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Zaporozhye is one of those cities where on every street you can see memorable architectural buildings and various historically important sights. To understand what our city lives, it is worthwhile to visit especially significant places. There are a lot of them and we will describe the most interesting, which is convenient to get from our hotel “Venice” on the Embankment.
We recommend to visit in Zaporozhye
Khortytsya is the most popular place on the Dnieper. This island is located right in the middle of Zaporozhye. When it was a reliable fortress, where wandering tribes and settlers could find shelter. The island of Khortytsia is one big sight and a huge reserve. Here you can visit Zaporozhye Sich – a copy of the present Cossack camp. It was here that their state center was founded. If you are interested in knowing more about how our ancestors lived, then on the territory of the island there is the National Historical and Cultural Reserve and the Museum of the History of the Ukrainian Cossacks.
To get to the island of Khortitsa, which is visible from the windows of our hotel, by public transport, you need to get to the bus stop. Metallurgists and make a transfer to a fixed-route taxi in the direction of the Khortitsky microdistrict. If you will leave the Embankment, the road will take about half an hour. By car, you can get to the island in 15 minutes through the bridge to them. Preobrazhensky, which is visible from the embankment of the highway from the hotel “Venice”.
Retro Cars Museum Phaeton
If you like vintage cars, then look in the museum of retro cars along Vyborgskaya street, 8. It is a unique museum where a private collection of vehicles of the last century is collected. All cars are restored and are in working order, repeatedly participated in motor rallies.
To go to the museum from the embankment by public transport, you need to get to the street. Victory and from there choose the route leading to the Ukrgrafit plant. The whole journey takes 30-40 minutes.
Zaporozhye oak is a nature monument, which was only 700 years old. It is famous for the fact that more than one century was the center of pilgrimage for many peoples and religions. The exact age was not established, but it is believed that this oak is mentioned by the writers of the times of the emperors. Not far from it is the Church of the Intercession and an area for theatrical performances.
Departing from the embankment you need to get to the street. Victory, therefrom change to the fixed-route taxi No. 92 and get off at St. Surikov. Duration of the journey is approximately 1 hour.
The Dnieper Hydroelectric Power Plant dam
DneproGES is a unique hydrotechnical structure of the times of the USSR. One of the largest hydroelectric power plants in Europe. Here you can appreciate the beautiful scenery of Khortitsa, the right and left banks of the Dnieper. Also a museum is opened, where you can see the exposition about the construction of a hydroelectric power station.
To get to the dam on public transport from the hotel Venice can be for 2-30 minutes. From the embankment you need to get to the Blvd. Shevchenko, and then change to a fixed-route taxi in the direction of Metallurgov Prospect.
Railway for children
Zaporozhye Children’s Railway is one of the largest and most original in Ukraine. If you come with children, do not take the time to visit this wonderful entertainment complex. At the moment the length of the station reaches 9.4 km. Rolling in a cozy car, you can visit the terrarium, aquarium, zoo and winter garden. All this is on the territory of the complex.
If you leave from the street. The waterfront, the road will take about 35-40 minutes. You need to get to the Blvd. Shevchenko and from there to take any minibus that goes to the micro district “Yuzhnyy”. It takes 15 minutes by car or taxi.
Voznesenovsky Park is the most picturesque and romantic place in the city. This is an open green area near the cascade of fountains “Rainbow”. There are a lot of attractions, a pond, fountains, “The Bridge of Lovers”, the alley of newlyweds and much more.
You can get here on foot in 5 minutes from our hotel “Venice” along the embankment of the highway.
On this list of attractions of our city is far from exhausted. Hotel Venice will continue to acquaint guests of the city of Zaporozhye with the memorable, tourist and interesting locations of our city on the pages of the site venecia-hotel.com.ua.