BUKOVYNA COGNITA - SIGHTS - CHERNIVTSI
BUKOVYNA COGNITA
SIGHTS IN CHERNIVTSI





Chernivtsi is the heart of Bukovyna. This vivid city being the administrative, economic and cultural center of Chernivti oblast lies on both banks on the Prut river sinking in green gardens.


Chernivtsi is famous for its palaces, temples and houses. It has a lot of European architecture monuments created yet during the XVII-XVIII centuries, which have well survived to nowadays. The city is a symbiosis of architecture masterpieces representing Vienna, Prague and Paris.

 

For your convenience we separated Chernivtsi places of interest in the four sections listed below:




ARCHITECTURE

Chernivtsi is one of the few Ukrainian cities deserving the title of a true architecture pearl. 602 buildings from the old part of the city are in the state list of architecture monuments 25 of which are nationally important.

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CATHEDRAL AND CHURCHES

Chernivtsi religious structures personify the best historical traditions of architecture. The oldest one is the wooden St. Mykolay Church typical for Bukovyna of XVI-XVIII centuries.

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MONUMENTS

Chernivtsi is the center of Bukovyna, which saw a number of monument installations through the last 600 years of its history. It’s hard to say how many monuments are present in the whole region now but its center can be proud of at least 20 most remarkable items.

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MUSEUMS

Chernivtsi is a city with rich cultural heritage. Chernivtsi museums represent various collections of decorative and Bukovynian arts, there are also museums of outstanding personalities who lived and worked in the city. 

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