Kharkiv, in Eastern Ukraine, is a city that around 1,400,000 people call home.
Kharkiv is located 400 miles (644 kilometers) northeast of Chisinau and 250 miles (402 kilometers) east of Kiev, the national capital.
Get a taste of local history by taking a tour of the Kharkov Historical Museum, one of the main history museums. Enjoy the center’s interesting displays and examine the ancient artifacts that are on show.
Public squares are great places to feel the pulse of a city; Victory Square in Kharkiv is certainly no exception. Bring a few friends and switch your smartphone to silent, this square is the place to spoil yourself for while.
The Monument to T.S. Shevchenko is the perfect attraction for those wishing to delve a little deeper into the Kharkiv area.