30 Places to Visit in Ukraine, Tourist Places & Top Attractions

Tourist Places In Ukraine

Carpathian Mountains, Chernobyl, Tunnel of Love, Myrhorod, Bakota, Yalta, Slavske, Zaporizhia, Dzharylhach Island, Vorokhta, Zhovkva, The Pink Lake, Hoverla Mountain, Kherson Cliffs.

Places to Visit in Ukraine include several beautiful cities and their popular landmarks that are rich in history and are mesmerising to watch. This big, diverse country which has gained its independence only a few years back, has so much on offer. The endless list includes 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the majestic Carpathian Mountains, the Black Sea beaches, along with several beautiful cities with soviet architectural monuments, churches, castles, fortresses, and cathedrals.

The Ukraine places to visit must include some of  its glorious cities such as Kiev, Lviv, Uman, Odessa, and so on. The country’s rich and colorful tradition will attract you to visit various cities, meet the warm-hearted Ukrainians and go for off-the-map experiences.

One of the tourist places in Ukraine that simply cannot be missed is the beautiful Tunnel of Love where you can take a long walk. You should also not miss out on the submerged village of Bakota. If you are visiting in winter,  the ski resorts at Slavske must be on your list. Another place that you should  definitely visit is the amazing Pink Lake, found in several parts of the country and try taking a dip in its water.

Here are some of the best places to visit in Ukraine:

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The beautiful and cozy city of Vinnytsia is located beside the Southern Bug River, in west-central Ukraine. The city has gained its importance owing to its unique attraction, the large Multimedia Fountain Roshen. Tourists include this destination in their list of places to visit in Ukraine to watch this unique fountain show and to explore the various historical places.

The beauty of the city lies in its location beside the Southern Bug River which has been enhanced by the presence of the colorful fountain. 

The star attraction of Vinnytsia is the enchanting Multimedia Fountain Roshen, set in the river. Feel charmed looking at the beautiful fountain emitting sound and colorful lights. Other places of interest include Adolf Hitler’s military headquarters, National Pirogov’s Estate Museum, Gorky Park, and so on.

If you are not satisfied with only sightseeing, you may love to watch a theatrical play at Vinnytsia State Academic Music and Drama Theater. Children and adults would love to go for a tour of Roshen, Ukraine’s leading confectionery factory. Feel relaxed spending some time at Martynov having a cup of fragrant coffee and light snacks from the well-known Artynor Bus. You may also love to taste some traditional food at the Biblioteka Cafe.

Vinnytsia enjoys pleasant weather with limited rainfall in the summer months of May to September. The Winter months in the city are freezing and windy. January has the lowest temperature of -3°C.

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The third-largest city of Ukraine, Odessa, is located on the north-western shore of the Black Sea and has been nicknamed as ‘Pearl of the Black Sea.’ The city has an interesting history to share with tourists with Greeks, Ottomans, and Russians invading the city at different eras. 

The city is well known as a tourist attraction owing to its gorgeous sandy beaches with sparkling warm waters. The beautiful Art Nouveau architecture of the city buildings makes it more eye-catching for the tourists.

The topmost attraction of Odessa is the mighty stairways of the city, the Potemkin Stairs. You should also visit the Odessa Opera House, known to be the second-largest theater in the world. The city also has several interesting museums frequented by tourists with interests in the history of the place. A must inclusion in Ukraine places to visit is the Odessa Catacombs, the largest catacomb system in the world.

Odessa has lots of activities to offer for you. You can go to gorgeous beach club pools to hang out, Opera Houses to watch a theater, and beaches to take a relaxing stroll. During nights, there are enjoyable nightclubs, excellent wineries, and delightful places to do shopping.

Odessa has enjoyable weather in June and September with temperatures ranging between 20 to 25 degrees Celsius. This makes it the best time for a visit.

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The fairy-tale city of Kamianets Podilskyi nestles in the western Ukrainian countryside and has gained its fame with tourists owing to the Kamianets-Podilskyi Fortress. 

The beauty of this place lies in its cobbled streets lined with beautiful pastel-colored houses and street murals depicting the history of the city. 

The picturesque Kamianets-Podilskyi Fortress, towering over river Smotrycz, is the main reason for you to include this city in the list of Ukraine places to visit. You will also love exploring this idyllic town on foot - taking a walk through the cobbled streets of this medieval old town. 

You will feel thrilled going for a hot air balloon ride to watch the Smotrichsky Canyon. You may also feel excited to take up archery on the Castle Bridge. Tourists visiting during spring enjoy the amazing festival of hot air balloons. 

The weather in Kamianets-Podolski is best in the summer months. During this time, the weather is warm and the city becomes beautiful with blooming flowers. Most tourists prefer visiting in July and August.

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The city of Uman is centrally located in Ukraine on the banks of the Umanka River. You must  include this city in their list of tourist places in Ukraine due to the beautiful Sofiyivka Park. You will also feel interested to know more about the history of the city,  built-in 1616, as a fortification against Tatar raids.  

Uman is one of the beautiful places in Ukraine with its lush landscape. The place becomes breathtakingly beautiful in autumn when the leaves change color and the warm fall hues approach the landscapes. The presence of the calm and soothing Umanka river adds a fairy tale effect to the place.

The star attraction of the city is Sofiyivka Park, a botanical garden and a scientific research center. The tomb of Rabbi Nachman in the park is also visited by most tourists. Some of the other places you will feel delighted in visiting include the Basilian Monastery, the oldest building in the city, various museums, WWII monuments, and a marvelous pastel-colored church.

While visiting Uman, you will love to watch the Pearl of Love fountain show. You may  also sign up for a tree tour at the Dendrological Research Center. A popular activity all tourists indulge in is a stroll in the fairy tale Sofiyivka Park. 

Uman has a warm and partly cloudy summer making it the best time of the year to visit the city. Winters in this city are snowy, windy, and freezing making it unsuitable for a pleasant vacation.

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Chernivtsi is located at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains in western Ukraine. The city is known for its striking architecture which resembles Australian cities for which it has been named "Little Vienna". The city also attracts tourists with its multicultural history and central European vibes. 

The city has a medieval look with ruins of the Black city fort, cobbled streets, and Baroque buildings. The natural beauty of the lush greenery around adds to its beauty.  

Chernivtsi National University, which has found a place in UNESCO World Heritage Site for its beautiful buildings, is the star attraction of this city. The impressive palace-like structure is also one of the largest universities in Ukraine. Other places you will find interesting and worth a visit are the Cathedral of Holy Spirit, Armenian Church, Chernivtsi Town Hall, etc. 

Enjoy a walk along Kobylyanskoi Street and indulge in tasting local cuisines in restaurants and shopping from local shops. The evening is best for spending some relaxing time at Teatralna Square.  
Chernivtsi has enjoyable summer months between May to September, making it ideal for tourists to visit.

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The city of Mukachevo is located in the western Ukrainian province of Zakarpattia. The city is known for the Palanok Castle, which is one of the must-visit tourist places in Ukraine. 
The city has a photogenic beauty with lush green slopes of mountains and ancient monuments.  

The highlight of this town is the 10th-century Palanok Castle with its historical museum and art gallery. The castle is located on a hilltop allowing the tourists to get a panoramic view of Mukachevo city. Other places of attraction include the chimney Sweeper statue, St. Martin of Tours Cathedral, Orthodox church, Ratusha Mista Mukacheve, and so on.

Travelers in Mukachevo mostly indulge in sightseeing and love roaming around Rakoczi Schonborn Palace. You will love mingling with locals at the Chimney Sweep Monument and spend some good time appreciating mother nature at Komsomol’skyi Park. 

The summer months of Mukachevo between May to August are warm and pleasant, making it an ideal time for visiting this place. During this time, there is limited rainfall. Winter months are cold with snowfalls. This makes it ideal for tourists who prefer to indulge in winter activities.

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Bukovel is an ultramodern ski resort located at an altitude of 920 meters in the Ukrainian Carpathians mountains. The resort is one of the biggest ski resorts in the eastern part of Europe.

The recreational Haven is also known for its breath-taking beauty. Surrounded by three mountains, the idyllic destination has lush greenery in summer and turns into a winter wonderland in the winters with snow covering the mountains. 

The main attraction of this place is winter activities. Feel excited skiing or snowboarding down the slopes ranging from 650 meters to 2000 meters. Also enjoy hanging out in the snow park or the bicycle park. Visit this place to improve your health by taking a bath in the mineral springs. There are also several spas and sanatoriums present in Bukovel. 

While winter tourists feel thrilled in the skiing and snowboarding activities, those visiting in summer or spring are also not disappointed. The resort has several options of mountain climbing, river exploring, and mountain biking for summer tourists.

If you are interested in skiing, you would love to visit Bukovel in the winter months between December to April when the mountains are covered by snow. You may also prefer the summer months of June, July, and August to indulge in the summer activities or to enjoy a rejuvenation of heath.

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The ancient city of Poltava is located on the banks of the Vorskla river. Visit Poltava to explore the city’s well-known field of the Great Poltava Battle.

The main beauty of the city lies in its main city square, Kruhla Square. The city square is actually a ring-shaped park that looks breathtakingly beautiful when viewed from the top. 

Although the main attraction of this city is the battlefield of the Great Poltava Battle, the city also has other attractions. Some of these places are  Saint Sampon’s Church with its minty green towers, the National Museum of Pottery with its more than 40,000 exhibits, etc.

You will love to climb up to reach Ivanova Gora, a historical landmark and viewpoint. Reaching the top, feel mesmerized looking at the panoramic view of the city. A must thing to do while visiting this city is to taste its delicious traditional Ukrainian halushky (dumplings). 

Poltava can be best enjoyed during hot weather seasons from the middle of July to the middle of August or early September. During this time, the weather is warm and partly cloudy. The winter days are freezing, dry, cloudy, and windy making it unsuitable for sightseeing.

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Chernihiv, one of the oldest cities of Ukraine, is located in the north-central part of the country on the banks of the Desna River. The city is known for its beautiful churches and cathedrals, especially Catherine’s Church with its golden cupolas and the five-domed Transfiguration Cathedral. 

The beauty of the city lies in its medieval architecture that can be witnessed in all its churches, cathedrals, and monasteries. 

The ancient city has several places of attractions which tourists include in their sightseeing. On the top of the list is Dytynets(Citadel in old Russia) with its historical churches and cathedrals. The Antoniy caves and Illinska monastery, one of the largest cave monasteries in Ukraine, are another tourist hotspot. Other places worth a visit include Trinity Monastery, Tarnovsky History Museum, Kachanivka Palace, etc.   

Sightseeing is the top activity for tourists visiting Chernihiv. The evening sees many visitors taking a stroll in the pedestrian walkway on Myru Avenue. You will also love taking a stroll in the gardens of the Kachanivka Palace. Those with a love for beer would not want to miss out on tasting the famous tipple known as ‘Cherninihivske.’

Chernihiv enjoys warm but pleasant weather in the summer months of the middle of June to the end of August. The long winter season in this city is freezing, dry, and windy making it uncomfortable for sightseeing activities.

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The lovely city Lutsk is located in western Ukraine. The city is known for its historical and spiritual monuments. The city has been nicknamed Little Rome, owing to its large number of cathedrals, churches, and monasteries. 

The charming city has lush greenery all over enhancing the beauty of the place. Visit Lutsk to explore its star attraction, the Lubart’s Castle, which is one of the greatest castles in the country. Feel delighted visiting the numerous museums on Art, Bells, Books, and Weapons housed in the Castle complex. Other places you may feel delighted in visiting include Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral, the house with Chimeras, Lutheran Church, etc.

An interesting activity that might thrill you is a descent into the Lutsk Dungeon with a tour guide. The dungeons are full of mystery and legends loved by visitors of all ages. Children feel excited visiting the Lutsk Zoo and spotting rare species of Ukrainian animals. They love to touch and feed the animals at the small contact zoo. 

Lutsk enjoys a warm summer from June to September. The city gets very cold in the winter months from October to March.

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Lviv, the largest city in western Ukraine, is mostly visited by tourists with an interest in the history and culture of a place. Feel yourself to be taken back in the bygone era while listening to the history of the city established in 1240. The city was named after Leo, the oldest son of the King of Ruthenia. 

The beauty of the city lies in its medieval Renaissance-era buildings with western-influenced architectures giving it an old charm. 
Gravitate to this city to visit the UNESCO protected old town with several museums and monuments. Delight in watching the tall mellow-hued buildings in the area of Rynok Square. A must-visit place in Lviv is the National Art Gallery, which is the home to over 50,000 works of art. 

While visiting Ukraine, spend an enjoyable time visiting cultural hubs with art galleries, watching opera and ballet performances, and spending some time in the cafe culture. For nighttime, there are local pubs and quirky bars. 

In Lviv the winter months are very cold and harsh, making it difficult to enjoy sightseeing. The autumn and spring months are very pleasant making it the best time for a visit to this city.

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One of the places to visit in Ukraine is Rakhiv, the highest city in the country, located at Zakarpattia Oblast in western Ukraine. This mountain town is preferred by hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers for being the starting point for hiking expeditions.

Being located amidst the lush greenery of Carpathian forests, the town has a picture-perfect view of green slopes, dense forests, the gushing river Tysa, and swinging footbridges leading across it. 

While visiting Rakhiv, you will love spending a few days in the peaceful Dilove village. Enjoy the serene beauty and the welcoming silence of the surrounding mountains. If you want a taste of local culture, you can visit in September to attend the Hutsul Brynza festival. 

Hiking is the popular activity of this town. Hikers love going on a hike on mountains such as Hoverla, Brebeneskul, or Pip Ivan. 

The weather of Rakhiv is most pleasant in the summer months of June to September with the highest average temperature of 25°C in august. The winter months are chilly with snowfall making it ideal for winter sports.

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The city of Ivano-Frankivsk, located in western Ukraine, had several names. It was known as Frankivsk, Stanislav or Franek. The uniqueness of the city is that it can be explored on foot without the use of any public transports.

The city has a mesmerizing view of the Carpathian peaks rising in a distance. The view is even more mesmerizing on sunny days. 

The city has several major attractions. While the massive City Hall, standing proudly in the heart of the city is the star attraction, the Potocki Castle, The Armenian Church, The Greek Catholic Cathedral of God’s Ascension, all are worth visiting. 

You will love to take a stroll across Shevchenko City Park while admiring its beautiful surroundings. You may also like to take a stroll around the Town Lake. Adventurous tourists may prefer to go rafting on a catamaran along the Dniester Canyon. Children would love to spend some time in the Tsunami Aquapark. 

The city enjoys good weather in the months between May to September. During this time, the temperature falls between 20 degrees Celsius and 25 degrees Celsius. Winter months are freezing with January being the coldest month with 0°C temperature.

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Uzhhorod is located in the south-west corner of Ukraine. The city has the prominence of sharing a common border with Slovakia, with the border crossing points of Romania, Poland, and Hungary nearby. 

The city is surrounded by lush green mountains giving it a beautiful scenic view. The city has several interesting buildings with magnificent 20th-century architecture adding to its glory.

Include this city in their list of places to visit in Ukraine to explore its star attraction, the Uzhgorod Castle where the Transcarpathian Regional History Museum is housed now. Feel mesmerized watching the beautiful interior of the castle with a lovely view of the surrounding places. Other places of interest which you will love to explore are the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, Philharmonic Orchestra Hall, Holy Cross Cathedral, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, etc. 

While sightseeing is the main activity tourists indulge in this city, some love to take a stroll around the longest linden-tree alley of Europe on the embankment. Others want to partake in the cafe culture, well known in Ukraine by visiting numerous traditional and modern cafes.

Uzhhorod enjoys a warm and cloudy summer during the months of early July to late August. The Winter months are freezing and windy. The city gains additional beauty in late April when the streets get covered with cherry blossoms.

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Also known as Kharkov in Russian, Kharkiv is the second-largest city in Ukraine. The city attracts tourists with a craving for off the beat locations in Ukraine. The city is known for stunning churches, delightful parks, and many more attractions. 

The city’s beauty lies in the architectural glory of its churches and other monuments. The presence of the parks added to the beauty of the place.

While on a visit to the city you will delight in  visiting the beautiful churches such as Holy Virgin Church, Annunciation Cathedral. Feel excited exploring the massive Derzhprom Complex with Soviet-era architecture. 

A ride on an underground metro rail is a must. Feel excited during the ride delighting in the beauty of all the eight metro stations the metro passes through. Follow up the ride with a leisure stroll across Gorky Park. 

Kharkiv enjoys a warm and pleasant summer from June to September. The city gets very cold in the winter months from October to March. 

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Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine, is located in the north-central part of the country on the Dnieper River. It is also the largest city in the country and is one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe. Kiev is the most popular tourist destination in the country. 

The city will attract you with its magnificent Soviet architecture buildings, ancient monasteries, golden-domed churches, and excellent streets. 

Two of the best places to visit in Ukraine, the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery, and St. Sophia's Cathedral, are located in Kiev. Both of these places have been listed under UNESCO World Heritage sites and are flocked by tourists. Other places you may opt to visit include the Museum of Folk Architecture and Ethnography.

While visiting this beautiful medieval city, you will love taking a walk down Andriyivskyy Descent, a steep cobbled street lined on both sides with Art Nouveau-style houses with gargoyles. You will  also enjoy the cultural life of the city which can be glimpsed through various opera, musical performances, and theaters that are held in Kiev.

Kiev enjoys summer in the months between May to August, with July as the hottest month. The winter months in the city start in October and continue till March. The coldest month in Winter is in January.

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Other Attractions

The Carpathian Mountains span Central Europe, and Ukraine has a small portion of this magnificent mountain. Feel delighted visiting the lush woodland and unspoiled scenery of this place. The presence of pine forests adds to the beauty of the place.

While visiting during winters, you will feel mesmerized watching the famous blue ice in the frozen lakes of this magical place. Visit the large ski resort at Bukovel to indulge in winter activities such as skiing and snowboarding.

Location: Southern western corner of Western Ukraine

Best Time: Summer to enjoy sightseeing and Winter for magnificent views of ice-covered mountains with frozen blue ice lakes.
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Chernobyl is the site of the infamous nuclear disaster which had caused the deaths of thousands of people in 1986. It is a must inclusion in the list of places to visit in Ukraine. Visit this ghost town in the northern town, with an eerie feeling.

Feel devastated while witnessing the demolished buildings and abandoned possessions of the residents who managed to escape with their lives. The accompanying guide makes the place come alive with detailed narrations of the incident.

Location: Ivankiv Raion, Northern Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine

Best Time: The place looks best during the Spring or Autumn when the weather is not too hot or cold. For those who love the eerie feeling and want to experience more, a visit in the winter months with everything covered with snow might be the best option.
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The name “Tunnel of Love” has been given to an overgrown section of a disused train line. While less-romantically inclined people may only admire the beautiful view of the tunnel, if you love photography or have a love for romanticism, you will appreciate the breathtaking view of the railway track canopied by an arch of lush green foliage forming a tunnel.

Many visitors would love to take a walk in what seems to be like an endless view.

Location: Klevan, Oblast, Ukraine, 35311

Best Time: Spring (around middle/end of May) or early part of summer to view the greenery
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The city of Myrhorod with the Dnieper river flowing through it has a lot to offer to its guests. The city has water bodies, parks, playgrounds making it an ideal location for activities such as paddling, hiking on off-road trails, canoeing, etc.

If you are looking forward to rejuvenating yourself, you may like visiting this city for its spas, wellness centers, and dip in Turkish baths.

Location: Poltavs’ka Oblast’, Ukraine

Best Time: Between May to September
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Bakota is a submerged village in Podilla, a place near Kamyanets-Podilsky. You will love visiting this place with a silent atmosphere and an amazing landscape surrounding a magnificent lake. You will also be drawn to this amazing place for the presence of the St. Michael’s Monastery, the oldest male monasteries located inside the White Mountains near the lake.

Feel mesmerized looking at the white mountain made of limestone and the monastery built within. Bakota has several adventurous sports on offer for its visitors like a wakeboard, parachute, water sports like rafting, etc.

Location: Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Western Ukraine

Best time: Summer is the best time to go to Bakota
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Feel attracted to visit Yalta owing to its scenic beauty of architectural monuments surrounded by magnificent mountains. Go for sightseeing to visit places such as Massandra Park, Yalta embankment, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, “Skazka'' Zoo, Emir Bukharsky palace, etc.

The city also has several museums for those travelers, with a love for knowing the history of the place. If you prefer some activity, take a trip on the Yalta ropeway to reach the top of the dome-shaped hill Darsan to enjoy a panoramic view of the city.

Location: Yalta City, Crimea, Southern Ukraine.

Best Time: From May to August
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One of the places to visit in Ukraine is Slavske, an urban village and popular ski resort located in the Skole Beskids range of the Carpathian mountains. It is one of the most popular destinations which tourists visit for indulging in winter sports.

The resort has 9 trails on slopes of the beautiful Mt Trostian, Mt Pohar, and Politekh mountain, which tourists prefer for skiing. The slopes of  Slavske are suitable only for tourists of intermediate and advanced levels.

Location: Skole, Western Ukraine

Best Time: 3rd week of March for winter sports.
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One of the places to visit in Ukraine is Zaporizhia, a city where there are memorable architectural buildings and historically important sights in every street. Feel delighted visiting the various places of attraction in and around this place.

The most popular attraction is Khortytsia Island, located in the middle of Zaporizhia, where you can explore Zaporizhian Sich and Zaporozhian Cossacks History Museum. Those who are interested in retro cars will love a visit to the Phaeton Museum. Other places worth visiting include Zaporozhye Oak, a 700-year-old monument, Pokrovskaya Church, Dnieper Hydroelectric Station, Children’s railway, Voznesensky Park, etc.

Location: South-Eastern Ukraine

Best Time: Late May to mid-September
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The beautiful island of Dzharylhach is known as the Ukrainian Maldives due to its white sand beach, crystal clear water, and amazing sea life and wildlife like deers, boars, etc. You would love to visit this amazing place with dolphins swimming along the shore and beautiful seashells lying around.

The location is ideal for a campfire with a dinner of delicacies such as sea fish, mussels, crab, shrimps, and sea snails. You will also love to explore the island and visit places such as the residence of Mark Monakh (monk), the two Dzharylhach lighthouses, Salt lakes, and monuments.

Location: Skadovsk Raion, Kherson Oblast near Crimea in Ukraine.

Best Time: Mid-May to September
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One of the Ukraine places to visit is Vorokhta, a mountain resort in the Ukrainian Carpathians at the height of 800-850 meters above sea level. The place has an air infused with spruce which helps those tourists with respiratory illnesses.

The resort also attracts tourists who are interested in skiing. The resort has a range of four slopes which tourists enjoy skiing. The picturesque town also has one of the smallest churches in Hutsulshchyna, with the best examples of Hutsul wooden folk architecture of the XVII century, the Virgin Mary Nativity Church, which tourists feel delighted watching.

Location: Yaremche Municipality, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

Best Time: May to September
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Zhovkva, a city in the Ukrainian part of East Galicia, is known for its Renaissance buildings. If you want to know more about the history and culture of Ukraine, you will surely include a visit to this place in your travel itinerary. Visiting this place will make you feel like entering the medieval period of Ukraine.

Get a glimpse of bygone eras while visiting various ancient places such as the Zhovkva Castle, Baroque Synagogue, Renaissance Market Square, Basilian Monastery, Dominican Cathedral, St. Lawrence Cathedral, and Wooden Nativity of the Holy Virgin Church.

Location: Lviv Oblast, Western Ukraine

Best Time: May to June, September
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One of the Ukraine places to visit is the beautiful Pink Lake that is located in various parts of the country. These lakes are known for their healing properties. Visit one of these lakes, also known as the Ukrainian Dead Sea, to lie in its water to feel rejuvenated by its therapeutic value.

Also visit this place to admire the rare beauty of the pink water of the lake owing to the presence of unicellular algae Dunaliella salina, which produces beta carotene under the action of the sun, giving the pink color.

Location: Lemurian Lake; Solonets’-Tuzly Lake; Henichesk Lake; Lakes on the Kinburn Spit; Zyablitskaya Lake.

Best Time: In the morning between 9 to 10 am in the summer seasons
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Mount Hoverla, the highest peak of Ukraine, is the most popular mountain route for tourists planning to go on an enjoyable hike. The hiking trail is very easy, making it possible, even for beginners to climb the mountain and reach its peak.

Rejoice in hiking through the beautiful landscape of the Ukrainian Carpathians and admiring the unspoiled nature surrounding the trails.

Location: West Ukraine, Ukraine

Best Time: May to September
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The magnificent Kherson Cliffs are a beautiful location that is unique for Ukraine. Also known as the grand canyon of Ukraine, the place is now a  viewpoint, visited by tourists to watch the mesmerizing view of the sun setting in the water.

If you love adventures, embark on an excursion trip to this place. During the excursion, learn about the history and traditions of this place. One of the popular traditions which you may indulge in is to write a wish on a piece of paper, putting it in a sea snail conch and throwing it in the water as far as possible.

Location: Stanislav, Southern Ukraine

Best Time: April 23rd to July 1st or August 13th to October 7th
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People Also Ask About Ukraine

  1. Which are the famous beaches to visit in Ukraine?

    1. Dzharylhach Beach: Famed for its sparkling white sand and crystal clear waters, this beach is a one stop destination for your postcard perfect pictures. The shores here are known for being the perfect site for dolphin spotting, hence making it one of the top places in Ukraine for nature lovers and marine life enthusiasts. 

    2. Lanzheron Beach:
    One of the best Ukraine tourist places, the Lanzheron Beach is known for offering a luxurious beach vacay to the ones looking for some fun, sun and sea. From chic cafes to beachside adventures, this beach is loaded with numerous facilities and activities to make your vacation even more delightful and memorable. 

    3. Arcadia Beach:
    If you are a lover of sunbathing with scenic views then Arcadia Beach is the best place for you to plan a visit. A day spent here will add a lot of memories to your trip in the form of food tours, family fun and a plethora of adventurous activities. Being one of the top Ukraine tourist places, the Arcadia Beach remains crowder at all times. 

    4. Otrada Beach:
    Only accessible by foot or via a cable car, the Otrada Beach is more of a hidden gem located far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The beach remains deserted most of the time, hence can make a great place to visit when looking for some solace.

  2. Which are the best places to visit in Ukraine with your family?

    1. Rakhiv: Known to be the highest city of the country, Rakhiv is truly one of the best Ukraine places to visit. If you are looking for some family adventure then this place will offer you numerous hiking trails which will take you to some pretty picnic spots. The nature and greenery here will further make your trip even more scenic. 

    2. The Pink Lake: Staying true to its name, the Pink Lake is actually pink in colour and has been fascinating people with its totally random colour. You will find several pink lakes at different parts of the country and all of these are known for their healing properties.

    3. Slavske: Located in the Skole Beskids range of the Carpathian mountains, Slavske is a Ski Resort and will surely add the much required fun to your vacation. Being one of the most famous places to visit in Ukraine, this ski destination is flocked by locals as well as foreigners equally.

  3. Which are the famous historical places to visit in Ukraine?

    1. Chernobyl: Falling in the list of top 10 places to visit in Ukraine, Chernobyl is the infamous destination known for its nuclear blast. The effects of the blast were so bad that they made this place inhabitable for the coming 100 to 300 years. As for now, the city is open for people to explore and once you reach here, you can see the deserted schools, houses, cars and buildings the way they were at the time of explosion.

    2. Lviv’s Historic Centre: If you are a history buff and want to gather more info about the history of Ukraine then make sure to visit this one of the oldest places to visit in Ukraine. Being an UNESCO World Heritage Site, this historic centre will let you get an insight into the local culture through various relics and artefacts. 

    3. St. Sophia’s Cathedral:
    The richly decorated interior of the St. Sophia’s Cathedral has been attracting flocks of tourists towards its architecture and the nature around it. Being the oldest church of Kiev, this cathedral is believed to be built back in 1037 and is truly one of the best places to visit in Ukraine.

  4. What are the best areas to stay in Ukraine?

    1. Odessa: Odessa is one of the most popular areas in Ukraine. Tourists love to stay in this area with popular landmarks such as Potemkin Stairs, Odessa Catacombs, etc. The place has hotels such as Villa Casablanca, Hotel Mirniy Resort, etc.

    2. Lviv: The UNESCO protected old town with several museums and monuments is a popular area for a stay. Some of the hotels in this area are Ferenc Hotel and Restaurant, Antares Apart Hotel, Bankhotel, etc.

    3. Ivano-Frankivsk: The city of Ivano-Frankivsk with its Potocki Castle, Majestic City Hall is another popular area tourists prefer to stay. Some of the hotels in this area are Nadiya Hotel, Villa Livorno, Residence Nesh, etc.

    4. Bukovel: The famous ski location Bukovel is a popular area tourists stay. Some of the Bukovel hotels are Gold Palace, Villa For Apartments, Blue mountain, Ganz & Spa, etc.
  5. What is the best time to visit Ukraine?

    The best time to visit Ukraine is either in May-June, at the beginning of Summer, or in September towards the end of summer. Temperatures during this time range between 20-21 degrees centigrade during these months, making it very comfortable and suitable for sightseeing to the  places to visit in Ukraine.
  6. How to reach Ukraine?

    - By Air: Ukraine has several international airports in the cities of Kiev, Odessa, Lviv, etc., which are well connected to cities all over the world.

    - By Rail: Kiev and Lviv are connected by rail routes with European countries like Berlin, Moscow, Budapest, etc.

    - By Road: It is possible to drive to Ukraine by car or bus from border countries such as Poland, Russia, Hungary, and Belarus.

    - By Sea: Ukraine is connected through the Black Sea with Turkey, Russia, and Georgia
  7. What is Ukraine Known for?

    Ukraine is known as one of the youngest countries in the world. It is known to be home to seven UNESCO World Heritage sites. It is also known for its incredible and complex historical background. During their visit to this country, tourists also include a visit to Chernobyl, known for the biggest nuclear disaster, in their list of places to visit in Ukraine.
  8. What is Ukraine famous food?

    Some of the must-try dishes of Ukraine include Borscht with garlic fritters, potato pancakes, stuffed cabbage rolls, Chicken Kiev, Salo (made of Pork), Vareniki (a kind of dumpling), Okroshka( a soup), Banush ( made of fried pork, cheese, corn grits), Holodets(made of meat broth), homemade sausages, Nalisniki (a sweet dish similar to a pancake), and Syrniki ( another sweet dish).
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