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    22 Photos That Show The Incredible Beauty Of Ukraine

    It's truly a sight to be seen.

    1. The sky turns colors most people have only seen in their dreams.

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    Carpathian National Park

    2. Its natural landscape looks like the Ukrainian flag brought to life.

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    Kherson Province

    3. And photos of its rolling hills and mountains look so beautiful it's almost unreal.

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    View of Hoverla and Petros

    4. Everything touched by natural skylight looks angelic.

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    Hoverla

    5. Green has never looked more beautiful.

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    Sudak, Crimea

    Note: Russia annexed Crimea, but the move is not internationally recognized.

    6. Mountains in the Ukraine are surreal.

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    Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, Zakarpattia Province

    7. Its churches prove that age equals true and pure beauty.

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    Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church over Ternopil Pond

    8. Nighttime looks like a painting come to life.

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    Berezhnytsya

    9. Its monasteries look like palaces.

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    Saint Nicholas Monastery, Mukachevo, Zakarpattia Province

    10. And its churches even look heavenly.

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    Saint Pantaleon Church, Shevchenkove, Halych Raion

    11. Its castles are intimidatingly charming.

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    Khotyn Fortress, Chernivtsi Province

    12. Some castles are unique and dazzling.

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    Dubno Castle, Rivne Province

    13. Its colors are mesmerizing.

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    Holy Mountains, Donetsk Province

    Note: Travel to the region is discouraged because of the war between Ukraine's government and Russian-backed separatists in the east.

    14. The art Ukraine has to offer exemplifies talent beyond expectations.

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    Three Saints Church, Chernivtsi

    15. Its fortresses look like those out of fairytales.

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    Akkerman Fortress, Odessa

    16. And its opera houses look like they could house princesses.

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    The Taras Shevchenko Ukrainian National Opera House

    17. Kiev's colors are beyond lovely.

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    Kiev

    18. National parks are more breathtaking than anywhere else.

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    Buh Regional Landscape Park, Mykolaiv Province

    19. Everywhere in Ukraine is stunningly picturesque.

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    Holy Mountains, Donetsk Province

    Note: Travel to the region is discouraged because of the war between Ukraine's government and Russian-backed separatists in the east.

    20. Its natural structures are magnificent.

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    Yalta Natural Reserve, Crimea

    21. It's sometimes hard to take in all of the beauty Ukraine has to offer.

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    Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle

    22. And its beautiful structures are made even more beautiful by adding a fascinating landscape.

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    Swallow's Nest