Culture News Society, 11/05/2017

CNN Advises to Visit Kharkiv

The American online portal CNN, one of the most popular news websites in the world, has published a list of 11 cities that are worth visiting in Ukraine. And Kharkiv is among them.

Pavlo Fedykovych, the author of the publication, notes that Kharkiv is a city of students who drive the thriving restaurant and bar scene. He also mentions that Kharkiv once have been the capital of Ukraine and now it is its second city.

Describing city the journalist have written that there are enough museums and culture to make Kharkiv an interesting eastern Ukrainian destination.

“Freedom Square is one of the largest squares in Europe, while the Derzhprom building is one of the most famous examples of constructivist architecture. Completed in 1928, it was the most spacious single structure in the world at the time,” reports Fedykovych.

Also, the article at the CNN website mentions the Dzerkalnyi Strumin (Mirror Stream) which is a UNESCO-protected site in Kharkiv surrounded by a picturesque park.


Recall that Dzercalnyi Strumin became the first Kharkiv sight provided with a tourist QR code on August 23, 2016.

Besides Kharkiv, to the list of best places to visit in Ukraine Lviv, Chernivtsi, Kyiv, Uman (Sofiyivsky Park), Mukacheve, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi, Chernihiv, Odesa, Uzhgorod, and Kamianets-Podilskyi have been shortlisted.

Text: Anastasia Mitrofanova