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Chernigov Travel Guide
City Chernigiv - an administrative, industrial, economic and cultural regional center of Ukraine. It is located in northern Ukraine, 140 km. from Kyiv and 60 km. of Slavutych. The population of Chernigov is about 300 thousand people. According to historical research the history of the city begins with Article 7. AD and employs more than 1300 years.
In Chernihiv has many ancient churches and cathedrals, which contain the monuments of ancient art and architecture art 11-12. At this time, some of the churches open for worship, and in some of these museums. In the modern Chernihiv, located among the beautiful scenery of the river Desna, the reasons for the present city of uniquely communicate with the ancient architectural monuments. The city is very green and, of course, its outstanding attractions worth seeing. This is especially true of the historical part, which is called "Val". There are shady parks, snow-white churches and golden dome. Beautiful museums and twelve guns, which were donated to the city of Peter I. Monuments and memorial panels tell the history of the struggle for independence during the First and Second World Wars. Among the 22 famous architectural monuments of 10-19 Art. most prominent is the Transfiguration Cathedral, the Cathedral of St. Boris and Gleb, the Assumption Cathedral, the Church of St. Paraska, St. Elijah Church, Eletskii monastery of St. Catherine Church and Holy Trinity Cathedral, the bell tower from which you can see a panorama of Chernigov. Chernihiv is also a cultural center. The city has a dramatic theater, Youth and Puppet Theater, Philharmonic, several cultural houses and theaters. Chernigov is a very compact city, because of the Wall it is very easy to get to its central part, where the monuments of antiquity is well connected to modern administrative buildings, shops, cafes and hotels.