Khortitsa National Nature Reserve, Zaporizhzhya

4.6
#1 of 107 in Nature in Ukraine
Nature and history blend together at Khortitsa National Nature Reserve, filled with birds, rich flora, and historical sights like the extensive museum of Cossack culture. Measuring some 3,000 hectares (7,500 acres), the site contains archeological evidence of life dating back 35,000 years. Stroll along the paths and be sure to visit the 30 m (100 ft) cliff at the north end of the island. A large portion of the site holds exhibits on Zaporizhian Cossacks; you can see over 30,000 items dedicated to their history and culture. Make Khortitsa National Nature Reserve a centerpiece of your Zaporizhzhya vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Zaporizhzhya trip planner .
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  • Yes, it's an amazing place. But... His wonder is not at all in the notorious topic of cosattv. It is bloated and mythologized. But this is a common theme for any country: something must be put on a new pedestal. If the real pride of the country: the space industry and the scientific school are ruined, then there is only the farm, the gletand and the gloves. That is why, going every time to Hortitsa I go first to the present place of the Force from Mother Nature, from the Creator. For tourism here everything with the prefix anti - Nothing! And thank God, to be honest. The unique nature and spirit of this place will remain intact. I can endlessly roam the hills, plains, rocks and shores of this Paradise on Earth. One-on-one with his thoughts. Sometimes it really seems like you've been transported tens of thousands of years. You can find amazing corners for solitude on the shore, swim (there are vipers, but they...
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  • I love scansens. The most favorite is the Shevchenko guy in Lviv. There's absolutely nothing to see here. No, from the outside a beautiful view of the DniproHES, a wonderful performance of the Sechev Cossacks (separately), on the island itself there is still a Scythian mill, an equestrian theater. I'm just warning you! Specially go for the sake of Skansen Hortica is not worth it, only in the complex! It is worth a visit if you are visiting the city, but only by car. Work with someone, take a taxi.
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