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Visiting Ukraine's Tourist Attractions

Visiting Ukraine's Tourist Attractions

Date Added: May 28, 2010 10:06:02 PM
Author: inofo82
Category: Society: Holidays
The article is devoted to Ukraine's most popular tourist attractions, in particular Crimea, the Carpathians Mountains and Kiev – the capital of the country.

In this article we will tell about the most popular places of interest of Ukraine.Crimea is a splendid peninsula to explore, and a marvelous spot to spend a summer vacation. Across the centuries it has drawn settlers from all over the world, including the Greeks, the Venetians and the Genoese - who founded settlements along the coast and inter-married the locals. Crimean resorts are the main holiday destination for millions of tourists from over the globe. Wines and mineral waters make Crimean health resorts so popular worldwide.

Being one of the biggest and most renowned health resorts of the former USSR, it was the favorite place of the USSR politicians, including Stalin, Khruschev, Brezhnev, who frequently visited Crimea for relaxation and vacation. Crimea's high season starts in July and ends in September. Tourists start coming in mid-April when it commonly gets warm. September is a perfect month to enjoy less crowded resorts, and October brings wonderful, golden colors to the peninsula.

The Carpathian Mountains are regarded as Ukraine's Green Pearl. It is one of the most popular resorts and tourist attractions of the country. A beautiful combination of virgin forests, meadows, shepherds and human beings living in harmony with nature makes the mountain ranges so appealing to tourists! Thousands of tourists and people who love traveling and adventures arrive here.Kiev, a fabulous city of 3 million citizens, is the bustling Ukrainian capital.

Kiev's art and architecture are considered world treasures. St. Sophia' Cathedral, where the princes of Kiev were inaugurated in the years of Kiev's prosperity, has spectacular frescoes and mosaics which date back to the 11th century. The Percherska Lavra, the Monastery of the Caves, a short ride from downtown, has two 11th-century cathedrals on its territory, along with its well-known catacombs, a bell tower, and museum collections. Nearby city center you can see the Golden Gate dating back to the 11th century.If you require more information on tourist attractions in Ukraine, visit ua-traveling.com.

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