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Dnepropetrovsk Ukraine

Beautiful view of Quay of Dnepropetrovsk. DneprDnepropetrovsk is the city with the population over million people, the third city in Ukraine after Kiev and Kharkov according to the population size. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Ukraine. Since the beginning of the 20th century and till nowadays Dnepropetrovsk Ukraine is the important center of the metallurgy industry and machine building, aerospace industry and rocket production.

In this industrial city are combined the old buildings and the new tall houses. One of the oldest but rebuilt buildings is Potemkinsk Palace 1790 and three old fortresses of the 17th century: Kodakskaia, Novobogorodizkaia and New Kaidaky. In the times of Russian Empire in 1786 according to the building plan of Ekaterina the Second there was founded Transfiguration Cathedral, which should have exceeded the dimensions of the roman cathedral of Peter and Paul – more than 150 m in length and 139 m in height. And nowadays there is built the largest synagogue with the museum of Holocaust in the world.

Great Church of DnepropetrovskThe city is famed also for its skyscrapers. For that moment in Dnepropetrovsk city is built the complex “Brama” with altitude more than 200 m (about 50 stores). The length of the longest apartment in the city is 830 m. To get from one end of the house to another the dwellers need to pass two trolleybus stations.

In the city along the right riverside of the Dnepr there is spread the longest embankment in Europe. Its length is over 23 km. On the embankment in 2005 there was set the fountain-swan. Its singularity is that it can change working modes, wave with the wings and turn round. With the full power the altitude of its central stream can reach 50 m! There are 5 bridges over the Dnepr in Dnepropetrovsk city. The longest one is Kaidakskiy (1732 m).

In spite of the grand buildings in Dnipropetrovsk, its subway is one of the shortest subways in the world: 6 stations, the length of the line is 7,8 km.

The number of tourists is attracted by the Monastic Island – the historically legendary place of Dnipropetrovsk Ukraine. Among the historical sights the separate attention belongs to the Scythian women – here is the largest collection of them in Ukraine.

Many famous historical and contemporary persons had lived in the city of Dnepropetrovsk in different times. Alexander Pushkin, the world known Russian poet, was here in exile. And in 1978 in the kindergarten № 27 was brought up the famous American actress Mila Iovovitsch.

Dnepropetrovsk Travel Guide will help you to explore this wonderful city.

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  1. Church on the Komsomol Island in Dnepropetrovsk

    Church on the Komsomol Island in Dnepropetrovsk

    Komsomol Island is the most romantic and attractive place in the city of Dnepropetrovsk. This place is associated with legends and incredible stories. It is believed that Saint Andrew reached this place, preaching teachings of Christ. Originally the

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  2. Transfiguration Cathedral in Dnepropetrovsk

    Transfiguration Cathedral in Dnepropetrovsk

    Transfiguration Cathedral (Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral) can rightly be called one of the most beautiful architectural structures of classicism. Currently, it is the central temple of Dnepropetrovsk Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the

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  3. House of Organ and Chamber Music in Dnepropetrovsk

    House of Organ and Chamber Music in Dnepropetrovsk

    One of the attractions of Dnepropetrovsk is House of Organ and Chamber Music, located in one of the most beautiful buildings in the city, monument of architecture of the XX century, former Bryansk Cathedral, built in 1915. House of Organ and Chamber

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  4. Dnepropetrovsk International Airport

    Dnepropetrovsk International Airport

    Dnepropetrovsk Airport is located 15 kilometers from the city center near the village “Starye Kodaki”. 27 December 1993 the Cabinet of Ministers granted it the status of the International Airport, now the airport is among the leading airports

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  5. Dnepropetrovsk Subway

    Dnepropetrovsk Subway

    Dnepropetrovsk Subway was solemnly opened on 29 December 1995 and is the first subway in the former Soviet Union, which was opened after its collapse. In the subway there are only six stations (the number of stations has not changed since the opening of

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  6. Botanical Garden of Dnepropetrovsk National University

    Botanical Garden of Dnepropetrovsk National University

    The idea to create the botanical garden dates back to pre-revolutionary Dnepropetrovsk. The place to create it was chosen in the southwest of Sobornaya Mountain (Cathedral Mountain), in the steppe near the City Dachas. In 1910 the city officials granted

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  7. Church of St. Nicholas in Dnepropetrovsk

    Church of St. Nicholas in Dnepropetrovsk

    St. Nicholas Church appeared due to the existence of the Dnepropetrovsk plant, where 90% of employers were Poles, who were in the Roman Catholic community. The former director of the plant, Ignatius Yasyukovich, decided to build a church. However, taking

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  8. Kodak Fortress near Dnepropetrovsk

    Kodak Fortress near Dnepropetrovsk

    Kodak fortress is a Polish fortress and is located on the right bank of the Dnieper River in one an a half kilometer from Dnepropetrovsk in the village of “Stari Kodaky”. The name of the fortress in Turkic language means "settlement on the

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  9. Ekaterinoslavsky Boulevard in Dnepropetrovsk

    Ekaterinoslavsky Boulevard in Dnepropetrovsk

    In September 2004, in Dnepropetrovsk on the Ispolkomovskaya Street there was held the grand opening of Ekaterinoslavsky Boulevard, which was at once unofficially named the “New Arbat”. In the first days of its existence the citizens

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  10. Shopping center "Most" in Dnepropetrovsk

    Shopping center "Most" in Dnepropetrovsk

    Shopping center "Most" in Dnepropetrovsk, better known as Most City Center, is a huge complex with a unique concept. It combines the center of business life of the city, shopping-entertainment complex and residential apartments. It is located on the main

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  11. The Dwelling Complex "Towers" in Dnepropetrovsk

    The Dwelling Complex "Towers" in Dnepropetrovsk

    The dwelling complex "Towers" is located in Dnepropetrovsk on the Dzerzhinsky Street. These two twenty-eight-meter twin towers are the part of the ensemble “Krutogorny”, which is located on the bank of the Dnieper, in one of the most

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  12. Dnepropetrovsk Lenin Embankment

    Dnepropetrovsk Lenin Embankment

    Dnepropetrovsk embankment of Lenin lies in the heart of the city and stretches along the right bank of the Dnieper River for more than 23 kilometers. It is especially beautiful between Merefo-Kherson Bridge and Amur Bridge, located in her heart of the

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  13. Dnepropetrovsk light and music fountain "White Swan"

    Dnepropetrovsk light and music fountain "White Swan"

    Dnepropetrovsk light and music fountain "White Swan" is the main adorning of the Lenin Embankment and the hallmark of the city. It’s installed in the water of the river Dnieper, in front of the hotel "Dnepropetrovsk". The grand opening of the light

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  14. Stone Babas in Dnepropetrovsk

    Stone Babas in Dnepropetrovsk

    "Stone Babas" is a collection of the ancient stone sculptures in Dnepropetrovsk Historical Museum. The number of exhibits is more than 80. This figure far exceeds the number of exhibits of other collections in Ukraine. The sculptures strike not only with

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  15. Bench of love and tree of happiness in Dnepropetrovsk

    Bench of love and tree of happiness in Dnepropetrovsk

    On the eve of celebrations to commemorate the Day of Dnepropetrovsk, on the promenade named after Lenin near the pedestrian bridge at the monastery island was installed a bench and tree of happy lovers made by local blacksmiths. This original artwork

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  16. Circus in Dnepropetrovsk

    Circus in Dnepropetrovsk

    Dnepropetrovsk Circus was founded in the late XIX century. It was called Katerynoslav circus (the old name of Dnepropetrovsk is Yekaterinoslav). The circus was given the building that existed until 1929, built by the architect J. Truzzi. 1932 started

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  17. Alley of love in Dnepropetrovsk

    Alley of love in Dnepropetrovsk

    On September 13th, during the feast of the 227th birthday of the city, an “Alley of love”, located on the Stolyarova street in Dnepropetrovsk was opened. And it immediately became one of the symbols of the city. Originally, this place was

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  18. Karl Marx Prospect in Dnepropetrovsk

    Karl Marx Prospect in Dnepropetrovsk

    The Karl Marx Prospect is the main administrative, cultural and commercial artery of the city. It is 5 kilometres long; the greater part of the Prospect is faced with paving-stones and the street forms a straight line with two boulevards and tram rails

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  19. Top 10 Sights of Dnepropetrovsk

    Top 10 Sights of Dnepropetrovsk

    Dnepropetrovsk is situated on the Dnieper River and got the name from the river. At first it was originally named in honor of the Empress Catherine II (former name of the city is Yekaterinburg), and was conceived by Prince Potemkin as the third capital

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