No matter what corner of Ukraine you want to visit, every single one of them is unique. The Eat and North are monumental and industrial, the South is welcoming and charming while the West is cozy and picturesque. Every region comprises of its own abundance of historic and beautiful tourist attractions that are a must visit. Some of the most impressive sites in Ukraine that you should see are:

The largest island on the Dnipro River, Khortytsia stretches for a length of 7.4 miles and has a width of 1.5 miles. Once, this island was the capital of Zaporizhian Cossacks, who founded the Cossacks Republic in the 16th century. Khortytsia became a National Natural Reserve in 1965 and is open to visitors throughout the year.

Annunciation Cathedral in Kharkov
One of the most beautiful sites that you can see in Kharkov is this cathedral. Built in a Byzantine architectural style in 1901, the Annunciation Cathedral has a bell tower that’s about 80 meter tall. The exterior’s original design often stuns tourists whereas the interior decorations of the cathedral are downright amazing; paintings by Russian artists and white marble iconostasis.

Potemkin stairs in Odessa

One of the most famous sites in Ukraine, it is also referred to as the symbol of Odessa. It is a unique architectural construction that’s also the main entrance to Odessa’s port and it has a total of 192 steps. When the legendary movie ‘The Battleship Potemkin’ was released, people started calling this staircase the Potemkin. You can easily find Odessa Ukraine apartments nearby and explore the stairs to your heart’s content.

Pysanka Museum in Kolomyia

An Ukranian Easter egg, Pysanka can either be a goose or chicken egg, which is colored with aniline or natural dyes and painted with wax. If you visit the museum in Kolomyia, you will find more than 6,000 pysankas, some of which can be traced back to the 19th and 20th century.

Lubart’s Castle in Lutsk

Built in the 14th century, Lubart’s Castle is said to be one of Ukraine’s greatest monuments. It is undoubtedly an architectural masterpiece, complete with bridges, towers and ancient cobblestones. Tourists are attracted to this castle all year round because a number of festivals are conducted dedicated to music, ethnography and history. Lubart’s Castle is also a point of pride for the locals, so much so that they printed it on a banknote.

Shatsky National Natural Park

Another unique place that you will find in Ukraine, this one is full of sandy beaches, majestic forests and beautiful lakes. Located in this national park is Ukraine’s deepest lake called Svitiaz. It has very clear waters due to which it is also called Blue eyes of Volhynia or Blue Lake.


Situated in the south of Ukraine is the reserve called Askania-Nova. It includes a steppe, a zoo and a dendrological park. This reserve is protected by UNESCO. Not only does it comprise of some steppe species of wild fauna, the reserve is also home to a number of rare animals from Europe, America, Africa, Australia and Asia.


One of the top favorites of free-riders is none other than the Drahobrat ski resort, which is one of the gems of the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine. It has lots of wild slopes and peak heights range from approximately 1300 to 1800 meters. It is one of the highest mountainous resorts in the country.

Probiy Waterfall

If you want to see one of the most picturesque waterfalls in the Carpathians, you don’t have to look farther than the Probiy waterfall that falls on the Prut River. This Carpathian waterfall is one of the few accessible ones because it is located in close proximity to the city of Yaremche.

High Castle Park

This park sits about 1354 feet above sea level and can be found in the ancient city of Lviv. Its height means that you can get some breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Moreover, when you visit there, you can also check the remains of the High Castle, which can be traced back to 1250.

Alexandria Dendropark

Located in the Kiev region in the town of Bila Tserkva, the dendrological park of Alexandria is a must-see for anyone visiting Ukraine. It is a wonderful place for spending time with family as it boasts 25 reservoirs and there are more than 2,500 species of plants from Japan, China, South America and other corners of the world. There is plenty of Kiev accommodation like hotels,Kiev villas, homes and guest houses near the park that you can rent for easy access.

Khotyn Fortress

One of the best examples of medieval defence architecture and one of the most important monuments of Ukraine is Khotyn Fortress. It is strategically located on key transport routes due to which it has stayed a target of many conquerors in the last couple of centuries. Today, it beautifully towers over the Dniester River and its gates and bastions can take your breath away.

Artificial Sea

The largest reservoir that you can find on the Dnipro River is called the Kremenchuk Reservoir and three rivers flow into it. When the Dnipro River was blocked by its dam the Reservoir was constructed in 1959. It filled with water in about a year. The reservoir is also known as the artificial sea because of its vast size because of which the opposite side of the bank cannot be seen.

Uzhhorod blooming valleys

If you are visiting Ukraine in late April, you should definitely check out Uzhhorod as the streets are all covered with cherry blossoms. It was back in 1923 when decorative Japanese blossoms were from from Vienna to Uzhhorod and now they can be seen growing throughout the city. It is, without a doubt, a stunning phenomenon, which should be seen at least once.

These are some of the most impressive attractions in Ukraine that you will certainly enjoy seeing.

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