Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Poltava, Ukraine


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 2.3 km
Ascend 15 m
Descend 18 m

Experience Poltava in Ukraine in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Poltava

Sight 1: 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)

270 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Monument to Ivan Kotliarevskyi

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

The monument to Ivan Kotlyarevsky in Poltava is the first monument in history to the Ukrainian writer, poet, playwright and public figure, founder of modern Ukrainian literature Ivan Petrovich Kotlyarevsky (1769-1838) in the regional center of Ukraine, 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)

188 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

88 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Маруся Чурай

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The monument to Marusia Churai is a monument in Poltava dedicated to the semi-legendary poetess and singer Marusia Churai.

Wikipedia: Пам'ятник Марусі Чурай (Полтава) (UK)

80 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Gogol Theater of musical drama

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Poltava Academic Regional Ukrainian Music and Drama Theater named after M. V. Gogol is a regional academic drama theater in the city of Poltava, the main theater stage of the region.

Wikipedia: Полтавський академічний обласний український музично-драматичний театр імені Миколи Гоголя (UK), Website

293 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Полтавська обласна філармонія

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Poltava Regional Philharmonic is a philharmonic of regional significance in Poltava, founded on September 24, 1943, after the liberation of the city from German occupation.

Wikipedia: Полтавська обласна філармонія (UK)

538 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Тарас Шевченко

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The monument to Taras Shevchenko in Poltava is a monument to the great Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko in the city of Poltava.

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

201 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Полтавський краєзнавчий музей імені Василя Кричевського

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The Vasyl Krychevsky Poltav Museum of Local Lore is a local history museum in the city of Poltava, Poltava region, Ukraine. It was founded in 1891.

Wikipedia: Полтавський краєзнавчий музей (UK)

330 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Спаська церква

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Спаська церкваuk:User:IgorT / Attribution

The Church of the Savior is a church in Poltava, a monument of history and architecture, located in the square between Pylypa Orlyka Street and Sobornosti Street.

Wikipedia: Спаська церква (Полтава) (UK)

100 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: Monument at the rest-place of Peter I

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The Monument to the Repose of Peter I is a monument at the resting place of Peter I in Poltava. The monument was erected in 1849 near the Church of the Saviour at the corner of Spasskaya and Pylypa Orlyka streets.

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

255 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Пам'ятник Івану Мазепі

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The monument to Ivan Mazepa in Poltava is a monument to the Ukrainian hetman Ivan Stepanovich Mazepa, erected in Poltava on the Cathedral Square near the Holy Dormition Cathedral.

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


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