Vinnytsya attractions

Top Choice Museum in Vinnytsya


Between May 1942 and July 1943, Adolf Hitler paid several visits (accounts vary) to his regional military headquarters in a vast bunker 8km north Vinnytsya. Code-named Wehrwolf, it was a top-secret facility under th…
Top Choice Museum in Vinnytsya

Avtomotovelofototeleradio Museum

Big name for a small museum but worthwhile for anyone with a wistful soft spot for the days of Soviet mass production. This octagonal building near the main bridge over the river (on the city-centre side) houses som…
Fountain in Vinnytsya

Roshen Fountain

Ukraine's original big-time spray show (since 2011), the Roshen Fountain lights up the Pivdenny Buh River every night in the mild months. Built by the Roshen chocolate company next to its shiny new factory (billiona…
Tomb in Vinnytsya

Pirogov Church-Mausoleum

The second-most famous embalmed corpse in the former Soviet Union (after Lenin in Moscow) rests in the basement of a chapel in the suburb of Pyrohove about 7km southwest of central Vinnytsya. Nikolai Pirogov was a R…
Museum in Vinnytsya

Regional Museum

This large and diverse museum is well worth an hour or two for its interesting archaeological artefacts, bug-eyed taxidermy and large WWII exhibition with Soviet propaganda posters galore. Other highlights include a…
Museum in Vinnytsya

Pirogov Garden-Museum

About 1.5km before you get to the chapel containing Pirogov's body, you can see his house, now a museum. It's actually more interesting than you'd expect, and not just because of the Soviet character of the place (t…
Monument in Vinnytsya

Maydan Nezalezhnosti

Vinnytsya's epicentre is maydan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Sq), where major demonstrations and meetings take place. A rather inconspicuous monument on its western side honours the Orange Revolution in 2004, when ma…
Museum in Vinnytsya

War Veterans Museum

The red-brick clock tower on pedestrian vul Ovodova houses an interesting museum where you'll find tributes to the 167 young local men who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Soviet-Afghan War.
Church in Vinnytsya

Transfiguration Church

This light-yellow, gold-domed church dating from 1758 is worth checking out for its dim and atmospheric painted interior, punctuated by the fragrant scent of beeswax.