From 1902-1907 the building housed a Christian educational institution for girls: the Roman Catholic Lyceum of St. Gizella. According to Hungarian history, St. Gizella was the wife of the first Hungarian king, Stephen I, who baptized Hungary. During Soviet rule, a music school was created in the building and the sculpture of St. Gizella, the symbol of the building,...
Fentsyk Square is one of the most imposing places in Uzhgorod. Its construction began in the middle of the 19th century. Here, almost every building is of historical significance. At the far eastern end of the square stands the largest and most beautiful Jewish synagogue of Transcarpathia. Next to it, on the bank of the river Uzh, is one of...
Dominated by the regional administration building at one end, since 1999 the square has been decorated with a large statue of Ukraine’s national poet, Taras Shevchenko. In 2001 a grass lawn was installed, with lights. In 2011 a fountain was re-installed. On the left side of the square, there’s a rose garden and right behind it is the building...
Next to the Cathedral is the Episcopal Palace, which is an imposing historical and architectural monument of 18th century Uzhgorod. The plan of the palace is L-shaped, with two octagonal towers at the top. The western facade is decorated with a portico and a stucco coat of arms of Bishop Bachynskyi. The history of the Episcopal Palace is inseparable from...
Bat’a Passage was built in 1927-1927, during the period when Uzhgorod and Transcarpathia were part of the Czechoslovakian Republic. It’s named after the Slovakian shoe manufacturer Bat’a. From the side of Theatre Square according to his vision the “Bat’a Palace” was built. On its lower floors there was a large shoe store, and on the upper floors, shoe repair...
Uzhgorod Castle has everything: history, legend, mystery, sculptures and museums. It’s a great place for taking photos, romance and love. It is first mentioned in the 10th century. The complex has a regional museum, which holds permanent exhibitions depicting history, culture, war, household items, traditions and life in general. On the other hand, the unique “torture chamber” and secret labyrinths...