40 Sights in Kharkiv, Ukraine (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 40 sights are available in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Sightseeing Tours in Kharkiv

1. Annunciation Cathedral

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Annunciation CathedralSerhii BobokIf you have any questions please contact with me. Other photos see here.Якщо у Вас є якісь запитання будь ласка зв'яжіться зі мною. Інші фотографії Ви можете переглянути тут / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Annunciation Cathedral is the main Orthodox church of Kharkiv, Ukraine. The pentacupolar Neo-Byzantine structure with a distinctive 80-meter-tall bell tower was completed on 2 October 1888, from designs by a local architect, Mikhail Lovtsov. The church was consecrated in 1901, and the earlier Annunciation church was then pulled down.

Wikipedia: Annunciation Cathedral, Kharkiv (EN)

2. Донецьке городище

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The Donetsk settlement is a multi-layered archaeological monument of national importance, located on a high cape on the right bank of the Uda River in the city of Kharkiv. Various archaeological materials have been recorded in the deposits of the cultural layer in a wide chronological range from the Bronze Age to the Old Russian period. The settlement consists of a detinets and a posad. In the VIII-XIII centuries. The monument is associated with the annalistic ancient Russian city of Donets, which is mentioned in the Ipatiev Chronicle under the year 1185 and where, according to the chronicle, the prince of the Novgorod-Siversky principality Igor Svyatoslavich escaped from the Polovtsian captivity in the summer of 1185 or 1186. It is included in the State Register of Immovable Monuments of Ukraine by category - national importance, by type - archaeological, has a protection number - 200001-N.

Wikipedia: Донецьке городище (UK)

3. МіГ-19С

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The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 is a Soviet second generation, single-seat, twinjet fighter aircraft and was the world's first mass-produced supersonic aircraft. It was the first Soviet production aircraft capable of supersonic speeds in level flight. A comparable U.S. "Century Series" fighter was the North American F-100 Super Sabre, although the MiG-19 primarily fought against the more modern McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II and Republic F-105 Thunderchief over North Vietnam. This aircraft was originally used by the Soviet Union but it was later used by the People's Liberation Army Air Force of China.

Wikipedia: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 (EN)

4. М-30

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The 122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30) is a Soviet 121.92 mm (4.8 inch) howitzer. The weapon was developed by the design bureau of Motovilikha Plants, headed by F. F. Petrov, in the late 1930s, and was in production from 1939 to 1955. The M-30 saw action in World War II, mainly as a divisional artillery piece of the Red Army (RKKA). Captured guns were also employed later in the conflict by the German Wehrmacht and the Finnish Army. Post World War II the M-30 saw combat in numerous conflicts of the mid- to late twentieth century in service of other countries' armies, notably in the Middle East.

Wikipedia: 122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30) (EN)

5. Пам'ятник засновникам міста

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The Monument to the Founders of Kharkov is a monumental building to the founders of Kharkov, presented by the Mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov on the occasion of the City Day. It was erected on August 22, 2004 to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the founding of the city. It is located at the beginning of Nauky Avenue at the corner with Independence Avenue. The monument was made by the famous Moscow sculptor Zurab Tsereteli. The opening of the monument was attended by the mayor of Kharkov Vladimir Shumilkin, the head of the Kharkiv regional state administration Yevgeny Kushnarev.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник засновникам Харкова (UK)

6. Су-27

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Су-27 Dmitriy Pichugin / GFDL 1.2

The Sukhoi Su-27 is a Soviet-origin twin-engine supersonic supermaneuverable fighter aircraft designed by Sukhoi. It was intended as a direct competitor for the large US fourth-generation jet fighters such as the Grumman F-14 Tomcat and McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, with 3,530-kilometre (1,910 nmi) range, heavy aircraft ordnance, sophisticated avionics and high maneuverability. The Su-27 was designed for air superiority missions, and subsequent variants are able to perform almost all aerial warfare operations. It was designed with the Mikoyan MiG-29 as its complement.

Wikipedia: Sukhoi Su-27 (EN)

7. Т-72Б

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The T-72 is a family of Soviet main battle tanks that entered production in 1969. The T-72 was a development based off the T-64 using thought and design of the previous Object 167M. About 25,000 T-72 tanks have been built, and refurbishment has enabled many to remain in service for decades. It has been widely exported and has seen service in 40 countries and in numerous conflicts. The Russian T-90 introduced in 1992 and the Chinese Type 99 are further developments of the T-72. Production and development of various modernized T-72 models continues today.

Wikipedia: T-72 (EN)

8. Dormition Cathedral

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The Assumption or Dormition Cathedral was the main Orthodox church of Kharkiv until the construction of the Annunciation Cathedral in 1901. The cathedral stands on the University Hill by the bank of the Lopan River and dominates the entire downtown. The Neoclassical cathedral bell tower, built in the 1820s and 1830s to a height of 90 meters, remained the tallest building in the city until the 21st century. The cathedral is the only building in Kharkiv visited by almost all Emperors of Russia, starting with Catherine the Great.

Wikipedia: Dormition Cathedral, Kharkiv (EN)

9. Studbativtsiam

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Monument to the students of the student battalion, officially the Monument to KSU students - volunteers of the student battalion - is a sculpture in the center of Kharkov on Freedom Square, dedicated to the feat of students of Gorky Kharkiv University, who signed up at the very beginning of the Soviet-German war as volunteers in the army and went to the front in July 1941. The vast majority of students died in the battles in the area of Bila Tserkva and during the defense of Moscow in the fall of 1941.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник харківським студбатівцям (UK)

10. Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary also called Assumption Cathedral is the name given to a religious building affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and is located in the city of Kharkiv, in Kharkiv Oblast in east part of the European country of Ukraine. The temple was built in neo-Gothic style between 1887 and 1892 on Gogol Street. The author of the temple project was a Polish architect, Bolesław Michałowski (1830-1909). He designed about 30 buildings in Kharkiv.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Kharkiv (EN), Website

11. Скрипаль на даху

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The Fiddler on the Roof monument is a monument dedicated to people of creative professions. It was installed in 2003 on the roof of house No. 18 on Constitution Square in Kharkiv, in 2017 it was moved to the roof of the Platinum Plaza building (72 Sumska Street), which is owned by the author of the project. The sculptor of the sculpture is a Kharkiv sculptor, People's Artist of Ukraine Seyfaddin Gurbanov, the author of the idea is Oleksandr Feldman.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник «Скрипаль на даху» (UK)

12. МіГ-29

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МіГ-29Artem Katranzhi from Bakashikha, Russia / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Mikoyan MiG-29 is a twin-engine fighter aircraft designed in the Soviet Union. Developed by the Mikoyan design bureau as an air superiority fighter during the 1970s, the MiG-29, along with the larger Sukhoi Su-27, was developed to counter new U.S. fighters such as the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle and the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon. The MiG-29 entered service with the Soviet Air Forces in 1983.

Wikipedia: Mikoyan MiG-29 (EN)

13. МіГ-21

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The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 is a supersonic jet fighter and interceptor aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. Its nicknames include: "balalaika", because its planform resembles the stringed musical instrument of the same name; "Ołówek", Polish for "pencil", due to the shape of its fuselage, and "Én Bạc", meaning "silver swallow", in Vietnamese.

Wikipedia: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (EN)

14. Kharkiv Theatre for Children and Youth

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The Kharkiv Theatre for Children and Youth is one of the oldest theatres for children in Ukraine, founded in Kharkiv in 1920 on the initiative of the Higher Theatre School. The theater, which had a complex history, survived several revivals, managed to rebuild after the fire, but still remains one of the most special teams for the audience, despite a rather rich theatrical life.

Wikipedia: Харківський театр для дітей та юнацтва (UK)

15. Су-25

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The Sukhoi Su-25 Grach is a subsonic, single-seat, twin-engine jet aircraft developed in the Soviet Union by Sukhoi. It was designed to provide close air support for Soviet Ground Forces. The first prototype made its maiden flight on 22 February 1975. After testing, the aircraft went into series production in 1978 in Tbilisi in the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic.

Wikipedia: Sukhoi Su-25 (EN)

16. Петру Сагайдачному

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The monument to Petrov Sahaidachny-a monument to the Ukrainian hetman Petro Konashevich-Sahaidachny was erected on June 14, 2008 in the Gagarin district of Sevastopol before celebrating the 225th anniversary of the city. The authors are sculptor Volodymyr Lutsak. The main patron of the project was the head of the Association "Transcontinental" Yuri Kolesnikov.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Петрові Сагайдачному (Харків) (UK)

17. Аеро Л-39 «Альбатрос»

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The Aero L-39 Albatros is a high-performance jet trainer designed and produced in Czechoslovakia by Aero Vodochody. It is the most widely used jet trainer in the world; in addition to performing basic and advanced pilot training, it has also flown combat missions in a light-attack role. Unusually, the aircraft never received a NATO reporting name.

Wikipedia: Aero L-39 Albatros (EN)

18. БТ-7

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БТ-7 / PD-Ukraine

The BT-7 was the last of the BT series of Soviet cavalry tanks that were produced in large numbers between 1935 and 1940. It was lightly armoured, but reasonably well-armed for the time, and had much better mobility than other contemporary tank designs. The BT tanks were known by the nickname Betka from the acronym, or its diminutive, Betushka.

Wikipedia: BT-7 (EN)

19. Мі-8

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Мі-8 Igor Dvurekov / CC BY 3.0

The Mil Mi-8 is a medium twin-turbine helicopter, originally designed by the Soviet Union in the 1960s and introduced into the Soviet Air Force in 1968. It is now produced by Russia. In addition to its most common role as a transport helicopter, the Mi-8 is also used as an airborne command post, armed gunship, and reconnaissance platform.

Wikipedia: Mil Mi-8 (EN)

20. Мі-6

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The Mil Mi-6, given the article number izdeliye 50 and company designation V-6, is a Soviet/Russian heavy transport helicopter that was designed by the Mil design bureau. It was built in large numbers for both military and civil use and was the largest helicopter in production until the Mil Mi-26 was put in production in 1980.

Wikipedia: Mil Mi-6 (EN)

21. Ukrainian dramatic theatre

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The Kharkiv Ukrainian Drama Theatre also known as the Taras Shevchenko Kharkiv Academic Ukrainian Drama Theatre is a national theatre founded in 1935 out of remnants of the suppressed Berezil Theatre, which was founded by Les Kurbas in 1922. Kharkiv Ukrainian Drama Theatre has two stages: Main Stage and Small Stage "Berezil".

Wikipedia: Kharkiv Ukrainian Drama Theatre (EN)

22. Yaroslav the Wise

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Yaroslav the Wise

Yaroslav I Vladimirovich, better known as Yaroslav the Wise, was Grand Prince of Kiev from 1019 until his death in 1054. He was also earlier Prince of Novgorod from 1010 to 1034 and Prince of Rostov from 987 to 1010, uniting the principalities for a time. Yaroslav's baptismal name was George after Saint George.

Wikipedia: Yaroslav the Wise (EN)

23. Су-24М

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Су-24М Alexander Mishin / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Sukhoi Su-24 is a supersonic, all-weather tactical bomber developed in the Soviet Union. The aircraft has a variable-sweep wing, twin engines and a side-by-side seating arrangement for its crew of two. It was the first of the USSR's aircraft to carry an integrated digital navigation/attack system.

Wikipedia: Sukhoi Su-24 (EN)

24. Пам'ятник Незалежності Україна, що летить

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The Independence Monument "Flying Ukraine" is a monument erected in honor of Ukraine's declaration of independence on August 24, 1991 in Kharkiv on the Constitution Square. It was solemnly opened on August 22, 2012 on the eve of the 21st anniversary of the state of independence and Kharkiv Day.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник незалежності (Харків) (UK)

25. Ту-143 «Рейс»

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The Tupolev Tu-143 Reys was a Soviet unmanned reconnaissance aircraft in service with the Soviet Army and a number of its Warsaw Pact and Middle East allies during the late 1970s and 1980s. It contained a reconnaissance pod that was retrieved after flight, and from which imagery was retrieved.

Wikipedia: Tupolev Tu-143 (EN)

26. Свято-Пантелеймонівський храм РПЦ

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St. Panteleimon Church is a church in Kharkiv, Kharkiv region, consecrated on July 27, 1885. It is located in the city center near the source of St. Panteleimon at: 94 Klochkivska Street. The main holiday of the temple: August 9 - in honor of the Holy Martyr and Healer Panteleimon.

Wikipedia: Свято-Пантелеймонівський храм (Харків) (UK)

27. Мі-24

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The Mil Mi-24 is a large helicopter gunship, attack helicopter and low-capacity troop transport with room for eight passengers. It is produced by Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant and was introduced by the Soviet Air Force in 1972. The helicopter is currently in use by 58 countries.

Wikipedia: Mil Mi-24 (EN)

28. Пам'ятник закоханим

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The Monument to Lovers is an arch formed by the figures of a young man and a girl flying and merging in a kiss. It is located in Kharkiv in the square on Hryhoriya Skovoroda Street, near the Architect Beketov metro station. The monument was unveiled on September 1, 2002.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник закоханим (UK)

29. БТР-80

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The BTR-80 is an 8×8 wheeled amphibious armoured personnel carrier (APC) designed in the Soviet Union. It was adopted in 1985 and replaced the previous vehicles, the BTR-60 and BTR-70, in the Soviet Army. It was first deployed during the Soviet–Afghan War.

Wikipedia: BTR-80 (EN)

30. ЗіС-2

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The ZiS-2 is a Soviet 57 mm anti-tank gun used during World War II. The ZiS-4 is a version of the gun that was meant to be installed in tanks. ZiS stands for Zavod imeni Stalina, the official title of Artillery Factory No. 92, which produced the gun first.

Wikipedia: 57 mm anti-tank gun M1943 (ZiS-2) (EN)

31. ЗіС-3

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The 76-mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3) was a Soviet 76.2 mm divisional field gun used during World War II. ZiS was a factory designation and stood for Zavod imeni Stalina, the honorific title of Artillery Factory No. 92, which first constructed this gun.

Wikipedia: 76 mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3) (EN)

32. Харківський морський музей

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The Museum of the Sea is a museum dedicated to the history of shipbuilding and navigation. It was opened on June 3, 2009. It is located in the center of Kharkov, in the building of the Palace of Culture "Police" on Zhon Myronositsy Street.

Wikipedia: Харківський морський музей (UK)

33. Kharkiv Municipal Gallery

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Kharkiv Municipal Gallery is one of the first Ukrainian galleries of contemporary art. The gallery combines the programs and exhibitions of traditional paintings, graphics, sculpture, photo, and contemporary art projects and new media.

Wikipedia: Kharkiv Municipal Gallery (EN), Website

34. Museum of the Sexual Cultures of the World

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Museum of the Sexual Cultures of the World

The Museum of Sexual Cultures is a scientific and educational museum, which explores the sexual cultures of a number of countries. The first of its kind in both Ukraine, and in post-Soviet Eastern Europe, it is located in Kharkiv.

Wikipedia: Museum of Sexual Cultures (EN)

35. Shevchenko Monument

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Shevchenko Monument Сергій Клименко / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The monument to Taras Shevchenko in Kharkiv is a monument to the Ukrainian poet, writer, artist and thinker Taras Grigorievich Shevchenko in the city of Kharkiv, one of the best examples of monumental Shevchenkiana in the world.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Тарасові Шевченку (Харків) (UK)

36. Pokrovskyi Monastery Cathedral

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The Pokrovskyi Monastery Cathedral is the oldest cathedral in Kharkiv, Ukraine, built in 1689. The complex includes the seminary, Pokrovskyi Cathedral, Kharkiv episcopal residence and the Temple of the Mother of God Ozerianska.

Wikipedia: Pokrovskyi Monastery, Kharkiv (EN)

37. Fighters for Independence of Ukraine

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The monument to the heroes who laid the head for the independence and freedom of Ukraine is a monument on University Street. It was solemnly opened on November 6, 1957. The author of the monument is architect LV Gurov.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Героям, які поклали голову за незалежність та свободу України (Харків) (UK)

38. Мі-2

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The Mil Mi-2 is a small, three rotor blade Soviet-designed multi-purpose helicopter developed by the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant designed in the early 1960s, and produced exclusively by WSK "PZL-Świdnik" in Poland.

Wikipedia: Mil Mi-2 (EN)

39. Vasily Karazin

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Vasily Karazin

The Vasyl Karazin Monument in Kharkiv is a monument to Vasyl Karazin, an outstanding Ukrainian scientist and educator, inventor, public figure, founder of the first university in eastern Ukraine (1805) in Kharkiv.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Василю Каразіну (UK)

40. Ісаак Дунаєвський

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Ісаак Дунаєвський

Isaak Osipovich Dunayevsky was a Soviet film composer and conductor of the 1930s and 1940s, who composed music for operetta and film comedies, frequently working with the film director Grigori Aleksandrov.

Wikipedia: Isaak Dunayevsky (EN)


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