Tag: UNESCO World Heritage List
Saint Sophia Cathedral
The history of Saint Sophia Cathedral. The cathedral was founded by Grand Prince Yaroslav the Wise and built between 1037 and 1044 on the site of a victorious battle where Kyivans defeated the Pechenegs (Asian nomadic tribes). Its name comes from t ...
The history of Chernivtsi. Chernivtsi is the historic center of Bukovina, located on the banks of the River Prut. It is a relatively young city; the first written reference is from the early 15th century. Since then, it has belonged to the Moldavian ...