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Ukraine as a new tourist destination in Europe

Ukraine as a new tourist destination in Europe
03.04.2013

Ukraine as a new tourist destination in Europe is positioned in six unique ways.

1. Historical Ukraine. Ukraine opens the magic of the European Middle Ages: cities, castles, fortresses, including objects listed to the world heritage of UNESCO: the center of Lviv, the residence of the Metropolitan of Bukovina in Chernivtsi, the medieval beauty of Kamianets-Podilsky, Khotyn fortress, Transcarpathia with its castles and winemaking traditions, charm  of Uzhgorod.

2. Inspirational Ukraine. Ukraine is being opened as the cradle of Christianity and Slavic culture: four among ten the world lavras are in Ukraine: Kyiv-Pecherska Lavra (included in UNESCO) Pochayiv Lavra, Dormition Svyatogorsk Lavra, Unevskaya Lavra, golden-domed cathedrals and unique wooden churches.

3. Natural Ukraine. Ukraine owns a virginal nature: the only living delta in Europe - the Danube Delta, Ukrainian taiga - Polisky Reserve, Ukrainian Amazonia - Nizhnevorsklyanskiy natural park, the only untouched step in Europe - Askania Nova.

4. Adventure Ukraine. Ukraine offers unusual opportunities for active recreation and eco-tourism: 10 caves, including the Optimistic one - the longest in the world karst cave, rafting on 10 rivers, climbing to the Carpathian Mountains, bike trails and ballooning.

5. Industrial Ukraine. Ukraine reveals a secret history of the past: the danger of nuclear power in Chornobyl, the only in the world Museum of Strategic Rocket Forces, t the former top-secret underground plant engaged in repair and maintenance of Soviet Black Sea Fleet’s submarines in Balaklava, Soledar salt-mine; Artemivsk Winery of sparkling wines

6. Relaxing Ukraine. Ukraine gives possibilities for an unforgettable leisure and recreation: beach vacation in the Crimea and Odesa, recreation in Carpathians, SPA possibilities of Truskavets; ski resort of Bukovel.