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Active vacation in Ukraine - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Sudak The nightlife of Ukraine, especially its large cities, is colorful and multifaceted. Foreign guests can choose from a quiet atmospheric bar, a loud groovy disco or a tech club, where non-stop events are held all night for the most energetic ones. The night club “Skybar” in Kiev is one of the most popular places where music is played all night. Stylish interior, amiable staff, delicious cocktails and complete security – is what is needed to relax for those who wake up in the evening. The “Aura Beach Club” in Odessa can brag of a swimming pool, excellent music, great space, and restaurants with excellent cuisine and a large selection of dishes.
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Ukraine is perfect for the fact that there is something to do here for lovers of outdoor activities all year round. Tourists who are tired of lying under palm trees on hot islands can visit Ukraine in winter and go skiing and snowboarding. During summer on the other hand, it is almost as good as the countries of eternal summer in terms of the vast choice of activities. Those who want to get closer to the Chernobyl disaster are invited to take excursions to the exclusion zone “Chernobyl Tour” and “ChernobylStore”. The company “Another.Kiev” can help you to see Kiev from an unexpected side; it will take tourists to creepy abandoned buildings, booming underground ways and other similar places from which they can get goose bumps.
You can have a great time on water in the Cossack village of Migiya. It is popular among lovers of water tourism and especially rafting – there are wonderful rapids, magnificent nature here, and you can also visit the Skarzhinsky water mill. Adrenaline and fresh air will be presented to you by rafting down the Stryi River, every guest of the Lviv region should try it out. Canoes or kayaks are available for vacationers who choose to visit Kiev or Zaporozhye. What could be more peaceful than to swim along the Dnieper, swim in water lilies and enjoy the beauty of the trees reflected in the water? You can rent a boat or relax on a snow-white yacht in Odessa and Mykolaiv. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Summer guests of the country who are looking for a good golf course would not have to go far. In the capital of Ukraine, there is the popular “Golf Center” overlooking the river, with a convenient well-groomed course and a good restaurant. In winter, ski resorts in Polyanytsya, Slavsky, Pilipitsa, Yasyn, Podobovets, Boryslav, Migovo and Plavie await guests – there is plenty to choose from. Charming views of the snow-covered slopes of these places annually make the hearts of skiers and snowboarders beat faster. Resorts offer rental of equipment, instructions and lessons for beginners, and comfortable holiday areas.
Rope parks with zipline are gaining popularity year after year, because both adults and children sometimes want to give themselves freedom and climb for their pleasure, or fly for a spin over the boring land. There are at least four such parks in Kiev, from which visitors of all ages will leave happy and flushed. There is a “HIPPark” in Berdyansk designed in a nautical style: sails and unstable rope ladders create the impression of being on a ship during pitching. And from above opens up a view of the beach and the sea. “Bike Zip” in Bukovel is something special and even more extreme. Here the visitors literally ride the ropes on bicycles, and this pleasure is available both in summer and in winter.
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Where better to fly in a balloon, if not in Kiev? Romantics will like the idea of ​​slowly rising up into the air over the Ukrainian capital and admiring it, sailing over high buildings, trees, roads, people, and so on. Those who prefer more extreme types of leisure should go to Dnipropetrovsk, where the club “KAVA” offers customers the opportunity to jump off a bridge, play strikeball and paintball, go finally to Pripyat, and then return for a new portion of adrenaline. In “Adventure Tours” in Kiev, guests will be able to ride on a real tank, will let them shoot from automats, and also will let them enter the Exclusion Zone, which is ultra-popular and makes really high demand.
Koktebel Visitors can communicate with animals in the “Uncle Bo’s Ranch” in the village Nerubaysk. Here visitors will immediately notice that horses are being looked after with love. Friendly horses and ponies, which can be fed, are happy to ride adults and children under the supervision of instructors. There is also a small café here. The “Grand Prix Stud Farm” is located in Oleshka with a small cozy park, a lake, cafe and an area for children. Large celebrations are often held here, as this charming place is ideal for it. You can ride horses, take a walk in the park, and relax in a cafe while the children play in a safe playground. The place is calm and works well for people who are tired of the city.
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Fantastic City Tours and Excursions in Ukraine

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Unique attractions in Ukraine

St Andrew Church

From the series “The Most Astonishing Orthodox Churches”
St. Andrew Church in Kiev was built in honour of St. Andrew the First Called. It has been built for 5 years and was finished in 1754. Notwithstanding that the cathedral high is 46 meters, it looks very graceful. The building is decorated with a number of unusual Baroque style elements. There have saved grand windows and doors with a neat ornament, wonderful columns and pilasters.

The main decoration of the cathedral is the iconostasis in the Baroque style. It was made by the best masters from Saint-Petersburg. The iconostasis is made from lime. There was used gold leaf technique that made the iconostasis red that is not usual for church decoration. St. Andrew Church resembles a luxurious palace. Its halls are decorated with paintings, the walls have a lot of fretworks, also saved … Read all

Odessa catacombs

From the series “Unbelievable Underground Mini-Cities”
Odessa catacombs are one of the biggest in the world. Its length is approximately 2,5 thousand kilometers. The main part of the underground ways are the old quarries, where stones for city building were taken. In the 19th century the catacombs have begun to build but after the revolution the rock work have to be stopped. The reason covered in a serious geological threatens.

These huge undergrounds have an outstanding history. After the revolution in 1917 they were full of criminals. Many of them weren’t shut in a prison for decades because they hid deep in the underground. During the Second World War, these catacombs were the natural shielding for soviet soldiers. The most interesting labyrinths are located under the historical district of Odessa.

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Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of Ukraine

Dnepropetrovsk
Fans of colorful parties and popular music will like the Labyrinth Club, which is located near the city center. Several times a week there are interesting parties and performances of popular disc jockeys. Those who want to relax in a secluded atmosphere and enjoy special treats are provided with a cozy lounge. Entertainment complex "Vodogray" is very popular among tourists. It has an excellent swimming pool and sauna, a banquet room for celebrations and karaoke, as well as a cozy billiard … Read more
Kiev
Among other entertainment centers Olmeca Plage points out. In summer, it offers its visitors to relax on a beautiful beach and spend leisure-time in sports entertainment. The complex has several large swimming pools and a terrace with sun loungers and parasols. The stylish night club, national and Japanese food restaurants are always available for vacationers. Fans of water rides will like the Terminal water park that provides a wide range of pools, rides, recreation areas and a café. The … Read more
Hurzuf
A separate attraction of the resort village is the embankment, which is ideal for leisurely walks. At the height of the tourist season on the waterfront there is always a lively atmosphere, the guests of the resort come here to admire the coast and buy memorable gifts. On the waterfront are the most popular restaurants and bars where you can dine, dance, listen to music or just sit on the terrace while admiring the sea. There are a lot of bars and discos in the resort, and every institution … Read more
Alushta
For those who wish to diversify the beach vacation with unusual entertainment, it is worth going to the tasting room at the "Tavrida" factory. This is a real find for connoisseurs of fine wines. Here for the visitors very informative excursions are conducted, and after that they invite you to a cozy hall where you can try the best drinks. Numerous entertainment centers invite people to play billiards, table tennis or slot machines. The most colorful and interesting is the entertainment complex … Read more
Lviv
Another renowned night spot is the Chocolate Bar. Apart from a vast selection of speciality drinks and sweet treats the place offers to its guests a rich entertaining program. The bar engages popular music bands and DJs to keep the public hot. The local carting center is the same worth attention. It will turn to a perfect place of family leisure. The nature enthusiasts will surely love the Botanical garden located on the territory of the National Forestry Engineering University of Ukraine. … Read more
Odessa
The Odessa Zoo is a next must visit place in the city. The exploration of the nature reserve will be of great interest and pleasure as for adults so for the youngest visitors. Among its inhabitants the guests will find many species of exotic animals brought there from far countries. The zoological park has recently been reconstructed. It has got new modernized specious enclosures for animals. To hunt some memorable gifts as well as fresh foods tourists should set to one of the local markets. … Read more
Kharkov
Those preferring to spend time outdoors would be in visiting the Kharkov Zoo, which is home to exotic animals. There are tigers and leopards, bears and mountain sheep, falcons and peacocks among its inhabitants. Visitors are allowed to feed animals and take pictures with them. Atmosphere mall invites visitors to play bowling and spend time in a comfortable ambience. In addition to the bowling center, its territory has several attractive cafes and bars; close to the entertainment complex there … Read more
Koktebel
On Mount Klementyev, where the Museum of Gliding is located, you can learn to fly on a paraglide. Those who are still afraid to fly on their own, are offered a more "sparing" kind of entertainment, they can fly on a paraglide along with an instructor. Travelers who have long dreamed of trying themselves in the role of an airplane pilot will have such an opportunity in Koktebel. Absolutely all after full instruction can fly on a super-maneuverable plane over the Crimea, performing aerobatics … Read more

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