An underrated travel destination in Eastern Europe, Ukraine offers many things to do for its visitors. Traveling in Ukraine is super cheap as well. From historic cities to pretty landscapes, a trip to Ukraine doesn’t disappoint.

Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, makes it a great starting point. You can walk around its cobblestone streets and explore the shops, cafes, and museums. Some of the best attractions in Kyiv are St. Sophia’s Cathedral, St. Andrew’s church, National Art Museum, National Opera and Ballet of Ukraine, Khanenko Museum, and Mezhyhirya. Visiting the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, located in Pripyat, is a popular day trip from Kyiv.

A visit to Lviv is a must if you are traveling to Ukraine. This gorgeous city is considered to be the cultural capital of Ukraine and it’s easy to see why. The city is full of historic buildings, beautiful architecture, and charming cafes. Make sure to check out the Old Town and Lviv Historical Museum. Go up to the High Castle to enjoy the view of Lviv.

Explore the pretty city of Odesa in Ukraine. You can visit the Odessa Opera and Ballet, walk the Potemkin Stairs, chill at a park, stroll at Deribasivska Street, admire the historic architecture, and explore the Odessa catacombs. You can even have a summer getaway at the sandy beaches of Odessa. Arcadia Beach is one of the best beaches in Odessa.

Check out the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine to spend some time in nature. You can enjoy hiking, swimming, skiing, climbing, and many other activities in this area. To spot wildlife, head to Askania-Nova Nature Reserve.

If you are interested in Instagram spots in Ukraine, then you should visit the Tunnel of Love, located in Klevan. It is an old railway surrounded by trees. It’s best to visit the Tunnel of Love during summer or spring.

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18 October 2020 6 min.    Elina Dyachkova

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