Uzhgorod Rock garden is a small analogue of Volodymyrska Hill in Kiev. It is covered with remnants of natural of volcanic rocks. The monument dedicated to painters Bokshay and Erdeli who were founders of Transcarpathian School of Art is situated there. A monument was installed in 1999 in honor of the City Day – 1106 years. An artificial yellow...
In mid-April Uzhgorod is painted in pink with cherry blossoms. This event brings tourists from all around the world. During this time Uzhhorod holds the traditional festival "Sakura Fest", with various art exhibitions, fairs and art performances of Transcarpathian musicians.
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...
Uzhgorod Bati passage was built in 1927 – 1929, during the period of the Czechoslovak authority. The passage was named after Slovak shoe king Bati. There was built "Palace of Bati" from the side of Theater Square , on the first floor there was a big brand shoe store and on the next floors there were repair workshops.  Along...
Built as a monastery to educate Basilian monks and Ukrainian children, the building was designed by Uzhgorod architect Ernest Kovosh. Its facade overlooks the street, and originally had four-storey central and three-storey side parts, which contained so-called Hanging Gardens. This was the tallest building in Uzhgorod until World War II. Since 1947, it has been a part of Uzhgorod State...
The building was constructed in XVII century (1668). First military barracks housed in this building and since the late XVIII century - Uzhgorod Gymnasium. In 1915 the City trade school was launched there, and since 1920 - the State Trading Academy. Continuing the tradition of 40's of the XX century, there today Uzhgorod continues to operate a commercial college...
After joining Subcarpathian Rus to Czechoslovakia, the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic decided to build a new modern area to enhance the prestige of Uzhgorod as the main city of the region. In October 1921 it was developed and published technical specifications for the construction of a new quarter - of Small Halahova with the participation of the government...
Uzhgorod Synagogue was built as a Jewish choral synagogue of the Ashkenazi orthodox community in Uzhgorod. It was designed by architects Gyula Papp and Ferenc Szabolcs in Neo-Moorish style, which intertwines Byzantine and Arab-Moroccan motifs. It opened in 1904. Currently, the building is used by the Transcarpathian Regional Philharmonic Society, founded in 1946. In 1974, one of the best stage...
This is a gastronomic festival with a variety of cultural and entertainment programs that combines Transcarpathian and Ukrainian traditions with modern trends. The name of the festival - "Palachinta" – comes from the Hungarian «Palacsinta», which in Transcarpathian dialect means "pancake". The festival program includes: * folk festivities, concert programs, fun entertainment and contests *surprises for children * prizes for the brave who...
Transcarpathian Regional Museum of Art named after Bokshay is one of cultural and art centers in Transcarpathian region. It was named after Ukrainian painter – Joseph Bokshay (1891-1975). A prerequisite for foundation of the museum was in June 1945, when several rooms in Uzhgorod castle were given to for the exposition of former Zemska Art Gallery. They opened for...