UNESCO World Heritage
1. St. Sophia Cathedral
It’s the oldest surviving cathedral in Ukraine. The largest collection of thousand-year-old mosaics and frescoes adorns the walls of St.Sophia. You can drop in the halls of the cathedral on our Historical Kyiv private walking tour.
2. Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
The Lavra is a huge complex of temples, museums, galleries, which was founded on the slopes of the Dnieper River in the 11th century. You will learn about its main objects during our City sightseeing tour: Kiev in 180 minutes.
3. Lviv Historic Centre Ensemble
It’s the oldest and most beautiful part of the city. It houses well-preserved 14th century Market Square, narrow old streets, the Town Hall (at the top of which you can get a stunning view of the city, Orthodox and Catholic cathedrals). Spend a weekend in Lviv, and you will see the most important Palaces and castles of Lviv
4. Struve Geodetic Arc
This very unusual object includes the points at which scientists conducted research and determined the shape and dimensions of the Earth. In total there are 265 such points and they are located along the meridian, which passes through 10 states from Norway to Ukraine. Now there are memorable signs at these points . You won’t stay here for long, nevertheless, it is worth seeing
5. Virgin Beech Forests of the Carpathians
Old forests untouched by human. Reserved beeches have been preserved in the inaccessible parts of the Carpathians and are now under protection. Do you want to wander through the millennial forest? Then go to the Carpathians.
6. Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans
This beautiful complex consisting of three buildings, a square, a church, and a garden is the landmark of Chernivtsi city. It is called “Ukrainian Hogwarts”as a university is located in the walls of the former residence now. This is one of the most popular tourist sites in Bukovina.
7. Wooden churches of the Carpathian region
These are 16 wooden Orthodox (and some Eastern Catholic) churches (16th to 19th cc.) located in Poland and Ukraine that were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. They are interesting because their architecture combines elements of Christian architecture and traditions of local ethnic groups. We advise you to look in and compare at least a few churches.