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Chernihiv, located in the north of Central Ukraine, is one of the most ancient and most interesting cities of Ukraine known in the world primarily for its sacred Christian temples created over 1000 year's history of the city and being invaluable treasure of Ukrainian people.
Buses (marshrutky 18UAH) leave from Kiev's Lisova Metro station when they are full, usually every 15 to 20 minutes.
In the medieval times Chernihiv located in the North of Ukraine at a distance of 150 km from the city of Kyiv, was the second significant center of the ancient Rus' state. Five temples, the gems of ancient Rus' art, came down to us almost intact from the times of Kyivan Rus' state.
Contemporary Chernihiv, a charming provincial city-museum, abundant in parks and vegetation, containing functioning monasteries and temples, miracle making icons of Our Lady and relics of saints, is a sacred site of Orthodoxy.
A one-day trip to Chernihiv offers a sightseeing tour including the visit to Detinets, the ancient center of the city, Our Savior Transfiguration, Sts. Boris and Gleb's, Assumption Cathedrals, St. Elijah's and Good Friday Churches known as the gems of ancient Rus' architecture, masterpieces of Ukrainian Baroque Holy Trinity Monastery, St. Catherine's Church, Collegium as well as St. Anthony's caves.
There is a Potato House on "Prospekt Mir" which serves "Euro-Mexican."