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

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