Sich Reconstruction

Eastern Ukraine

A collection of wooden buildings resembling a 17th-century Cossack fortress occupies a prime clifftop spot with a view of Dniproges dam and contains several exhibitions dedicated to Cossack and rural Ukrainian life. There is a summer-only cafe on the premises.

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