Sep 5th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Ukraine Ranks 7 for Number of Visitors

Ukraine has become very popular for tourists.  And according to InfoPlease it has won out over Germany and Mexico.  Ukraine Places has a listing of what seniors will not want to miss during their visit. In spite of a fact that Ukraine is the largest country with territory completely situated in Europe, it’s unexplored for the outer world. Kiev, Lviv, Odessa, Poltava and many other beautiful Ukrainian places can become a real treasures for the inquisitive senior tourist. So go ahead and explore this beautiful land of kossacs’ steppe, high mountains, shining Black sea and beautiful people. Here you will the strongest man in the world, the best boxer and one of the best soccer players.

Kiev is the capital of Ukraine and one of the largest and oldest cities in Europe. The area of the city is, with a population of about 3 million people. You can go deep deep in Ukraine as the deepest in the world subway (metro) station is located in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv (Kiev)! It is Arsenal’na metro station at a depth of 105 meters!

Ukraine is the  largest contiguous country on the European continent. Ukraine borders the Russian Federation to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west, Romania and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively. If you enjoy “surfing” you can spend lots of time with dozen of sites that focus on Ukraine.

Crimea is a fascinating region to explore, as well as a great place to spend a vacation. Across the centuries it has attracted settlers such as the Greeks, the Venetians and the Genoese – all of whom founded cities along the coast and inter-married with the local people.

The Ukraine you’re visiting today is not the country that previously existed. ‘Post-Orange Ukraine’ might have the political blues as successive parliamentary stalemates drag out, but its press is freer, its attitudes more open and its economy improving.  Memories of demonstrating on  Kyiv’s Independence Square, still fuel increased civic awareness. There’s fledgling democracy instead of autocracy, fair elections and a tolerance of genuine public debate. Truly a country like no other.

Seniors Visit a  Sleeping Beauty

For seventy years hidden behind the Iron Curtain this Sleeping Beauty suddenly arose with a new breath of life, throwing off the tyranny of her past oppressors and proudly proclaiming herself as the worlds newest democracy. Ukraine’s example of determination against all odds has indeed served as an inspiration to freedom seeking peoples around the world.

Ukraine is a great country and this is good reason to create an Online Travel Guide. Here you will find a lot of interesting information about Ukrainian sightseeing and nature, traditions and way of life, about best resorts and the latest news. A tourist will find here all travel information he needs. You are welcome to travel through the great gallery of photos of best places in Ukraine. Photos of Crimea and Carpathian Mountains, cities and nature, castles and churches of Ukraine all this you can find at UA-traveling. Visit Ukraine and you will never forget beautiful and mysterious places of this wonderful country. Enjoy your visit.  jeb

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