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...
In 2016 Uzhhorod revived its wine festival and presented the best samples of young Transcarpathian wine from that year’s harvest from renowned winemakers of the region. The new wine, due to its short period of fermentation, gives connoisseurs a unique taste and lightness. In addition to a wide range of wines at the festival, it will also feature Carpathian cuisine,...
Physics Faculty of Uzhgorod National University – is a building of a former Vasylian Monastery. At the very beginning of the XX century it was needed to build such a big monastery for Uzhgorod. The first and main monastery of St. Vasil the Great in our region was founded in the fourteenth century by Prince Fedor Koryatovych on Chernecha...
Pidgradska Street is situated in the historical part of Uzhgorod – under Castle Hill. The name of the street began to be used widely in XX century and related to the fact that there was the panorama of the ancient Uzhgorod Castle. Street leads from the Castle Park towards Koryatovicha Square. Formerly the Small Uzh flowed there, that crossed...
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...