You are invited by the majestic and ancient Chernihiv Region – with its unique history and architecture memorials from the times of princes and Cossacks, the significant part of them are of the global importance. This land played the most important role in the forming of Kyiv Rus (there are five of the total eighteen architecture monuments from the times of Kyiv Rus).
Old town Chernihiv with its Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral (it’s the oldest church of Kyiv Rus and Europe), Svyato-Uspensky Monastery (a group of cathedrals with the only wooden church from Cossack times) and Svyato-Troyicky Monastery (the unique baroque memorial with the largest underground temple in Ukraine – the Antoniy Caves) is waiting for You.
There is the unique “prince town” Novgorod-Siverskyj, that has no analogues in the sense of city planning, with the only museum in the world of the “Slovo o Polku Ihoreve” (“The Word about Ihor’s Army”) (that is the most famous memorial of the ancient Russian literature). In the town Kozelets You could visit the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin with its famous wooden iconostasis, and also wooden churches, unique museums, the interesting monuments of the town Nizhyn.
You are awaited by the legendary hetman’s capital Baturyn, where You can meet the Historical and Cultural Reserve “The Museum of Hetmancy” and the architectural masterpiece – the Razumovsky’s palace. As a pleasant addition, You will have a chance to enjoy the extraordinary beauty of Desna Obolon (the picturesque calm landscapes of the plain river Desna).
This is a region, where prominent people lived and created: the prince Ihor was going out form here to battle with Polovcians, the fateful congress of Russian princes was held there, that had as a result the idea of the uniting of small principalities into one mighty state. There was the founder of the Russian monasticism St. Antoniy lived in Chernihiv, and the most stressful fate of the Ukrainian Cossacks is also tightly connected with this place.
Visit this historic place, which accumulated deep wisdom from all the endured and seen in its life – and You, coming in touch with it, will be able to come near to the ultimate understanding and absolute knowledge…
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