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VISIT
UKRAINE
IN WINTER

Ukraine in winter of 2022 is not suitable for tourist trips due to ongoing Russian invasion. But it is still worth to take a virtual tour thought snowy Ukrainian landscapes, learn more about vibrant Christmas traditions, and mark unique historical sites — to visit after the Ukrainian victory.

Cover video: Beshkarev Family

Ukrainian Christmas traditions

Ukrainian Christmas traditions

It's winter in Ukraine – a country that officially celebrates Christmas not once but twice (in accordance with both the Gregorian and Julian calendars). This means even more warm wishes, more cool gifts and more winter joy to be found in abundance on our streets! Discover More

Christmas dinner and meals

Christmas dinner and meals

One of the oldest Christmas traditions of the Ukrainian people is the Christmas dinner on January 6. As usual, there should be 12 fasting meals on the table on this day, prepared without butter, milk, eggs, sour cream and meat. Discover More

Christmas symbols and decorations

Christmas symbols and decorations

Here are plenty of magical Christmas symbols that define the spirit of the winter holidays and bring a joyful atmosphere around. It is no secret that the main symbols of Christmas in Ukraine are the Christmas star, didukh, nativity scene and carol. Discover More

Ukraine’s most beautiful castles

Ukraine’s most beautiful castles

Walk the routes of knights, hear the sounds of medieval battles, marvel at the exquisite architecture, and explore ancient legends! Discover More

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ukraine

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ukraine

Being a country with a thousand-year history and a meeting place of various cultures, we are proud to have 7 UNESCO world heritage sites. Discover More

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