Stare Selo Castle – one of the largest castles in Ukraine

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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

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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

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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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The Town Hall of Dobromyl

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The Town Hall of Dobromyl, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

Dobromyl, first mentioned in 1374, is a town with a population of about 4,300 people located in the south-west of Lviv Oblast.

The Town Hall of Dobromyl built in the style of classicism with renaissance elements in the central part of the town is an architectural monument of national importance. Dobromyl on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The Town Hall of Dobromyl, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, photo 3

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Church of the Holy Archangel Michael in Bilychi

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Church of the Holy Archangel Michael in Bilychi, Ukraine, photo 1

Bilychi is a village with a population of about 1,400 people located in the south-west of Lviv Oblast, about 102 from Lviv. This village, surrounded by mountains on all sides, stretches from east to west for almost six kilometers.

Here you can see an interesting wooden church surrounded by an unusual round fence – the Church of the Holy Archangel Michael (1857). Bilychi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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Holy Protection Church in Romashky

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Holy Protection Church in Romashky, Ukraine, photo 1

Romashky is a village with a population of about 800 people located in Kyiv Oblast, about 100 km south of Kyiv.

The main architectural attraction of the village is the Holy Protection Church built in the style of classicism in 1843. This church impresses with its massiveness and architectural design unusual for the countryside. In 2016, the restoration of the church was completed. Romashky on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

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Fortified Assumption Church in Pidhaitsi

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Fortified Assumption Church in Pidhaitsi, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

Pidhaitsi, first mentioned in written sources in 1468, is a town with a population of about 2,700 people located in Ternopil Oblast, about 64 km south-west of Ternopil.

This town has preserved a number of interesting architectural monuments. One of them is the Assumption Church (1650-1653) – an architectural monument of national importance constructed in the Renaissance style in combination with Ukrainian church traditions. Pidhaitsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

The main architectural feature of the church is a battle gallery with
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Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity in Mykulyntsi

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Holy Trinity Church in Mykulyntsi, Ukraine, photo 1

Mykulyntsi is an urban village with a population of about 3,600 people located in Ternopil Oblast, about 19 km south of Ternopil. First mentioned in chronicles in 1096, this is the oldest settlement in the region and one of the oldest settlements in Western Ukraine.

There are several architectural monuments in Mykulyntsi including the palace and the ruins of the castle. The Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity (1761-1779) located here is a unique architectural monument of national importance. This is one of the largest Baroque churches in Ternopil Oblast. <a target=_blank href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Trinity+church/@49.3989234,25.6033695,1455m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m13!1m7!3m6!1s0x0:0x0!2zNDnCsDIzJzE3LjAiTiAyNcKwMzcnMDQuMCJF!3b1!8m2!3d49.38806!4d25.61778!3m4!1s0x47304b35e9b0d5bb:0x75032409f4462d9f!8m2!3d49.4000266!4d25.606159?hl=en"
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Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Telelyntsi

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Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Telelyntsi, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 1

Telelyntsi is a village with a population of about 500 people located in the western part of Vinnytsia Oblast, about 63 km southwest of Vinnytsia.

Here you can see a very interesting wooden church preserved in almost original form – Church of St. Michael the Archangel (1865). Telelyntsi on Google Maps. Photos by: Maxim Ritus.

Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Telelyntsi, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine, photo 3

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Top Tourist Destinations in Ukraine

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Lviv, Ukraine

Ukraine, while one of the largest countries in Eastern Europe, is often overlooked by tourists. Many of them believe that it is not a safe country to travel, but please note that the troubles people run from are in the east. The rest of the country is safe to travel to.

Besides, Ukraine has a rich culture and plenty of things to see and do. Below, you will find a few of the top tourist destinations in Ukraine that you will surely enjoy.

Lviv

If you plan on going to western Ukraine, Lviv should definitely be on your list of ‘must-see’ locations. It
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