Former Armenian Church
Regional Administration Building
This Soviet-realist hulk is worth seeing for its sheer size and bombast. The two glum-looking traditional Ukrainian musician statues...
The city's epicentre is pl Rynok (Площа Ринок; Rynok Sq), at the centre of which rises the 1930s star-shaped town hall, the only one in...
Cathedral of the Holy Resurrection
The city's punctiliously renovated Greek Catholic cathedral is a fine example of baroque symmetry crafted in the mid-18th century. Huge...
Seems every post-Soviet city has a pub called ‘The Barrel’, but they’re not always as pleasant as this atmospheric little wood-and-stone...
Floating cloth lamps, simple timber furniture and a jolly soundtrack (Russian techno-pop is banned) greet you at this cosy,...
vul Virmenska 6 · interesting places nearby
Former Armenian Church information
A few steps off pl Rynok stands this eye-pleasingly symmetrical baroque church built by the Armenian community in 1762. Beyond the golden doors the interior is a typically fragrant affair busy with head-scarved babushkas lighting beeswax candles and praying before gilt icons.