of Northern Bukovina

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

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

Friday, August 10th, 2018
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

Saturday, August 4th, 2018
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

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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

Friday, July 27th, 2018
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.

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Count Kirill Grigoryevich Razumovsky (Kyrylo Rozumovsky), a Ukrainian Cossack-born Russian state figure and
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