Chernivtsi Sightseeing Tour

{gallery /}We invite you to visit Chernivtsi Sightseeing Tour in our comfortable city of Chernivtsi, “Little Vienna”, to walk in the parks and squares, to enjoy its cultural heritage with architectural masterpieces of the Habsburg epoch, to see the national wealth of the city residents of various ethnic groups.

Duration of the tour: 4 hours

Additional Information: During the Chernivtsi Sightseeing Tour there may be optional stops including picturesque places for rest, coffee pauses on the cosy cafe verandas and souvenir shops visiting.

You can book the Chernivtsi Sightseeing Tour via 

or via the telephone number: +380503742753

Chernivtsi sightseeing tour

You will discover the history of the European city which is situated on the spot where the roads from Europe and Asia cross each other. It’s a tiny capital of Europe, where Sunday began with Shubert to end with a duel, where the pavement was swept with bouquets of roses and one could find more bookstalls than taverns.

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You will learn the preconditions for the transformation of a provincial town of Bukovyna to the eastern outpost of the Austrian Empire, the history of squares’ and streets’ foundation, familiarize yourself with architectural masterpieces, which absorbed the beauty of different cultural styles of several epochs.

Chernivtsi sightseeing tour

You will step aboard the deck of a ship on which people of different nationalities and religions sail in the waves of everyday life. They always sail in peace and harmony. Chernivtsi is like mini-Europe. It is a dream of Europe. Our peaceful city-ship has hospitable gates on its coat of arms wide open. It always heads on between the East and the West, as an example of community and tolerance.

Chernivtsi sightseeing tour

Chernivtsi belongs to one of those rare cities of Ukraine, which no doubt has its own unique atmosphere. Perhaps due to this very atmosphere Chernivtsi gave the world such a wonderful literature school and showed an example of a rare mixture of such interesting and at the same time different cultures.

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Our excursion starts from the Central Square of Chernivtsi.Chernivtsi sightseeing tour

This square was founded in 1787. There used to be seven hotels. Seven streets diverge like sunbeams in different directions from the square. Seven states in different times changed out their flags here.

The building of the Museum of Fine Arts together with the City Hall enrich the Central Square with their special histories and interesting fates.

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Olha Kobylianska Street

There is an exhibition hall of European architectural styles in front of you. The legend of cleanliness in Kobylianska Street lives on. Some old residents remember Herrengasse washed several times a day with soapy water. Herrengasse was not only an address but also a sign of elitism and high standing.

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On our way down from O. Kobylianska Street, there is the Armenian Catholic Church – an amazing construction of Joseph Hlavka. The Armenian community of our city made out an order to build it. Nowadays the Organ Hall of the regional Philharmonic Society takes place there. Unique acoustics and inner decoration of the hall help to leave the unforgettable impression of Sunday concerts of organ and chamber music performed by foreign and Ukrainian virtuosi.

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 Ruska Street is the next stage of our excursion in Chernivtsi. Here we can see monumental Christian shrines: Greek-Catholic Church of the Dormition of the Virgin and St. Nicolas Cathedral.

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Turkish Well Square

One can totally admire the atmosphere of Chernivtsi 200 years ago, before the Austrian Empire came into power, in this square. Historical monuments and architecture introduce the Turkish stage of life in our city. A little away from our route is situated Jesuit Church in its beauty with special architectural traditions of such kind of constructions and inner decoration of the temple.

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The symbol of our city is a mysterious ship-house, the prototype of Chernivtsi - next, on the route.

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It was a ship of delight with Ukrainian crew, German officers and Jewish passengers aboard. Flying the Austrian flag it headed on between the East and the West.

Not far from here is our next stop during our Chernivtsi Sightseeing Tour:

Filarmonia Square used to be Flour Square.

The building of the Regional Philharmonic Society witnessed the tours of the world famous stars of the 19-20th centuries: Fedor Shaliapin, Enrico Karuzo, Solomia Krushelnytska, Artur Rubinstein, Mykola Lysenko and other famous figures of the world art. The building of the former hotel Bristol, situated in the Filarmonia Square, remained the traces of its previous magnificence.

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The next stage of Chernivtsi Sightseeing Tour is one of the most beautiful squares of Chernivtsi – Theatre Square.

Chernivtsi sightseeing tour Located in the neighborhood the Kobylianska Music and Drama Theatre and the Jewish Peoples House stand out as architectural gems against other constructions framing the square. Each of the buildings situated here has its ancient history and compliments the integral architectural ensemble of the Theatre Square.

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The final stage of our excursion is the visiting card of our town – an architectural ensemble of the Residence of Metropolitans.

Nowadays the complex is in the list of UNESCO world heritage. Today the Chernivtsi National University named after Yuriy Fedkovych takes place here.

Chernivtsi sightseeing tour

We are going to find out more about the history of this unusual construction. We will be able to evaluate the uniqueness and monumentality of the creation of the genius Czech architect, president of Prague Academy of Arts, Joseph Hlavka.

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Duration of the tour: 4 hours

Additional Information: During the Chernivtsi Sightseeing Tour there may be optional stops including picturesque places for rest, coffee pauses on the cosy cafe verandas and souvenir shops visiting.

You can book the Chernivtsi Sightseeing Tour via 

or via the telephone number: +380503742753

Do not miss the opportunity to see the most beautiful and to hear the most interesting about our city!