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Cemetery in Berdychiv

Jewish Cemetery

Levi Yitzhak's mausoleum is in Berdychiv's huge Jewish Cemetery. For decades, with the exception of Yitzhak's mausoleum, the cemetery was overgrown and neglected, but these days it's well tended to by a Stakhanovite…
Monastery in Berdychiv

Berdychiv Fortress

The impressive brick-walled complex hogging the horizon as you approach Berdychiv from Khmelnytsky is widely known as the fortetsya (fortress), but it's actually a Carmelite (Roman Catholic) monastery. The towering …
Museum in Berdychiv

Joseph Conrad Museum

Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski was born in 1957 to noble Polish parents in Berdychiv, then part of the Russian empire, and spent the first 4 years of his life in the immediate area. This little museum within Berdy…
Cafe in Berdychiv

Melanzh

This modern and central cafe opposite St Nicholas Church is about as good as it gets. There's no English menu, but there are pictures so you can point to what you want, which might include salmon steak or a Caesar s…
Church in Berdychiv

St Barbara Church

This rose-tinted neoclassical church is where Honoré de Balzac was married to Polish noblewoman Ewelina Hańska in 1850. Look for the brass plaque on the façade celebrating the event.