Attractions

Top Choice Fountain in Vinnytsya

Roshen Fountain

Ask any Ukrainian a few years ago what he or she considered Vinnytsya's biggest attraction, and the answer would probably have been the Pirogov Chapel. But not anymore. Since 2011 the Roshen Fountain, set directly i…
Tomb in Vinnytsya

Pirogov Chapel

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 6.5km southwest of central Vinnytsya. Nikolai Pirogov was a…
Museum in Vinnytsya

Pirogov 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…
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…
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

War Veterans Museum

The red-brick clock tower at the end of pedestrian vul Kozytskoho 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.
Monument in Vinnytsya

Orange Revolution Monument

Vinnytsya's epicentre is maydan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Sq), where major demonstrations and meetings were held during the 2004 Orange Revolution. A rather inconspicuous monument on its western side keeps alive t…
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.