Church of the Three Saints in Lemeshi

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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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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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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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Church of the Immaculate Conception in Vysloboky

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Vysloboky is a small village with a population of about 390 people located in the Lviv region, 19 km to the north-east of the center of Lviv.

The main attraction of the village is the wooden Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1762-1763), an architectural monument of national importance. Vysloboky on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The church was built by the owner of the village Kazimir Pravdich as a gift to his wife, with the help of Metropolitan Leo Sheptytsky.

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Khmelnytskyi – the view from above

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Excellent aerial survey of Khmelnytskyi – a city with a population of about 270 thousand people located on the Southern Buh River, 323 km south-west of Kyiv, the administrative center of the Khmelnytskyi region.

This city is an important economic and cultural center of the historic region of Podilia.

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Most Beautiful Churches of Sumy

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Sumy is a city with a population of about 267 thousand people located in the north-east of Ukraine, the administrative center of the Sumy region.

It was named after the Sumka (literally meaning “bag”) River. According to the legend, three hunting bags with money (depicted on the city’s coat of arms) were found near the river – hence its name. Photos by: gatta_bianka.

Trinity Cathedral (1901-1914) – one of the most beautiful churches of Sumy, looking similar to St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg (Russia).

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Church of St. Panteleymon in Shevchenkove

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St. Panteleymon Church in Shevchenkove, Ukraine, photo 1

Shevchenkove is a very small village with a population of about 150 people located in the Halych district of the Ivano-Frankivsk region, 28 km north of Ivano-Frankivsk.

Here you can find remains of old defensive ramparts and a unique architectural monument of national importance – Church of St. Panteleymon (1194), the oldest church in Western Ukraine.

It is the only surviving church of the times of the Principality of Galicia-Volhynia (1199-1253). Church of St. Panteleymon on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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