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Culture of Kharkov. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Южный Вокзал, Харьков Kharkov is ready to offer its guests a huge number of exciting excursions. Ancient streets and squares, famous historical sites and monuments, churches, museums, theaters and landscaped gardens are among its attractions. The largest square of the country is situated in Kharkov; we are talking about Freedom Square. The scenic square was founded in the first half of the 20th century; it is the main venue for national celebrations and cultural events. The square is also popular among hikers.
1. Trams and trolleybuses are considered main means of public transport; they move freely throughout the territory of Kharkov. Tickets are purchased from a busman or a driver. The city also … Open
Kharkov was severely damaged during World War II, but a significant portion of its architectural monuments remained intact. The beautiful monument, the Mirror Stream fountain designed in the Empire style, reminds people about victory of Soviets. Its grand opening was held in 1947.
The Governor's Palace is considered to be the most outstanding architectural monument of the 18th century. Construction of the palace was completed in 1777; it is notable because of harmonious combination of different architectural styles. Currently, the part of the beautiful Palace is housing Ukrainian Engineering and Pedagogical Academy. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The city was founded in the beginning of the 17th century. At that time here was built a powerful fortress aimed at protecting Russian land from the raids of the Tatars. Starting from the … Open
The most famous monument in the Art Nouveau style is the House with Chimeras; the facade of the building is decorated with interesting sculptural elements. In addition to chimeras, you can see the old knight's coat of arms, as well as salamanders and wolves. Kharkov is famous for its outstanding religious and tourist attractions, the most famous of which is the Cathedral of the Annunciation.
Kharkov The first church on the site of the cathedral had been founded back in 1655; it has been repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt completely. The Cathedral has gained its name only in the mid-19th century. Several priceless religious relics are stored there. Among other religious objects Basil's Cathedral and Cathedral of the Assumption should be mentioned; the latter has being unchanged from the mid-19th century. The city has dozens of interesting museums and excellent theaters. The Historical Museum, the Art Museum, the Museum of Popular Arts and the Maritime Museum have to be included in the must-see program. Fans of theater arts will be delighted by the Lysenko Theater of Opera and Ballet; younger visitors will love the Puppet Theatre.
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The Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, Uzhhorod Zakarpattia, is not a museum in the usual sense of the word. Here, the guests of Uzhhorod will see not a building with a large collection of exhibits, but many buildings that are themselves exhibits. These are ancient buildings, among which there is a church, residential buildings and a mill. The museum tells about the life of several ethnic groups of Zakarpattia. There are icons of the 17th century, dishes and other exhibits in the museum. Space enthusiasts should visit the Museum of Cosmonautics named after S. P. Korolev in Zhytomyr. The house-museum of Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, the chief engineer of the Soviet space program, tells about his life. In the main building of the museum there is a huge number of exhibits related to space, among which is lunar soil. … Open
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Kharkov

Culture guide to Kharkov. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Kharkov: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Kharkov. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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