Kiev is one of the biggest cities in Europe. It is a bustling capital of independent Ukraine, its administrative, economic, scientific, cultural and educational center. This scenic city with population of over 4 million people is located on the shores of the Dnepr River.
Kiev is a city of invaluable historical and cultural monuments, a city of great events and outstanding people. Everyone will find there something especially interesting for himself. Charming hotels, loads of places to eat and attractions have arrived – without losing the ancient soul and charm of the city.
Lviv (Russian – Lvov) is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine and living monument with long 7 century history. So it is no wonder that the historic center of Lviv is very preserved and included into the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Lviv Hotels was founded in the middle of the XIII century by Prince Danylo Halytsky and named after his son Leo. The first mention of Lviv chronicle refers to year 1256. Lviv survived more than 30 wars, sieges and fires, but each time it rose from the ruins. In the architecture of the town whimsically mixed different styles and epochs: Gothic and Baroque, Renaissance and Romanesque, Rococo and Empire, modern eclectic, and constructivism. Lviv patrons 16-17 centuries invited talented artists from all over Europe, which created a unique architectural gem.
Kharkiv – the city of Universities – is the second largest city in Ukraine. It was the first capital of Soviet Ukraine. The city is located in the northeast of the country.
Kharkiv is a major cultural, scientific, educational, transport and industrial centre of Ukraine. Its industry specializes mostly in machinery. Among industrial companies are world famous giants like the Morozov Design Bureau and the Malyshev Tank Factory, leaders in tank production since the 1930s; Hartron (aerospace and nuclear electronics); and the Turboatom turbines producer. Kharkiv has a large number of museums, the most popular of which are the Museum of History, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Natural History. Pokrovsky Cathedral (1689) is the oldest building in the city, a brilliant reflection of the Ukrainian Baroque of the 17th century. Uspensky Cathedral is gold-domed bell-tower, now serves as an organ hall where you may listen to music of great composers Bach, Beethoven and others. Blagovishensky Cathedral - the biggest and most beautiful church in Kharkov. A well-known landmark of Kharkiv is the Freedom Square, which is currently the third largest city square in Europe, and the 7th largest square in the world.
Odessa - legendary city of the former Soviet Union. City of romance, art, humor, poems, theaters and museums. Odessa is a very special city - city with its own very special culture. Our city is our life! Odessa is situated in Eastern Europe, at the Black Sea coast. It is a very important port and one of the most beautiful cities in the Republic of Ukraine and all of Europe. Odessa itself is full of historical, architectural, cultural and scientific interest, proud of its past and its traditions. With a reputation for big city adventure, sunshine, laughter and sophistication, the locals have always considered themselves Odessites first, and Russians, Soviets or Ukrainians second.
Truskavets since the XIX century, known for its mineral springs and numerous rehabilitation centers. City with a population of 21 thousand people in a position to take yet almost as many tourists. Here waiting for guests 19 resorts, 21 boarding house, modern hotels and about 50 private villas. Trade union sanatoriums "Almaz", "Crystal", "Jantar", "Rubin", "Vesna" integrated into the system JSC Truskavetskurort. November 18 JSC Truskavetskurort has opened a modern diagnostic center, which complemented the set of "Medical Center", - baths, Med Palats and diagnostic center. Treatment, diagnosis and Recreation offers luxury, modern hotel "Rixos". Lovers of chamber relaxation Truskavets offers comfortable villa "Kristina", "Sani", "Nabi" pension "Svityazanka". Zest sanatorium "Karpaty", which is located in the picturesque resort area - horse riding.
Uman city is administrative center of Cherkassy region with population about 100 thousand people. Uman located at the confluence of two rivers Kamenka and Umanka, 210 kilometers south from Kiev and 230 kilometers north from Odessa on the highway Kiev – Odessa.
Uman is famous town known worldwide for its old memo, rich and interesting history, cultural and just a good, kind people. Uman city has the most favorable and convenient geographical position among the cities of Ukraine for investments and business development. Located at the crossroads of two major transportation arteries of the country, and now has great influence, as in ancient times Slavish development.
Among the sights of the city: Sophia park.
Nikolaev (Ukr. Mykolayiv) city is regional center of Mykolayiv district in Ukraine. Located at the confluence of the two City Rivers Southern Bug and Ingul, 80 kilometers from the Black Sea.
The city received its name in memory of gained in 1788 by Russian troops the victory - capturing the Turkish fortress Ochakov on the day of St. Nicholas - patron saint of seafarers. The first ship, a 46-gun frigate, flat with the shipyard in 1790, was also named «St. Nicholas». At that time Mykolayiv began construction of large sailing warships. Nowadays the main profession for the population of Mykolayiv city is shipbuilding.
In the 1920's the administration of Mykolayiv has decided to rename the city to Vernoleninsk, but the new name hasn’t been approved by the Government. Nevertheless, in the encyclopedic dictionary of German in 1927 and 1932 years on the map of European part of the Soviet Union the city was named Vernoleninskom.
The population of Mykolaiv is multinational: Ukrainians, Russian, Greeks, Bulgarians, Moldovans, Poles, Czechs, Germans, Tatars and is around 515,000 people.
The Mykolayiv main architectural sights are: The Museum of shipbuilding and fleet of Petr Neyelov Architect; an observatory of the Black Sea fleet; the cathedral of Saint Mykolay; The building of Officer's assembly.
Yalta - a city founded in 1145. The largest seaside town in Crimea. Yalta resort located on the shores of the open sea bay on the southern slope of the Main Ridge of Crimean Mountains, 79 km south of Simferopol. Yalta - it is also a port on the Black Sea, the hub of roads associated with the regional center of the longest in Europe mountain trolleybus line (85 km).
Yalta is a relatively small, with a population of about 80 thousand people. At the same time, the administrative center of a resort area, known among tourists as the "Big Yalta". County stretched by about 72 km from Foros in the west to the mountains of Ayu-Dag in the east.
The members of the Greater Yalta include Alupka, Gurzuf, Livadiya, Gaspra, Koreiz, Miskhor, Simeiz, Foros, Massandra, Nikita, Blue Bay, landslide, and several other villages. On the territory of Yalta and on the outskirts of many monuments of nature, history and culture, as well as places of memory associated with the names of outstanding scientists and artists. Many of them have left a noticeable mark on the biography of the city. The climate of Yalta Yalta is famous for its unique climate.
Feodosia is a city located on the Crimean Peninsula east of Simferopol. With a population of 72,000 inhabitants (2005), it is a major Ukrainian Black Sea port, a rail terminus, and a popular resort town.
Today Feodosia is a popular Crimean sea and health resort. Local mineral springs, mud baths, and the areas favorable climate create ideal conditions for renowned sanatory (health resorts) that can be found throughout the region. Russians have been coming to this picturesque retreat for almost two centuries which is evident as you stroll down the city promenade that runs along the sea. Side by side stand beautiful 19th century estates and large Soviet rest homes. Those who stroll to the city's outskirts will be treated to the walls of a grand Genoese fortress and an early Armenian church that dates to the time of Byzantium.
Ivano-Frankivsk (up to 1962. - Stanislaw), the city, the center of Ivano-Frankivsk region in Ukraine. Located in the foothills of the Carpathians, on the interfluve Bystrica-Solotvinskoy and Bystrica-Nadvornyanskoy (the Dniester River Basin), at an altitude of 244 m. The junction of railways and highways. Population of Ivano – Fronkovsk city is about 246 thousands inhabitants. The city was founded in year 1662 under the name Stanislav (on behalf of the Polish magnate Stanislav Potocki).
Today Ivano-Frankivsk is the city with considerable industrial, economic and scientific potential, with extensive opportunities for the development of both domestic interregional and foreign intergovernmental relations.