14 Sights in Poltava, Ukraine (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Poltava, 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 14 sights are available in Poltava, Ukraine.

Sightseeing Tours in Poltava

1. Monument to Poltava fortress commandant A. S. Kelyn

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The monument to the glorious defenders of Poltava and the commandant of the fortress Alexei Kelin is a monument in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Poltava in Poltava. The monument was erected on June 27, 1909 on the site of the 4th bastion of the Poltava fortress. It is located at the corner of Pervomaiskoy Avenue, Shevchenko and Sadovaya streets. The monument is a granite obelisk on a pedestal. On the obelisk there is a bronze old coat of arms of Poltava, at the foot there is a bronze figure of a lion, on the pedestal there are plaques with memorial inscriptions. Until 1918, the monument was crowned with a bronze sculpture of a double-headed eagle. It is surrounded by a fence of balls-cores, which are interconnected by a chain. The authors are architect O. O. Bilderling, sculptor O. L. Ober. During the Nazi occupation, the bronze parts were taken to Germany. In 1947-1949, they were re-cast in Leningrad and installed, the height of the monument was increased. It was restored in 1949.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник славним захисникам Полтави і коменданту фортеці Олексію Келіну (UK), Website

2. The Museum-Place of I. P. Kotlyarevsky

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The Museum-Place of I. P. Kotlyarevsky Початково цей файл було завантажено користувачем Turzh з українська Вікіпедія / Attribution

The Museum-Estate of Ivan Kotlyarevsky is a memorial complex in Poltava based on the estate where the founder of the new Ukrainian literature, Ivan Petrovich Kotlyarevsky, was born in 1769. The estate-museum, which is a branch of the Poltava Literary and Memorial Museum of I. P. Kotlyarevsky, is located next to the Assumption Cathedral, which is on the square of the same name, on Ivanova Hill named after the writer. The estate is included in the State Register of Immovable Monuments of Ukraine in the status of a monument of national importance.

Wikipedia: Музей-садиба Івана Котляревського (UK)

3. Ту-22М

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Ту-22МDmitry Terekhov from Odintsovo, Russian Federation / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Tupolev Tu-22M is a supersonic, variable-sweep wing, long-range strategic and maritime strike bomber developed by the Tupolev Design Bureau in the 1960s. The bomber was reported as being designated Tu-26 by western intelligence at one time. During the Cold War, the Tu-22M was operated by the Soviet Air Forces (VVS) in a missile carrier strategic bombing role, and by the Soviet Naval Aviation in a long-range maritime anti-shipping role. As of 2021, there were 66 of the aircraft in service.

Wikipedia: Tupolev Tu-22M (EN)

4. Монумент Слави

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Монумент СлавиVlad Butsky from San Jose, CA, USA / CC BY 2.0

The Monument of Glory is a monument in honor of the 100th anniversary of the victory of the Russian army of Peter I over the Swedish troops of Charles XII in the Battle of Poltava on June 27, 1709. The monument was erected in 1811 in the center of the Round Square in Poltava. The Monument of Glory closes the perspective of eight streets of the city, is its ideological and urban dominant, together with the buildings of the Round Square, forms an ensemble of the era of Russian classicism.

Wikipedia: Монумент Слави (Полтава) (UK)

5. Monument to Ivan Kotliarevskyi

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Monument to Ivan Kotliarevskyi Original uploader was Turzh at uk.wikipedia / Attribution

Paman Ivan Kotlyarevsky in Poltava - the first monument to the Ukrainian writer, poet, playwright and public figure, founder of contemporary Ukrainian literature Ivan Petrovich Kotlyarevsky (1769-1838) in the regional center of Ukraine in Poltava, where he was born and lived most of his life and lived a majority , including on the slope of years.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Івану Котляревському (Полтава) (UK)

6. The White Arbor

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The White Gazebo (officially the Rotunda of Friendship of Peoples in the USSR) is an original monument in the form of a gazebo with a colonnade in the city of Poltava, built for the first time in 1909 in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Poltava; One of the symbols of the city.

Wikipedia: Біла альтанка (UK)

7. Korolenko Museum

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Poltava Literary-Memorial Museum of V. Korolenko is a museum in Poltava. It is located in the green zone of the Shevchenkivskyi district on a street also named after the democratic writer, progressive public figure and humanist of the early 20th century Volodymyr Korolenko.

Wikipedia: Полтавський літературно-меморіальний музей В. Короленка (UK)

8. Пам'ятний знак полтавській галушці

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A commemorative sign to Poltava dumplings, or a monument to dumplings, is a symbolic memorial sign in honor of the traditional Ukrainian cuisine dish for the Poltava region - dumplings, in Poltava, one of the city symbols, the personification of generosity and well-being.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятний знак полтавській галушці (UK)

9. Кадетський корпус

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During the Russian Empire, the Petrovsky Poltava Cadet Corps was the oldest and most prestigious cadet educational institution on the territory of modern Ukraine. He was in Poltava from 1840 to 1918. Later, until 1995, the building was repurposed for the PVZRKKU.

Wikipedia: Петровський Полтавський кадетський корпус (UK)

10. 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)

11. Monument to N. Sklifosovsky

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The monument to Mykola Sklifosovsky in Poltava is a monument to the outstanding Ukrainian surgeon Mykola Vasilyevich Sklifosovsky (1836-1904) in the regional center of Ukraine, the city of Poltava, where he lived and worked in the last years of his life.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Миколі Скліфосовському (Полтава) (UK)

12. Monument to undefeated Poltava citizens

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The Monument to the Unconquered Poltava Residents is a monument in Poltava in honor of the members of the Komsomol youth group "Unconquered Poltava Woman". The monument was unveiled on October 28, 1967 on Ivan Kotlyarevsky Boulevard.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник нескореним полтавчанам (UK)

13. Air and Space Museum

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Air and Space Museum Slovolyub / Cc-by-3.0

The Poltava Aviation and Space Museum is a unique museum of aviation and rocket-space themes in Poltava. The building of the Museum of Aviation and Astronautics is included in the list of monuments of national importance.

Wikipedia: Полтавський музей авіації та космонавтики (UK), Website

14. Пам'ятник Гоголю

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Пам'ятник Гоголю Leonid Pozen (1848–1921)Фотографія: Turzh з українська Вікіпедія / Attribution

The Monument to Nikolai Gogol is a monument in honor of the writer Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol (1809-1852) in Poltava. The monument was erected in March 1934 at the intersection of Nebesnoi Sotni and Gogol streets.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Миколі Гоголю (Полтава) (UK)


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