Poltava is rightly considered to be a jewel in the crown of eastern Ukraine. It was made famous for its uncommon fate, a plethora of historical monuments, amazing natural recourses, and the inexhaustible cordiality of its residents. Tourists visit this fairytale town to admire the rich colours of nature, feel the inimitable atmosphere that inspired the great Mykola Gogol, and visit the famous Sorochynska Fair.
Must-do things in Poltava
- Get into the bowl of Ukrainian dumplings
- Try to embrace the 800-year old oak
- See the church built by “Russian Leonardo.”
- Get to know the secret of the chest in the museum
For a list of other things to do and places to see, please check out this article, written by a local guide in Poltava, Alex Kravchenko.