Chernivtsi (Ukrainian: Чернівці́, translit. Černivci [tʃɛrniu̯ˈtsʲi]; see also other names) is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Chernivtsi is the administrative center of Chernivtsi Oblast – the northern, Ukrainian part of the historical region of Bukovina.
Highlight of Chernivtsi is considered the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, designed in the classical style designed by the famous Austrian architect role. Cathedral impresses with its forms and grandeur despite his relatively young age - about 150 years. The history of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
The museum aims to acquaint the general public with the life, the history and the culture of the Bukovinian Jews. The task of the museum is to preserve the history of the Bukovinian Jews, to describe its main periods through 1941 and to recreate the atmosphere and the spirit of past eras.
Panoramic view of Chernivtsi from the Northeast, most likely the photo was taken from the Weinberggasse. In front and to the right the older parts of the city, the Untere Stadt (lower parts), dating back to the times of the Turkish Rule. In the back the modern parts of the city built in the 19th and 20th c.
- You can get to Chernivtsi by train either from Romania or from within Ukraine. The train from Kiev or Lviv is probably the best option as they are comfortable and cheap. 3 Chernivtsi-Pivnichna Railway station (Залізнична станція Чернівці-Північна), Zavods'ka str., 13 (NW 3km), ☎ +380 372 592423.
Polish House in Chernivtsi. The history of Polish community in Chernivtsi dates back to the late 18th century, when authorities of the Habsburg Empire encouraged Poles to move to Bucovina. By mid-19th century, several Polish organizations existed in the city, including Bratnia Pomoc and Czytelnia Polska.