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Kaniv

Kaniv - a district center of Kaniv district of Cherkasy region with a population of 25,224 people.

What to see in the city?

Most popular sights
Most popular museums

Other architectural attractions

"Tarasova Hora"

Kaniv

Natural objects and reserves

Shevchenko National Reserve

Kaniv city, Tarasova Hora (Tarasova Hill)

Natural objects and reserves

State historical and cultural reserve ,,Trakhtemyriv"

Kaniv city, 68 Enerhetykiv Street

Natural objects and reserves

Kanev State Nature Reserve

Kaniv city, 108 Shevchenko Street

Natural objects and reserves

Royal fountain

Kaniv city

Churches, monasteries, sights of pilgrimage

Assumption Cathedral

Kaniv city, 62 Nebesnoi Sotni Street

Churches, monasteries, sights of pilgrimage

Cossack church of the Holy Virgin

Kaniv city, 2A Monastyrok Street

Map of Kaniv

About city Kaniv

Kaniv - a district center of Kaniv district of Cherkasy region with a population of 25,224 people.

This city has many heritage sites including the most famous - Tarasova hill, or monastic mountain, which is a burial site for the world-famous genius of Ukrainian people - Taras Shevchenko. Here, a  memorial complex and historical- cultural reserve is located,  the first in the country gained national status. Shevchenko's grave looks like a huge mound over the Dnipro river. There are 342 steps leading to the mount.

Kaniv was founded by Prince Yaroslav the Wise. Old Russian Cathedral of the Assumption, built by Prince of Kiev Vsevolod is still preserved, as well as the stone field - Sculpture Park.

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