Top Choice Cathedral in Ivano-Frankivsk

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 bronzes of St Volodymyr and Princess Olga stand by the entrance, solomnly usher…
Top Choice Church in Ivano-Frankivsk

Former Armenian Church

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 babu…
Museum in Ivano-Frankivsk

Precarpathian Art Museum

Ensconced in the 17th-century Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the city's oldest building, this museum is packed with a jumble of religious sculptures and paintings from around Central Europe.
Museum in Ivano-Frankivsk

Regional Museum

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 Ukraine built in the Art Deco style. This houses the Soviet-era Regional Museum…
Park in Ivano-Frankivsk

Taras Shevchenko Park

Around 20 minutes' walk south from maydan Vichevy, the city's main stretch of green is a great place to shake out the picnic blanket, hire a rowboat on the lake or chill with an ice cream to do a spot of people-watc…
Fountain in Ivano-Frankivsk

Main Fountain

The dominating feature on maydan Vichevy is the fountain, a popular meeting spot. If you descend the steps below the fountain's main 'bowl', you can stand beneath the cascading water without getting wet – a little f…
Notable Building in Ivano-Frankivsk

Regional Administration Building

This Soviet-realist hulk is worth seeing for its sheer size and bombast. The two glum-looking traditional Ukrainian musician statues that guard the entrance are particularly impressive.