You want to plan a holiday but are feeling uninspired? Where could you go that will surprise you? Look no further, Ukraine is a highly undiscovered destination with incredible landscapes, activities and history. Besides, visiting the Ukraine has never been easier. Travelers can now obtain the Ukraine Online Visa by completing an online form with their personal details. The electronic visa for Ukraine is sent to the traveler via email and is valid for a 30-day period.
Ukraine is a vast country that has been populated since 32,000 BC. In the Middle Ages, Ukraine was key center of East Slavic Culture which was an important factor in the development of Ukrainian identity. Visitors will be pleasantly surprised with its diversity and Ukrainians kindness and openness
So why visit Ukraine? Ukraine has exceptional cities, from the modernized Kiev to the sunny Odessa, to charming towns and villages. The country is home to the incredible Carpathians and other natural wonders. Read further to find out more about why you should visit Ukraine.
Saint Sophia Kiev – Located in Kiev, the Saint Sophia Cathedral in Ukraine symbolizes the “new Constantinople”. It’s an incredible architectural monument and one of the most important landmarks in Kiev. Recognized by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site along with the Kiev Pechersk Lavra. Though they’re recognized as one complex, in truth, the two were governed by two different entities. Both feature medieval frescos and baroque facades.
Delicious Ukrainian Cuisine – Ukrainian food will make both, your wallet and palate, very happy. Not only is the food delicious but it’s affordable. When visiting Ukraine you must try the traditional Ukrainian varenyky , an eastern Europe filled dumpling. You also cannot leave without tasting the Borshch a red beetroot soup. If you’re looking for a snack that will give you energy to explore the city, give the perepichka a try, it’s a sausage in a fried bun).
Discover the Cossack Settlement – If you visit Ukraine, you should consider going to the historical and cultural complex of Zaporizhia. It features the reconstruction of an old Cossack settlement. You will find farm buildings, churches, and houses that are replicas of what the Cossacks used to build. They were in Ukraine during the 15th century. There’s an equestrian show with battle simulations, riding duels and combats.
Lviv – Lviv exudes charm like no other city in the Ukraine. Featuring cobbled streets and cute coffee houses, Lviv is an enchanting place with plenty of things to do. When visiting Lviv, head to High Castle Hill and Apteka museum. The city also has the best range of hotels, hostels and tour agencies. You will find plenty of information in English.
The Carpathians – The mighty Carpathians are located in the southwest corner of Ukraine. The region is full of forested hills and rivers. This is the territory of the Hutsuls, a relevant and colorful culture. Visitors will discover small villages that extend along the valley. The peaks of the Carpathians are visited by hikers and skiers. In these are you will find the Carpathian National Park.
Kamyanets-Podilsky – A stunning city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine. A variety of cultures and peoples have lived in the town bringing their own architecture and traditions. When visiting this city, you should go to the ancient castle as well as numerous attractions in the city’s center including the Holy Trinity Church and the cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. By the canyon there are ballooning activities and there are annual Cossack games and festivals.
Just So You Know…
- Remember to check Ukraine’s entry requirements as you may be able to obtain an electronic visa for Ukraine by simply completing an online form.
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