Ukraine is located in Eastern Europe. The territory is one of the largest countries on the European continent and one of the greenest. Everyone will find a region that is close to him in spirit.
We present to you four cities of Ukraine that have the proud title of the best:
Kyiv is the capital and largest city of Ukraine. Located on the Dnipro River. According to one legend, the name of the city comes from the name of Kiy – the eldest of the three brothers, who, according to legend, are considered the founders of Kyiv.
One of the most significant places in the capital is “Independence Square”.
Over the past twenty years, the fate of the country has changed on this square, at the hands of citizens, at least twice.
The cuisine of Kyiv: In addition to traditional Ukrainian dishes in Kyiv, you can taste the famous “Chicken Kyiv”. A piece of butter, cheese, greens are put inside the beaten chicken fillet, coated with an egg, breaded and deep-fried – a truly heavenly delight.
Over the rich history of Kyiv, many sights have accumulated that convey the freedom of love and faith in the best of these people. Here are some of them:
Motherland. Height 102 m.
National Opera House of Ukraine is a real architectural diamond of Kyiv
Odessa: The main marine base of the armed forces of Ukraine. Hero City. The city is a legend. The third most populated city in the country. The name is associated with the ancient Greek colony Odessos, at the end of the XVIII century there was a tradition to call cities in the territories conquered by the Turks Greek names.
The cuisine of Odessa: since the city is a port, the kitchen, respectively, consists mainly of seafood and fish. A specialty of Odessa is considered to be “fresh chicken goblets” and “fish fish” – baked fish.
The most interesting places in Odessa are:
The Potemkin Stairs. The design was created in the 19th century. A gift from Prince Vorontsov to his Beloved.
Lviv: Lviv was founded by the Galician prince and King of Russia Daniil Romanovich in the middle of the Xlll century. The historical center of Lviv is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city has the largest number of architectural monuments in Ukraine. In 2009, he was awarded the title of the cultural capital of Ukraine.
Sights of Lviv: a must-see city, different from other cities of Ukraine. Lviv will make you goosebumps, except for jokes – you want to return here again and again. Narrow streets and warm lighting in the evenings give an unforgettable experience. Just imagine how it looks on Christmas nights.
As shown in many photos, in Lviv you can hardly find modern roads, familiar skyscrapers. Lviv is an amazing and unusually warm and delightful city.
Lviv cuisine: “Galician cheesecake” – a symphony of culinary art. Cooking the curd mass, which is laid out on a shortbread dough, is a whole ritual. Then the cheesecake should stand in the refrigerator for a day … So it’s better not to try to cook, but go to one of the cozy cafes in Lviv and savor the cheesecake with a cup of aromatic coffee … Visit the atmospheric cafes and restaurants of Lviv – you will enjoy not only food!
Kharkiv: the second most populated city in Ukraine, an important industrial and scientific center of the country. The modern city was founded by decree of the Russian Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich in 1654 on the site of an ancient settlement.
Sharovsky Castle by the Merchik River
Monument to T. Shevchenko
Kharkiv is striking in its size, it seems that it is unlimited. Nevertheless, this is not the largest city in Ukraine, and only its atmosphere creates an impression.
What to try in Kharkiv: to your surprise, you will find that Kharkiv and its regions do not have kitchen features. Kharkiv is international, in cafes and restaurants of the city they prepare almost all the dishes of world cuisine.