Lviv is one of the most beautiful Ukrainian cities. Sometimes it is called “the western capital of Ukraine”. In the past, Lviv was the center of Kievan-Halytska Rus and then the Halychyna region. Lviv’s historical buildings and relics date from the 13th century. The city’s architecture presents the best European styles of various periods. While […]


Kharkiv is the second-largest Ukrainian city. Located in the northeast of the country, it was cruelly attacked by Russian forces from the first days of the invasion. Kharkiv was founded in 1654 as a fortress and has been a significant center of industry, trade, and Ukrainian culture. The city was the first capital of the […]


Kyiv, one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, was founded in the 5th century approximately at the riverside of the Dnipro River. In the 9th century Kyiv, under Norman rule, became the center of Kievan Rus, the first state on the lands between Europe and the Great Steppe. The city’s history is long and […]


Chernihiv is a city in northern Ukraine, currently under siege and unending heavy shelling the Russian troops. Chernihiv was presumably founded in the 7th century and was first mentioned in a chronicle in the year 907. From the 9th century, Chernihiv was incorporated into Kyivan Rus and became one of the most important and wealthiest […]


Lutsk is an ancient city in western Ukraine, founded in the 10th-11th centuries. It preserves the architectural monuments of the Middle Ages and Modern Time, the defensive castle of the XIV century, and numerous churches of the XVI-XVII centuries. The architecture of Lutsk reflects the city’s religious diversity; there are numerous Orthodox and Catholic churches […]