Travel to Kharkov

Kharkov

Of the many attractions of the Kharkiv city are the: Derzhprom building, Memorial Complex, Freedom Square, Taras Shevchenko Monument, Mirror Stream, Dormition Cathedral, Militia Museum, Annunciation Cathedral, T. Shevchenko Gardens, funicular, Children's narrow-gauge railroad and many more. Founded in 1654, Kharkiv became the first city in Ukraine where the Soviet power was proclaimed and Soviet government was formed. Now it is the administrative center of the Kharkiv Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Kharkivskyi Raion (district) within the Oblast. The city is located in the northeast of the country. As of 2006, its population is 1,461,300. Kharkov has an old soviet style feel to it with plenty to see and do. There is an indoor water park open year around, a zoo and dolphin show. Kharkov will also host the Euro 2012 football tournament.

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church

church

zoo

 

zoo

khakov hippo

zoo bear

bear in the kharkov zoo