A country rich in tradition, Ukraine offers visitors an insight into its extensive history and modern-day charm. You can see the natural beauty of the Carpathian Mountain region from its dense pine forests to the pure waters of Synevyr Lake. Discover quaint alpine villages and admire breathtaking views from the Pip Ivan Mountain observatory. This longstanding capital of Kyiv boasts awe-inspiring architectural feats such as the decadent gold domes and sky-blue walls of St. Michael's monastery, as well as Saint Sophia Cathedral’s distinctive green roof. Admire contemporary masterpieces at Pinchuk Art Centre and sample the offerings of Kyiv’s countless independent coffee houses. The ancient city of Poltava is home to the site of the pivotal 17th century Great Poltava Battle, along with a fascinating museum. In the west, the 11th-century Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle perches on a giant rock overlooking a deep river canyon. Its majestic location earns it the worthy reputation of Ukraine’s most beautiful castle.