Linden alley is a park-monument of artistic landscaping of local importance in Ukraine. In 1928 Czech botanists collected and planted different varieties of linden tree here, which is why the alley blooms all throughout summer. The Alley is located on the right bank of the river Uzh and its length is 2.2 km. The Alley has about 300 lindens,...
Uzhgorod is located at an altitude of about 120 meters above sea level at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains on the river Uzh. The area of the city is 41.56 km². It strenches 12 km from north to south and 5 km from east to west. Uzhgorod‘s highest point is Mount Velyka Daibovetska at 224m. The green areas...
Uzhgorod’s Laudon arboretum was founded in 1886 and is named in honor of its founder, Ishtvan Laudon, a professor of the Uzhgorod gymnasium. The park contains about 20 species of trees. Here you’ll find trees from North and South America and Asia. There are also examples of the oldest tree species - ginkgo and also magnolia, swamp cypress, yew,...
Pidzamkoviy Park was begun in the middle of the 16th century. In the early 1870s, this area was called Széchenyi Park, after the famous public and political figure. During the time that Uzhgorod and Transcarpathia were part of Czechoslovakia, the stadium of the Sports Club "Rus" was built. Soon after, a municipal swimming pool was construced in the park....
Located on the left bank of the city (the “New Town”), the first written record of this area dates back to 1631. This part of town has developed slowly, as it always suffered from sudden floods. It was only in the 18th century that the local government began making an effort to protect the river’s banks in this area....
In the nineteenth century this area was called Trade Square. In 1990, it was renamed after the Hungarian poet and revolutionary Shandor Petofi. On July 11, 1847 he was on his way to his lover, who lived in Transylvania and stopped overnight in Uzhgorod. The night spent at the hotel "Black Eagle" (Petofi Sq., 20), and his impressions of...
Uzhgorod University’s Botanic Garden is one of the best gardens in Ukraine and was created on the territory of two fruit-nut orchards in 1948. Its total area is 4.5 hectares. Here, more than three thousand species of plants grow, including not only local Transcarpathian, but hundreds of different species of tropical and subtropical varieties. It has more than 1,200...