The largest country in Europe, Ukraine, is, however, the most underrated tourist spot due to the growing tension in its east since the beginning. Therefore, the cities (which are hard to even spell) don’t attract many visitors. But there are many tourist attractions in Ukraine where you can unleash fun and adventure without spending much.
Explore these top sightseeing destinations in Ukraine- The Borderland of Europe.
7 Best Tourist Attractions In Ukraine
1. Kyiv: The City Of Golden Domes
The city has a world-famous spot where you can enjoy everything from the cuisine, culture, monasteries, to great churches. Come to Kyiv Pechersk Lavra that is famous among visitors for its famous golden dome church.
The massive church is in pain in one single color with green borders and golden domes at the top. The surroundings are full of tall trees in a well-defined shape. Take a walk here and discover the underground caves at Keiv.
But, remember to dress accordingly as women cannot visit the caves in short dresses. Find a long dress and scarf to cover your head. Men should avoid shorts and open jackets.
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2. Uzhgorod: The City Of Sakura Blossoms
You’ll fall in love with this city. The beautiful buildings in pink color and the boulevard full of sakura flowers will make you stay here longer. Simply walking down the streets and enjoying Ukrainian cuisine is all that visitors love here.
3. Chernobyl: The Dark City
The city is famous for Dark tourism due to its dark history. This is the place where one of the biggest man-made disasters happened that still haunts many even now. Nobody knows the exact number of deaths as there is no accurate information about the spread of the radiation explosion at Chernobyl in 1986.
If you know nothing about its past, one of the best things to do in Ukraine is to explore this National Museum. It defines the need for reconciliation between technology, science, and man so that such dangerous accidents occur again.
4. L’viv: The Paris Of Ukraine
You’ll find most of the top tourist attractions in Ukraine in the largest city, L’viv. The old monuments, cultural hubs, cat cafes, art galleries, and national museums will make you forget Paris. One of the best things to do here is to enjoy the coffee with cute companions and Jewish food at the Cat Cafes.
Lviv Croissants, House of legends, and Lviv Cat Café are a few must-try for that magical experience. And if you want to make your coffee, then explore the local coffee mines in the city. Furthermore, you can live your chocolate dream with factory tourists to know the sweet secret behind delicious handmade chocolates.
5. Odessa: The Laughter City Of Ukraine
Besides having an interesting history, this tourist destination will make you laugh out loud with its “festival of laughter.” This unique festival is held on 1 day of April month where people in wacky costumes uplift the city’s atmosphere with their comedy.
So, if you are looking for a fun trip, Odessa is best. Furthermore, you should explore the beaches here that are famous for night theatre shows. This is not it. Take a trip to the large catacombs that spread across the kilometers under the city. It is one of the top sightseeing destinations in Ukraine.
6. The Pink Lake
Lemurian is highly popular as the Dead Sea of Ukraine. The strange color of lakewater will make you wonder –Is it chemical or blood? Well, it’s none of these two. The special plant species underwater gives the pink hue to the lake.
What’s more interesting is that “Lake heals with it powerful healing properties” as per local beliefs. However, the challenge lies in reaching to the location as no buses or taxi goes there.
7. Kolomyya: The City Of Gaint Egg
So far we knew that the ostrich egg is the biggest in the world, Kolomyya has the gaint of all. Not the real but the artificial one. The Pysanka Museum in the city is famous for the Easter eggs collection from all over Ukraine.
The list of our top tourist attractions in Ukraine doesn’t end here. Here are many more sightseeing destinations in Ukraine. So, when are you flying to Ukraine?