Uzhgorod’s rock garden is a small analogue of Kyiv’s Volodymyr Hill. The rock garden is covered with remnants of natural volcanic rock. There is also a monument to artists Bokshai and Erdeli, founders of the Transcarpathian school of painting. The monument was installed in 1999 in honor of the city’s 1106th birthday. At the top of the garden there’s...
 The Transcarpathian Regional Music and Drama Theater was established according to the decision of the Council of People's Commissars of Transcarpathian Ukraine, it started to work from January 1, 1946 and started  its activity in November  7, 1946,  with the performance  «Under Chestnuts of Prague» of K. Simonov. Producers of the theater were Volodymyr Mahar, Hnat Ihnanovych, Hryhoriy Volovyk,...
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...
Crowds can expect fire performances from theatres from across Ukraine and beyond; Fire battles, gymnasts, acrobats and jugglers, as well as performances of music groups and lots of parties.
It is situated on the left bank of the city (New Town), the first written record of which dates from 1631. This part of the city was slowly developed, as constantly was suffering from floods. The regulation of the river Uzh banks began just in 18 century. Today this part of the embankment has the name of Orthodox, dedicated...
The Church of St. George is a 17th century Roman Catholic temple, built by the mayor of Uzhgorod George Druget, in place of a destroyed Lutheran temple. In the 18th century the temple was rebuilt in neo-Baroque style. One piece of the interior that deserves special attention is an unusual neo-Baroque altar (1895) – the work of painter Johann Lucas Kracker. I In 2000-2001, after...
The festival is hosted by "Lautari”, the regional association of Roma music culture. For the first time the festival was held in 1997 as a national jazz festival, and then in 1998, the festival gained international status. The Jazz Forum "Pop-Jazz-Fest" has been held in Uzhhorod for 19 years.
It was built in XVII century. There was a bakery on the first floor where baked a bread for Jews all over the region. Another part of the building was filled by classrooms of Jewish school for boys - The Jewish public school. Nowadays there is Biology Faculty of UzhNU. The history of Biology Faculty begins in 1945 –...
There was ecclesiastical girls' educational institution of the city - Roman Catholic Lyceum of St. Gizella            . According to the Hungarian history St. Gizella (985 - 1065) was the wife of the first Hungarian king Ishtvan I Saint (975 - 1038), who made Hungarians Christians. After death of Gizella’s husband she returned to motherland – Bayern, made monastic vows...
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...