Located in the north-east of Ukraine, Kharkiv is the second most populous city of the country with nearly 1.5 million inhabitants. It is built on Kharkiv River connected by bridges. This great city is the greenest city in the country with its natural beauty. For this reason, it is known as the City of Beauty in public. The city is one of the largest industrial centres of Ukraine with many major companies. It is also one of the main educational and cultural centres of the country.
Kharkiv is a Ukrainian city that has witnessed many historical events. The city is one of the rare cities that have managed to preserve their historical structure for centuries. That’s why the city of Kharkiv has a well preserved cultural heritage. It is divided into two parts; the Old City and the Modern City. This city’s old town hosts many must-see places, including History Museum, Taras Shevhenko Monument, Dershprom, Holy Mykola Temple, Mirror Stream Fountain, and Great War Memorial. Kharkiv is also draws attention with its interesting museums and art galleries. The most famous of these are Software and Computer Museum, Museum of Puppet Theatre, Museum of Nature, Yermilov Centre of Modern Art, Buzok Gallery, and Fine Art Gallery. In addition to these great places, the city of Kharkiv is rich in cathedrals. There are more than 100 cathedrals and churches in the city centre. The most notable of these are Church of the Peter and Paul, Annunciation Cathedral, Dormition Cathedral, Cathedral of the Most Holy Mother of God, Church of Saint John the Baptist, Cathedral of Uspeniya Virgin Mary, and Trinity Church, among many others. Each of these places will give you a great chance to explore Kharkiv’s history and culture.
Kharkiv is a sheer heaven with its unique nature. Because it is the greenest city in the country, Kharkiv offers a great number of attractions to nature lovers. If you are a nature lover, you should not miss Shevchenko City Garden, Sobornyi Public Garden, Water Park Jungle, Kharkiv Arboretum, and Mirror Stream. The city’s nature is not limited to green. Besides these lovely parks and gardens, there are some amusement parks in the city centre. The most popular of these amusement parks is Maxim Gorky Central Park. This park is the main centre of recreation and entertainment.
Kharkiv is also a fascinating city with its bright streets, each of which has a unique concept. Whereas some of the streets are reminiscent of a historical period, others reflect modernism. The most famous square in the city centre is Freedom Square, which is the central square of the city. It is also known as Svobody Square in Ukraine. It is one of the largest squares in the world. Some festivals, fairs, and concerts are held here. In addition, Strilka Square, Constitution Square, and Architects Square are among the busiest streets in the city.
It is also home to many different kinds of festivals and celebrations. The most notable of these are Kharkiv Za Jazz Festival and Kharkiv Mayor’s Cup. These festivals attract many people from all around the world with the interesting activities held there.
While walking along the streets of Kharkiv, you will be deeply influenced by the picturesque landscapes you see. The city has a lot to offer. What are you waiting for? This perfect city invites you on a memorable trip.