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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.
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.
Ukraine – is a country of long and fascinating history, which has left its traces widely. There is a ruin of the castle almost in every village of the Western Ukraine. Ancient churches, watchtowers, remnants of wartime, the pagan temples and magnificent palaces – every town and every trail is waiting to show its lure.
Ternopilschyna is a land where in old times was situated the border and now Volhynia and Galicia come together. Therefore, it has both Orthodox and Catholic churches built in styles specific for some particular historical territories. Here you can find one of the most famous Orthodox centers, i.e. Holy Dormition Pochayiv Lavra, where every day arrive hundreds of orthodox pilgrims with a hope to get admission and moral support. Kremenets region will charm you with blue pointed domes of Volyn churches, while Pidkamin – with severe Gothic monastery and cathedrals.