Welcome to Magdeburg
Few people could deny that Magdeburg is aesthetically challenged, thanks to WWII bombs and socialist city planners in love with wide boulevards and prefab concrete apartment blocks, the so-called Plattenbauten. Yet this is one of the country’s oldest cities, founded some 1200 years ago and home to the first Gothic cathedral on German soil. Magdeburg’s newest architectural attraction, meanwhile, is the whimsical... Read More
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River Dnipro Sightseeing Cruise from Kiev
You and the mighty Dnipro (first time in its history, the river was mentioned in 4th century B.C.).Its majestic riversides keep the history of Ancient Russia. Panoramic view of the banks of the river.History of the Dnipro River: It was called differently by various nations: Greeks called it Borisphen, Slavs called it Slavutich. Romans – Danapris, and Cossacks…Learn the real history of the mighty river!Kyivites and visitors to the capital have made cruising this famed river and its tributaries, one of their favorite leisure activities. From the water it’s possible to see Kiev’s sites from a whole new perspective and enjoy the awe inspiring beauty of the lush forests that caress both banks. While sailing the Dnipro you will combine your pastime with unforgettable impressions from wonderful scenic views of Kyiv that for many centuries have captivated the travellers and pilgrims who came to the Saint City on seven hills. During sailing you will beinteresting in information about : River Terminal, Monument to Prince Volodymyr, Podil district, Monument to the Christening of Rus’ to Magdeburg right, Khreschatyi Park, Pedestrian Park Bridge, Trukhaniv Island, Metro Bridge, Hydropark recreation and entertainment areas, Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Monastery, The Motherland Monument, Memorial Complex of the History of the Great War II, Paton Bridge, Vydubytskyi Monastery, and etc...There’s nothing quite like the sensation of dancing while the floor sways beneath your feet from port to starboard.
Polish Cemetery in Zvenigorodka from Kiev
Polish Cemetery in Zvenigorodka from Kiev period of the Second Partition of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1743. Graves of the Polish–Lithuanian heroes who defend Motherland against the Russian Impair's troops. The town appeared during the time of Kievan Russia. For years it was ruled by Poland. It was attacked in 1737, and in 1743 Zvenigorodka castle was stormed and captured. In 1792 the town was placed under Magdeburg rule. After the second partition of Poland in 1793 that part of the Ukraine located on the right bank of the Dnieper River was incorporated into Russia. Russia, a country that did not permit the entrance of Jews suddenly by the partition of Poland found itself with millions of them. Zvenyhorodka became part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the beginning of the 15th century. It passed to theCrown of the Kingdom of Poland in 1569. In 1792, King Stanisław August Poniatowski granted Zwinogródka city rights. It was a royal city of Poland. In the next year it was annexed by Russia after the Second Partition of Poland.The 1793 Second Partition of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth was the second of three partitions (or partial annexations) that ended the existence of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth by 1795. The second partition occurred in the aftermath of the War in Defense of the Constitution and the Targowica Confederation of 1792, and was approved by its territorial beneficiaries, the Russian Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia. The division was ratified by the coerced Polish parliament (Sejm) in 1793 (see the Grodno Sejm) in a short-lived attempt to prevent the inevitable complete annexation of Poland, the Third Partition.