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travel review from Poltava, Ukraine
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Our city guide showed us around Cathedral Square and the cathedral itself. I was even blessed to take some pictures inside the cathedral. The present Assumption Cathedral used to be the center of Poltava Fortress. There was a wooden Assumption …
travel review from Poltava, Ukraine
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Sunny Park ("Solnechnyi park" in Russian, "Soniachnyi Park" in Ukrainian) is a green decoration of the old center of Poltava. It is located opposite Peter’s Park. The total area of these two parks comprises about 3 hectares. They form a …
travel review from Poltava, Ukraine
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In March 1926, a monument to Taras Shevchenko was unveiled in Peter’s Park. Sculptor Ivan Kavaleridze decided to erect a very special monument: the powerful figure of the national poet is growing from gray asymmetric blocks. You can see two …
travel review from Poltava, Ukraine
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The network of the city public transport consists of 66 bus routes. Many bus routes start at the central market, at the Southern Railway Station and connect different districts of the city. City buses and route buses (which we call …
travel review from Poltava, Ukraine
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Ivan Kotliarevsky, a classic of the modern Ukrainian literature, a poet, a writer, a playright and a public figure (1769-1838), lived and worked in Poltava. He was buried in this city. Kotliarevsky monument was erected in 1903. It stands at …
travel review from Poltava, Ukraine
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We stayed at Tourist Hotel located in Peace Street not far from the River Vorskla and the Southern Railway Station. It’s an old Soviet style hotel that used to belong to Tourist Hotels network. There were such hotels in every …
travel review from Poltava, Ukraine
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As you walk along Unity Street, cross Round Square and continue walking along that street, you will see another unique building – former Nobility and Farmers Bank - at 30 Unity Street (former October Street). It was built during the …
travel review from Poltava, Ukraine
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The Battle of Poltava Museum was dedicated on June 26, 1909 on the eve of the 200th anniversary of the battle. It became one of the first permanent museums of Poltava. Lieutenant Colonel Ivan Pavlovsky, a local historian and a …
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Kharkiv is the second largest Ukrainian city with the population of more than one and a half million inhabitants. The city has hundreds of avenues, streets, lanes, alleys and squares. Among the city sites are its parks: Gorky Park, Shevchenko …
travel review from Kharkiv, Ukraine
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AVEC Gallery is one of the main exhibition sites of Kharkiv. It was dedicated in 2000, at Platinum Plaza office of AVEC Kharkiv - a large charitable foundation headed by Alexander Feldman. This gallery repeatedly exhibited the works of the …
travel review from Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Liberty Square is the central square in the city. The square was built in 1925-1928 and was paved in 1930. This square is the sixth largest square of Europe and the fourteenth largest in the world. Its area is 11.9 …
travel review from Braunschweig, Germany
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The hotel is part of a chain with a modern contemporary feel about it, it is also ideal for the sporty guest with its sports and fitness facilities. For me it was the casual but smart feeling I got with …
travel review from Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Strolling along the city streets, you will be surprised to discover the monuments and sculptures you would never imagine to find. For example, you can find the monument to the famous American writer Ernest Hemingway. It's the only Hemingway monument …
travel review from Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Visit one of the unusual monuments: the Monument to Lovers that is located in Pushkin Street in Kharkiv. It represents a figure of a guy and a young lady who have merged in a kiss. The monument was unveiled on …
travel review from Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Southern Station, whose official name is Kharkiv Passenger Station, is the main passenger railway station of the Southern Railroad in Kharkiv. The railroad has been called like that since the good old Soviet times with an implication that it is …
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