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Sofiyivka Park

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Address: 12A Kyivska St, Uman 20300, Ukraine
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+380 4744 36319
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Arboretum Sofiyevka Park in Uman from Kiev
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Amazing park

This excursion i will remember for a long time. It was the most interesting tour where I was. When we entered here, we saw a lot of trees. Our guided tours led us to the lake, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Alla V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This excursion i will remember for a long time. It was the most interesting tour where I was. When we entered here, we saw a lot of trees. Our guided tours led us to the lake, and we were amazed by that beautiful nature. The birds sang and the squirres played in the trees. We walked in the park and... More 

Thank Alla V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Very big and beautiful park with a lot of statues, sculptures, waterfalls and stones. Definitely worth a visit, does not matter what season it is. I recommend to take a guided excursion, as there is an interesting story behind its creation and there is a lot of hidden meaning in the different parts of the park, which become clear only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

For sure it is one of the most amazing garden-parks that I've ever seen! Ukrain can be very much proud of! We were there on the 25th of October. Autumn is so beautiful and you realize it there. My advice would be to go there one of the other season day (actually, and winter, and spring, and sommer)

Thank Valeriya B
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Sophiyivska park was an absolutely beautiful way to spend a day trip from Kyiv (or Odessa, or Dnipro, etc.). Depending on your outlook, it could be considered overcrowded or lively. I fell into the latter category on my visit and I delighted in the lively and excited crowds of Ukrainian, Polish, and even Russian tourists that joined me in touring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I mean what more can i say- I planned this trip after seeing the pictures online....practiced my proposal of course in Russian/Ukrainian but when the correct moment arrived.... we were all alone on one of the trails..anyway got on one knee and she said YES which is all that matters... ring too big so I got my second chance to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Nice park, where you can rent a boat and visit underground river. Big amount of nice trees and other green plants are there, fresh air, lakes and so on -- awesome nature in one word. Also, don.t forget to take some food for dinner, coz there is no place to get normal meal there. You can find big amount of... More 

2 Thank Alex J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing park! Beautiful and tragic love story of the owners. Rich collection of the trees and herbs. Make a boat trip on underground river! It was something!

2 Thank Kritharidou
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Sofiyivska Park is must visit while visiting Uman. It is interesting park and wonderful story involved with this park. So be there and see and feel the beauty.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

In good weather that's what you need to see with a good bus drive along the alleys and a small picnic on the lawn among the statues and perfect nature

2 Thank Екатерина К
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Such park is very interesting. It is unusual for Ukraine and remind me more Irish parks. Count Pototskiy built it for Sofia. It explains the name. There are many interesting places but the most fascinating is underground river with a boat service. I think it is one of the longest such a things in Europe. Welcome everybody!

2 Thank Sergiy M

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