Independence Day of Ukraine, 24 channel produced a special about the most picturesque corners of each region of our country. To your attention – the list of attractions of the region, which is worth knowing, and who just need to see.
About the natural and man-made masterpieces on the territory of Kirovohrad region, we know less than you about the charms of the Crimea or the Carpathians. Tourist routes through the picturesque places of this region are still not developed. But in the field actually many charms.
Among the steppes of the Ingul deep cut in the rocks of incredible beauty canyon “Monastyryshche”, but a humble Beech river formed the natural boundary “Cascades” with giant boulders and bizarre next to the magical waterfalls. In ancient times, formed a mysterious lake Berestovoi that people called “Black”. And the city Kropiwnicki, the heart of the region, it is noted uncommon beauty.
Kirovohrad region: what places are worth a visit
Kropiwnicki – “open heart”, Ukraine
Kropiwnicki residents love their city, and not unreasonably called his Ukrainian Athens or little Paris.
The city Kropiwnicki – “Ukrainian Athens”
The city was founded as Yelisavetgrad (in honor of the Russian Queen), and then wore a long name Snow wske named famous Menshevik, and when it came to power, the Bolsheviks became the Kirovograd. However, neither Elizabeth, nor Zinoviev, nor the Kirov was not done for the glory of the city more than the founder of the first Ukrainian drama theatre of Marko Kropivnitsky.
Academic Ukrainian musical-drama theatre of a name of Kropivnitsky
So, in that place was laid the cornerstone of the national theatre of Ukrainians. In this building worked the Ivan Karpenko-Kary, Maria Zankovetska, Mykola Sadovsky, were well-known composers Mykola Lysenko and Liszt. Mark Kropivnitsky, the great Director, actor and composer, in front of the theatre a monument.
A Monument To Mark Lukic Kropiwnicki
In addition to the theater, a real jewel of the city is the majestic waterfront of the river Ingul. Residents Kropiwnicki consider it the most romantic place in the world.
However, neither residents nor guests of the city will never pass another card Kropiwnicki.
“Open Heart” Kropiwnicki
“Open Heart” – a symbolic place. Big and open heart and symbolizes the love for the city and Ukraine, and parental devotion and sincere love. And this art installation, the city says, “We are open to the world.”
So onward you know well. But the region – no. Kirovograd region is Terra Incognita both for Ukrainian and foreign tourists. And here there are many protected areas, mounds, caves with unique flora and fauna. The legends of the steppe region is famous for its rich cultural heritage and numerous monuments of nature.
Natural wonders Krovoharkane
Canyon monastery in the village Zavturove Ustinovsky district is located 100 kilometers from Kropiwnicki. The road to it is difficult, but for the sake of such beauty – this road is worth the trouble. The canyon is a unique place, and for the Ukrainian culture means nothing less than the pyramids are to Egypt. Here the river Ingul, and its majestic boulders of incredible size. They say their appearance is due to zastiranny magma around the meteorite, which fell to 45 million years ago.
Canyon for Ukrainian culture means nothing less than the pyramids are to Egypt
On the top of the main stone tourists leave the “victim” – bread, biscuits, sweets to appease the spirits. Local residents claim that the people who spend there at least few days open supernatural powers.
Somewhere between boulders hidden treasures – they say local
And still tell legends about the secret cave that’s hidden treasures – whether Tatar, or Cossack.
The tract “Cascades” in the village of Zlynka Maloviskovsky district is located in the canyon of the river beeches.
The Tract “Cascades”
It is a complicated system of natural waterfalls, which, it would seem, cannot exist on the flat part of Ukraine.
A complicated system of waterfalls
The tract is unique and from a biological point of view, many local species of plants and animals are rare or endangered.
The perfect place for unity with nature
Great joy brings tourists diving from the rocks, fishing or just connecting with nature.
The tract “Poured stone” in Kompaneevsky district, Kirovograd region is a rinse in 25 hectares. It’s a stone waterfall forever frozen in its fall to sugokleya river. Like a fabulous giant has built enduring ferry across the river wide granite band.
“Bottled” granite in the natural stone Bottled”
Dendropark “Veseli bokoven’ky” in Ivanovka village of dolynsky district exists since 1893 and has an area of 110 hectares. Here are five main landscapes that show the landscape of a certain geographical zone and grows here almost a thousand trees and shrubs from around the world. It is a great pity that tourists are less than in Uman “Sofievka”.
Dendropark “Veseli Bokoven’ky”
And “Sofiyivka” and “Veseli bokoven’ky” created with love. Author Park Nikolai Davydov was in love with the daughter of a neighbor of the landowner. However, love was not mutual, so the Park was named in honor of the proud young ladies.
“Dead sea” of Kirovohrad region is located in the village of Veselovka Bobrinetsky district. We are talking about a salt lake on a small river Dry. Salt water holds on the surface, even an inexperienced swimmer, and the blue clay, which obradovalis – unique therapeutic and cosmetic.
Salt lake with blue clay treatment
But the most striking beauty of the lake Berestovoi that people called “Black”. Here, to the Black forest and the Black lake, wander the seekers of adrenaline and treasures. Because the depth of the lake is almost one hundred meters, and still say where under water the hidden treasures of the Crimean Khan Girei and the Ukrainian anarchist Nestor Makhno.
Black lake in the Black forest
Among the amazing attractions of the region – three hundred year old oak on the coast Benderskogo lake. Here was Alexander Pushkin, who is close friends with the local landowner Rajewski. They say that this tree and these shores have served as a way to create the famous Pushkin’s “the curved seashore”.
On a hill in the sacred confluence of the rivers Spackle and Sugokleya, near the village Nechaevka, is the archaeological site of the late Neolithic period – Hoar-stones. It’s two rows of 15 pairs of parallel stone monoliths. Archaeologists from around the world acknowledged that such monuments in Europe very little. And near the Boundary of stones is a burial mound of the bronze and grotto devil’s cave, where he found much evidence of the life of primitive people.
The Menhirs Of The Region
The birthplace of famous Ukrainians
Kirovograd region is known as the birthplace of prominent figures of Ukrainian culture. In particular, in one of picturesque corners Companyi stretches Nechaevka villagewhere he was born and spent his childhood years of the famous writer Yuri Yanovsky, a consummate author of historical novels. In 1972 nechus at his own expense built a literary memorial Museum Yanovsky.
But “Museum-Reserve “Khutor Nadiya” in mykolaivka village, Kirovohrad district is one of the most famous places of the region, after all, founded the farm in honor of his wife Nadezhda Ukrainian playwright, actor and public figure Ivan tobilevich, better known as Karpenko-Kary. Stayed in Tobilevycha and Kropiwnicki, Zankovetska St., therefore, the exposition of the Museum includes not only things which concern creativity of Karpenko-Kary.
“Museum-reserve “Khutor Nadiya”
“Manmade wonders” of the region
Graphite quarry in the village of Zavallya is not just a huge hole in the ground. Graphite is mined here, and this is mine – the second largest in the world. Unfortunately, Ukraine is not one of the leaders in the production of graphite, although this material is actively used, from rods to pencils to casings for nuclear warheads. And yet – it is very beautiful.
Graphite quarry in Zavallya
Granite haivoron – many tourists have no idea about such Ukrainian landmark. To build the so-called “granite-quarter railway” in the city of Sochi began in 1933. The thickness of the walls is impressive – about a meter. Local residents say that the overlappings in houses made from train rails. Granite mined in the local quarry.
So granite is mined under the Haivoron in Kirovograd
It is not surprising that gajvoron has frequently been featured in films here filmed episodes of “the Guide” and “Nine lives of Nestor Makhno”.
“Granite block” in Gajvoron
Far more popular Museum of strategic missile forces in the village of Pobuzhsky Golovanevsky district. Here demonstrate the power of nuclear weapons. Once a secret rocket base has become a unique Museum with samples of rocket engines and missiles, in particular those who played a crucial role in the Cuban missile crisis. There are also special military equipment for transport, handling and refueling of rockets.
Most popular missile RS-20V (15А18М) “Governor” – which the Americans called “Satan”.
Command post missile base – 40 meters underground
A feature of the Museum that you can touch all the exhibits, and for a small fee for admission – down to the underground command post.
In the village Lupolovo on the banks of the southern bug is housed in a former water mill, which resembles a castle. And the castle is the envy of the majority of Ukrainian palaces.
Hard to believe, but it was only water mill
So, it had no Windows or roof, and not know about it tourists but also relatively flavor – one of the best castles in Ukraine. Despite the fact that “castle” – actually a windmill.
Castle-mill in the village Lupolovo
“Geometric” heart of Ukraine
The point of the geographical center of Ukraine was first calculated in 1989 and marked the spot a memorable sign in the village Dobrovelichkivka of the eponymous district. After numerous scientific discussions and disputes, 24 Aug 2002 here has set up a stele of granite.
However, in 2005, new research has moved the geographical center of Ukraine in Cherkasy region. In order not to offend Dobrovelichkovka, she was awarded the status of “Geometric center of Ukraine”.
The geometric center of Ukraine
However, not dismantled a memorial sign and the inscription on it have not changed.