Chernihiv is a city located about 140 km from Kiev in northern Ukraine, the administrative center of Chernihiv Oblast, the northernmost regional center of Ukraine.
The history of this city is over 1,300 years old. In the past, it was the center of the Principality of Chernigov, one of the largest and most powerful state formations in Rus in the 11th-13th centuries. Today Chernihiv is a popular tourist destination full of preserved architectural monuments from different eras. Photo by: Igor Golovach.
Catherine’s Church (1715) – an architectural monument of national importance, a great example of Ukrainian Baroque.
Krasna Square – the main public square of Chernihiv.
Chernihiv Regional Academic Theater of Music and Theater named after Taras Shevchenko – one of the oldest regional theaters in Ukraine.
Pyatnytska Church (Saint Paraskeva) (late 12th – early 13th century).
House of the Chancellery of the Chernihiv Cossack Regiment or Lizogub House – an architectural monument of national importance.
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