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Kharkov and its best places to visit

October 2022

The former capital of Ukraine - Kharkov, keeps a lot of interesting places and historical monuments that will interest you. Naturally, in one day you will not get around this all, so we publish only the most interesting sights of Kharkov:

1. Freedom Square

It is about five times larger than the Red Square in Moscow. Today it is the sixth largest in all of Europe and 12th in the whole world. This is the main attraction and business card of the city, which you should not miss.

Freedom Square - photo

2. Zoo

The zoo was founded in 1895 and has worked since then until today, with the exception of the Great Patriotic War. Located in the garden of Shevchenko in the upland region of the city. It contains many types of animals that will interest you, no matter what your purpose of the trip was.

Zoo - photo

3. Water Museum

It would seem, what might be interested in ordinary water? However, specialists in the Kharkov Museum have something to share with visitors. The museum has been operating for more than 30 years and was built on the basis of a water company in the village of Kachetok near Kharkov. Exposure will tell you about the history of the Seversky Donets River, the construction of a waterworks and the role of water in human life as such.

Water Museum - photo

4. Gorky Park

It consists not only of beautiful alleys and paths for romantic walks. In the park there are many extreme rides, for those who lack adrenaline. For convenience, the territory of the park is divided into thematic areas: a family entertainment zone (with attractions) and the territory of the Medieval Square and the French Park.

Gorky Park - photo

5. Holocaust Museum

It was created in 1996. The only museum in Ukraine dedicated to the horrors of persecution of Jews during the Second World War. The museum has documents and materials about the lives of those who were in Auschwitz: torture of Jews, mass executions and trials of those who worked there.

Holocaust Museum - photo

6. Dolphinarium

Dolphinarium "Nemo" will delight you with colorful performances with the participation of dolphins. Such a view will not leave anyone indifferent. For those who wish, you can order individual swimming with dolphins. Photographs and shooting on the territory of the dolphinarium are allowed.

Dolphinarium - photo

7. Planetarium

It is considered the best in terms of equipment and diversity of educational programs, despite the fact that it ranks second in size among the Ukrainian planetariums. On the dome of the starry sky, you can see both the southern and northern hemisphere of the Earth. The planetarium also has a telescope, with which everyone can observe celestial bodies — stars, planets, comets — in clear weather.

Planetarium - photo
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