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History

History of Ukraine in different times. Articles about all aspects of Ukrainian History. Interesting stories and facts from Ukrainian history

  1. The most mysterious dungeons of Ukraine

    The most mysterious dungeons of Ukraine

    Ukraine has lots of fascinating locations that fascinate travelers and adventurers. Do you think you’re an experienced in extreme tourism? Then you need to see Ukrainian underground wonders. Huge tunnels that are several kilometers long can

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  2. Podgorski House. Baron Castle in Kiev

    Podgorski House. Baron Castle in Kiev

    Baron castle is one of the most beautiful and romantic buildings in Kiev. It was built in 1898 by the order of the Poland squire M. Podgorski. The building was later called “Baron castle” because of the castle that stood nearby and belonged

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  3. One Street Museum in Kiev

    One Street Museum in Kiev

    Andrew’s Descent, one of the oldest streets in Kiev and one of the main tourist attractions of the city, has a very interesting story. This street used to be home for a lot of famous people. Even if someone was not the best student at school, he

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  4. Institute for Noble Maidens in Kiev

    Institute for Noble Maidens in Kiev

    In 1838-1842 in Kiev the building of the Institute for Noble Maidens (or the Emperor’s upbringing community for noble maidens) was constructed by the project of Vincent Beretti. The project was developed by the architect under a strong

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  5. Kiev Choral Synagogue

    Kiev Choral Synagogue

    The Choral Synagogue in Kiev, which is also known as Podol Synagogue, is located in the center of the capital of Ukraine. It was constructed in 1895 with financial aid from Gabriel-Jacob Geselevich-Rozenberg, who was a renowned merchant. The 3-year

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  6. Peter and Paul church in Kharkov

    Peter and Paul church in Kharkov

    Peter and Paul church is located on Shevchenko street. This is a newly renovated building made of stone and it fits perfectly into the location. The church is famous for its rich history and therefore it is part of a lot of tourist routes. The Peter

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  7. The Bald Hill in Kiev

    The Bald Hill in Kiev

    There are dozens of “bald hills” in the world, but the most famous among them is the Bald Hill that is located in Kiev. Long time ago the hill was used as a site for pagan ceremonies. The ancient wise men made the first underground routes

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  8. The Old Kiev Mountain

    The Old Kiev Mountain

    The Old Kiev Mountain is one of the oldest historical centre of Kiev and is otherwise known as the Upper Town. The historians consider this place to be the spot where the various princes of Kiev conducted their rule. Judging by the notes, this exact

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  9. Central Synagogue in Kharkov

    Central Synagogue in Kharkov

    The Central Kharkov Synagogue is an architecture monument that dates back to 1912. Among the architects who contributed to the construction were I. Hewirtz, M. Piskunov and V. Feldman. The synagogue is located in Pushkin street, 12. From 1868 to 1910

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  10. The Kharkov University

    The Kharkov University

    Alexander I signed the order for the Kharkov Emperor lyceum to be opened on January 17, 1805. The biggest contribution for the lyceum to be opened was made by V. Karazin, who is otherwise known as the Ukrainian Lomonosov: the lyceum was opened only due

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