Ukraine - Eastern Ukraine (PDF Chapter)
This is the Eastern Ukraine chapter from Lonely Planet's Ukraine guidebook.
Ukraine’s east isn’t all about slag heaps, oligarchs and high-ranking kleptocrats. It also includes places that are key to understanding Ukraine, such as the Zaporizhska Sich, Gogol’s Poltava region and Unesco-listed Chernihiv. Even Ukraine’s second city Kharkiv has its moments, as do dynamic Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk.
- dip in and out of ancient churches and monasteries in sleepy Chernihiv
- go full circle in pursuit of Ukrainian literary heritage on the Gogol Circuit
- don your widest trousers and grow a ponytail to visit the Cossacks on Khortytsya Island in Zaporizhzhya
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Chernihiv, Myrhorod, Poltava. Kharkiv, Donetsk, Sviatohirsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhya.
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