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St. Paraskeva Church in Stara Sil’

Friday, June 5th, 2020
St. Paraskeva Church in Stara Sil, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

Stara Sil’ is an urban village with a population of about 1,130 people located about 96 km south-west of Lviv. A unique phenomenon in Ukrainian history is associated with Stara Sil’ (literally meaning “old salt”) – the extraction of salt in one place during about three thousand years.

There are also some interesting architectural monuments here. One of them is the unique Orthodox wooden Church of St. Paraskeva (1440). Near it, you can see a wooden bell tower of the 17th century. Stara Sil’ on Google Maps. Photos by: <a target=_blank href="https://m-a-d-m-a-x.livejournal.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer"
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Top-Rated Restaurants in Kyiv

Thursday, May 28th, 2020
Kyiv, Ukraine

Tourists flock to Ukraine’s capital year-round for a variety of reasons: culture, art, architecture, and savory, good food. A trip to Kyiv is never complete unless you get a taste of what its best restaurants offer.

We’ve compiled a quick list of the top-rated restaurants in Kyiv. These places have garnered acclaim both from professional food critics and independent, travel aficionados. Their dining areas are conducive for other activities as well, like placing your bets in your favorite casino games at SCR888.

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Our first destination is a feast for the eyes. The Odessa at the corner street
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Wooden Church of the Transfiguration in Pidhaitsi

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
Wooden Church of the Transfiguration in Pidhaitsi, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

Pidhaitsi is a town with a population of about 2,700 people located in Ternopil Oblast, about 65 km south-west of Ternopil.

This small provincial town has several interesting sights. One of them is the Transfiguration Church (1772) – a monument of wooden architecture of national importance. In the interior of this church, you can see preserved wall paintings of the 19th century. In 1893, a wooden bell tower was built next to it. Pidhaitsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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Top Landscapes in Ukraine

Monday, May 25th, 2020
Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

The great outdoors is an exciting place to be. Most people who are stuck indoors have found ways to stay entertained. One example is exploring Gclub, an e-gaming platform where visitors can play games and win cash.

While outdoor options are limited, let’s take a look at tourist spots so you can plan your next trip. Among the best destinations is Ukraine, a European country with some of the most scenic spots in the world. It offers a multitude of breathtaking views and spectacular landscapes.

Ukraine attracts millions of tourists annually. Rich with glorious mountains, heavenly waterfalls,
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Things We Miss About the Ukrainian Outdoors

Friday, May 22nd, 2020
Lviv, Ukraine

With the world on lockdown, many of us have been entertaining ourselves by finding online activities. A welcome pastime to enjoying the indoors is engaging in sports betting platforms like SBOBET. Another is plotting our next destination while we wait for the quarantine to tide over.

With so many popular tourist attractions around the globe, how do you decide? While Italy, Greece, and Hawaii rank among the top vacation destinations, Ukraine’s scenic landscapes and great outdoor activities rival the best holiday spots.

Since 2017, Ukraine has attracted over 14 million tourists to its majestic mountains, picturesque coastlines, and long-winding grapevines. Let’s take
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Church of St. Nicholas in Turje

Sunday, May 17th, 2020
Church of St. Nicholas in Turje, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

Turje is a village with a population of about 1,300 people located in Lviv Oblast, about 118 km southwest of Lviv.

The main attraction of the village is its picturesque wooden church of St. Nicholas built in 1690. Turje on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Nicholas in Turje, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 3

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Color photographs of Ukraine in 1904-1905

Thursday, May 7th, 2020
Color photographs of Ukraine in 1904-1905, photo 1

These unique photographs were taken by Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky, a pioneer of color photography in the Russian Empire, near the town of Putyvl in 1904-1905.

Today, this town is located in Sumy Oblast in the north of Ukraine, about 100 km northwest of Sumy. Source: International research project “Legacy of S. M. Prokudin-Gorsky”.

The town of Putyvl of the Russian Empire.

Color photographs of Ukraine in 1904-1905, photo 3

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Stare Selo Castle – one of the largest castles in Ukraine

Thursday, April 30th, 2020
The Stare Selo Castle, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

Stare Selo is a village with a population of about 2,100 people located in Lviv Oblast, about 27 km southeast of the center of Lviv.

The main attraction of this place is the gradually collapsing local castle – an architectural monument of national importance and one of the largest castles both in the Lviv region and throughout Ukraine. The Stare Selo Castle on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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Zolochiv Castle – the view from above

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
Zolochiv Castle, Ukraine from above, photo 1

Zolochiv is a town with a population of about 24 thousand people located in the eastern part of Lviv Oblast, about 67 km from Lviv.

The main attraction of Zolochiv is its picturesque old castle – a unique architectural monument of the first half of the 17th century. Zolochiv Castle on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The castle was built at the expense of Jakub Sobieski (the father of John III Sobieski, the King of the Commonwealth) in 1634.

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Church of the Holy Prophet Elijah in Monastyr-Lishnyansky

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
Church of the Holy Prophet Elijah in Monastyr-Lishnyansky, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

Monastyr-Lishnyansky is a village with a population of about 300 people located in Lviv Oblast, about 85 km southwest of Lviv.

The main attraction of the village is the Church of the Holy Prophet Elijah – a monument of architecture of national importance built in 1698. In 1802, it was thoroughly rebuilt. The church was closed in 1960-1990, restored in 1969 and 1992. Monastyr-Lishnyansky on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The main feature of this wooden church is that its western part doesn’t stand
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