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Hortitsa Island, Zaporizhzhya
(4.6/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Nature and history blend together at Hortitsa Island, filled with birds, rich flora, and historical sights like the extensive museum of Cossack culture. Measuring some 3,000 hectares (7,500 acres), the site contains archeological evidence of life dating back 35,000 years. Stroll along the paths and be sure to visit the 30 m (100 ft) cliff at the north end of the island. A large portion of the site holds exhibits on Zaporizhian Cossacks; you can see over 30,000 items dedicated to their history and culture. Use our Zaporizhzhya itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Hortitsa Island and other attractions in Zaporizhzhya.
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  • I visit the resturant and museum. Museum much better to visit at the summer and not in the winter. Quite cool anyway but I can imagine a lot more activity in the summer. Resturant was very cozy and gr...  more »
  • Came in the evening and in the cold autumn weather. But even that is not marred positive emotions and impressions. Very clean, large area for walks, many historical monuments. Gorgeous view! Highly recommend as lovers of nature walks, family groups, and with a view to exploring our history.
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  • I enjoyed the visit. I have been there to visit a stable, and I was impressed by the place and people cordiality. A break from the gray Ukraine