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Ukraineis rich in architectural monuments but among this abundance there are sevenwhich you must see.
Number one is the Fortress of Belgorod - Dniestr in theOdessa Region. This fortress is one of the few monuments built in the 13th -15th century remained. It is located 46 kilometers away from Odessa on theright bank of the Dniestr River. It consists of four parts and a citadel builtby Genoese people in the the 13th century is the oldest.
Number two is the Vorontsov Palace located in the heart ofAlupka. Construction of the palace began in 1830, according to a project byEnglish architect Edward Blore (1789–1879) and the palace was supposed to bePrince Mikhail Vorontsov's summer residence.
Number 3: Lutsk High Castle, also known as Lubart's Castle which isin the Volynsk Region, is the most prominent landmark of the city of Lutsk inUkraine. It began its life in the mid-14th century as the fortified seat ofGediminas' son Liubartas (Lubart), the last ruler of united Galicia-Volhynia.The current castle, towering over the Styr River, was built mostly in the1340s, although some parts of the earlier walls were used.
The Kamenets-Podolsk Castle is number four and it islocated in the Khmelntsky Region. This architectural gem is over a thousandyears old and it can be found in the catalogue of the British National Museum.Its architecture which unites best western and eastern traditions fits into thenature perfectly. The castle consists of minaret buildings, a town hall, anOrthodox church and a Polish Catholic church. Its beauty has been attractingtourists from all over the world for many years.
Number 5: The Khotyn Fortressis a fortification complex built inthe 13th-14th century and is located on the right bank of the Dniester River inKhotyn, Chernivtsi Region.
Number 6: The Metropolitan Palace is the gem of Chernivtsi. Theresidence represents a group of three buildings surrounding a beautiful square.In the center there is a metropolian's residence with a chapel. On its sidesthere are a seminary and a guest house. The architectural ensemble is finishedwith a church, its domes and towers.
The seventh and the last one is the Kachanivka Palace. Itwill take you an hour and a half to two hours to get there from Kiev by car.The complex consists of 18th - 19th century palaces and parks which bring youback into the wonderful world of earldoms.