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Top-10 most amazing buildings of Western Ukraine

Even the most demanding traveler will appreciate treasury of interesting places, legendary fortresses and castles focused in Western Ukraine. Wherever you arrive each place possesses its own castle, palace, legend or a breathtaking story.

White Elephant: observatory on the top of the mountain

The largest wonder of the mountain of Pip Ivan is a highland observatory, ruins of which tower on the top. People call the observatory “White Elephant”. They say that in winter covered with snow and ice and blew with strong winds the outlines of observatory reminds figure of an elephant.

Caving equipment list

Conditions in Mlynky Cave:

  • constant air temperature - +110C;
  • relative humidity – 84-100 %;
  • not electrified;
  • from Speleohouse to cave leads a path which can become quite marshy in rainy weather.

What should one dress for a cave tour?

  1. Overall (can be rented) is the most comfortable choice for underground tour. Under the overall one should wear some sport clothes, taking into consideration information about constant temperature in the cave.
  2. Head flashlights (can be rented).
  3. Shoes with non-slip and soft sole.
  4. Bandana or analogue for protecting your head against mud and softening some light blows.
  5. Light gloves.
  6. Optionally, knee pads.

What could be useful in Speleohouse?

  1. Eating set: plate, mug, and spoon.
  2. Sleeping bag (can be rented).
  3. Comfy indoor shoes (for instance, slippers).

The information provided is also relevant for Uhryn cave tours.

Verteba сave doesn’t demand any special arrangements, since it has electricity and mostly looks like a museum exposition.