The Carpathians

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A nominal historic region in western Ukraine, which unites Lemkivshchyna, Boykivshchyna and Hutsulshchyna - the habitats of mountain ethnic groups of Ukrainians. Here are the highest mountain ranges in Ukraine, a large number of reserves, nature and landscape parks, popular tourist routes, ski and balneological resorts. The Carpathians are a place where many authentic crafts are preserved. Here, local people bake cheese and bread according to original recipes, sew traditional clothing and make musical instruments.

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Tomnatyk. “Pamir” Radar

The remains of the station with a code name "Pamir".

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Tomnatyk. “Pamir” Radar

5 white domes are hiding in Bukovyna Carpathians. They were providing control over air border of the USSR. The remains of the station with code name "Pamir" are still crowning the top of Tomnatyk mountain on the border with Romania.

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Verkhniy Yalovets

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Vorokhta viaduct

Vorokhta viaduct is a bridge built of massive stone blocks at the end of the 19th century. Take a look at its panorama from the bird's eye view.

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Vorokhta

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The Carpathian narrow gauge train

The Carpathian narrow gauge train in Vyhoda is one of four operating lines in Ukraine. The train that transported timber from the mountains for more than 100 years got a name of “Carpathian tram” in 2003 and now transports tourists. Learn more from our story: http://ukrainer.net/karpatskyj-tramvaj

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Vyhoda

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