15 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 15 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. Located on the corner of Pershotravnevyi 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 ball-nuclei, which are interconnected by a chain. The authors are architect O. O. Bilderling, sculptor O. L. Ober. During the Nazi occupation, bronze parts were exported to Germany. In 1947-1949, 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 Ivan Kotliarevsky Museum-Estate is a memorial complex in Poltava on the basis of the estate, where the founder of new Ukrainian literature Ivan Petrovych Kotliarevsky was born in 1769. The estate-museum, which is a branch of the Poltava Literary-Memorial Museum of I. P. Kotlyarevsky, is located next to the Assumption Cathedral, which is on the square of the same name, named after the writer Ivanova Mountain. The estate is entered 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. According to some sources, the bomber was believed to be designated Tu-26 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, before the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, 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 Glory Monument is a monument commemorating 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 of the city of Poltava. The Monument of Glory closes the perspective of eight streets of the city, is its ideological and urban dominant, forms, together with the construction of the Round Square, 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

The monument to Ivan Kotliarevsky in Poltava is the first monument in history to the Ukrainian writer, poet, playwright and public figure, founder of modern Ukrainian literature Ivan Petrovych Kotliarevsky (1769-1838) in the regional center of Ukraine in the city of Poltava, where he was born and lived most of his life, including in his declining years.

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

6. Пам'ятний знак полтавській галушці

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The memorial sign to the Poltava dumpling, or the monument to halushka, is a symbolic memorial sign in honor of the traditional for the region of Poltava cuisine of Ukrainian cuisine - dumpling, in Poltava, one of the city symbols, the personification of generosity and prosperity.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятний знак полтавській галушці (UK)

7. Кадетський корпус

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

Wikipedia: Петровський Полтавський кадетський корпус (UK)

8. Korolenko Museum

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

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

9. The White Arbor

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White pavilion (behind the official ferry of people's friendship) The original monument in the shape of a longitudinal pavilion in Botawi City, first built in 1909 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Botawi; One of the symbols of the city.

Wikipedia: Біла альтанка (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, Poltava, where he lived and worked during the last years of his life.

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

12. Air and Space Museum

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Air and Space Museum Slovolyub / Cc-by-3.0

Poltava Aviation and Cosmonautics Museum is a unique museum of aviation and rocket and space themes in Poltava. The building of the Museum of Aviation and Cosmonautics is included in the List of architectural monuments of national importance.

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

13. Monument to undefeated Poltava citizens

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

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник нескореним полтавчанам (UK)

14. Пам'ятник Гоголю

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

The monument to Mykola 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)

15. Monument at the rest-place of Peter I

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The Monument to the Rest of Peter I is a monument at the resting place of Peter I in Poltava. The monument was erected in 1849 near the Spasskaya Church at the corner of Spasskaya and Pylyp Orlyk streets.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник на місці відпочинку Петра I (UK)


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