Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Poltava, Ukraine


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 6.1 km
Ascend 75 m
Descend 89 m

Explore Poltava in Ukraine with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Poltava

Sight 1: Меморіал Солдатської Слави

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The Soldier's Glory Memorial Complex is a memorial complex in Poltava. It was erected in 1969 on the territory of the Ivan Kotlyarevsky Park, on the site of the Old City Cemetery.

Wikipedia: Меморіальний комплекс Солдатської Слави (Полтава) (UK)

1243 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

362 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: 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 4: 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)

188 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: 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 6: Маруся Чурай

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Marusi Churai monument is a monument in Poltava, dedicated to a semi -legendary poet and singer Marusi Churai.

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

80 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: 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

1090 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 8: 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)

239 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

151 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: 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)

239 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)

255 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Monument at the rest-place of Peter I

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The monument to Peter I is a monument at the site of Peter I in Poltava. The monument was erected in 1849 near the Savior Church at the corner of Spassky and Philip Orlyk.

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

100 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: 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)

338 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: 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)

200 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: 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)

414 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 16: The Birch square

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Birch Grove is a botanical natural monument of local importance in Ukraine. It is located in the city of Poltava, at the intersection of Pushkin and Mishchenko streets.

Wikipedia: Березовий гай (Полтава) (UK)

364 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 17: 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

123 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 18: 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

359 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 19: 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)


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