The motivation for this type of recreation is the desire of the travelers to expand their horizons, get acquainted with the national culture of the region, its historical and architectural monuments, museums, cultural heritage and attractions of the region. This also includes travel, during which the person acquires the idea of music, theater, cinema, painting in the region and more.
In the cities of Mariupol, Sviatohirsk, Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and Bakhmut, which are included in the List of historical settlements of Ukraine, the traditional character of historical buildings has been preserved to this day.
This direction is represented by: Regional art and local lore museums, Dovkillya Museum (Oleksandro-Kalynove); museum of folk architecture and life in the open air in Prelesne Village; private museum-manor in Mayaky Village; The Forest Museum in Velykoandolskyi Reserve – the monument of local significance; Prokofiev Museum in Sontsivka Village; Nemirovich-Danchenko Museum – the monument of national importance in Neskuchne Village, Kuindzhi Museum in Mariupol, historical and architectural complex in Sviatohirsk, St. Nicholas Church in Druzhkivka.
|Dovkillya Ethnical Museum|
|Donetsk Region, Velyka Illinske Territorial Community, Oleksandro-Kalynove Village
|Dovkillya Museum is the folk ethno-museum in Donetsk Region, where about 2,000 exhibits and ancient household items are collected. Dovkillya Museum of Ukrainian Culture in Oleksandro-Kalynove Village is unique. It was created by the public organization “Eneida” in 2011. Represents the complex of 3 parts. It is the open-air museum (village yard), old authentic peasant house made of adobe with the setting in the middle and the premises of the old school in 2015, which is equipped with 4 halls with exhibits.
It consists of three complexes: the village bypass, the museum room and the old mazanka house.
Everyone is involved in environmental protection here: from the youngest to the oldest.
All this is the great example of public and experienced tourism, which can attract both local and foreign tourists.
|Museum of Folk Architecture and Life|
|Donetsk Region, Cherkasy Territorial Community, Prelesne Village, Shkilna Str., 2-A;
|One of the most significant monuments of Donetsk Region. The open-air complex consists of the rural courtyard of the 19th century – a windmill, house, barn, smithy, well, beehives, hall with samples of folk art of Slobozhanshchyna and the only museum of children’s art in Ukraine.|
|Донецька область, Курахівська ТГ, село Сонцівка, вул. Центральна, 2 а;
GPS: 48.05073, 37.19014
|Away from the big roads, in the middle of the small picturesque Sontsivka Village, there is Sergei Prokofiev Museum, which impresses with its unexpected sophistication and expositional integrity. Next to the museum, you will be greeted by the bronze maestro.
You will be able to learn about the composer’s childhood and years of study, his concert and creative activities at home and abroad. This is where you will be immersed in music; you will see Prokofiev’s “Wooden Book” – the unique artifact; read his “Diaries” – the real “book of life” of world culture; “charge” yourself with positivity, creativity and the will to create your own story.
|Donetsk Region, Velyka Novosilka Territorial Community, Neskuchne Village, Nemirovich-Danchenko Str., 46
GPS: 47.82197, 36.81291
|By opening the door of the memorial estate museum of Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko and Nikolai Korf, you will find yourself in the world of two great people: the playwright, writer, director and the outstanding figure of public education of the nineteenth century, the scientist and teacher. It is in this house that education and culture are forever combined. The 100-year-old chestnut tree will meet you near the building. In the expositions you will get acquainted with the evolution of the pen, sit at the desk of the 19th century; you will see rare theatrical and personal things.
Behind the walls of the museum, you will admire the landscapes of Neskuchnenskyi Forest and the river Mokri Yaly. You will feel not only the air that prompted our heroes to outstanding actions, but also the spirit of inspiration that fills this unique house.
|Velykoandolskyi Forest Museum|
|Donetsk Region, Olhinska Territorial Community, Hrafske Urban Settlement, Hraffa Str., 7
GPS: 47.67686, 37.42494
|Visit Velykoandolskyi Forest Museum, which preserves the unique history of production and scientific activities of several generations of foresters who gave us the first man-made forest in Europe. You will be greeted by veterans: fragrant spruces and 170-year-old oak; Scythian sculptures and giant trees are a symbiosis of incredible inspiration and hard work. You will be able not only to see numerous natural exhibits and dioramas, but also to sit on the age chair that fulfills cherished wishes; look into the eyes of the wild boar; find out what is hidden under the mysterious smile of the fox, what size the mammoth’s tooth is and what unique plants Velykoandolskyi Forest hides.|
|Sviatohirsk State Historical and Architectural Reserve (SSHAR)|
|Donetsk Region, Sviatohirsk Territorial Community, Sviatohirsk City, Zarichna Str., 3, bldg. No. 20
GPS: 49.02734, 37.56763
|In the picturesque area, at the foot of the mountains, which are called saints, is the important monument of history and culture of Ukraine – Sviatohirsk Historical and Architectural Reserve. The reserve is the whole complex where the memory of the unique cultural phenomenon formed on these lands more than half the century ago is preserved.|
|Houses with spires|
|Donetsk Region, Mariupol Territory Community, Mariupol, Kuindzhi Str., 35 and 48|
|It is difficult to imagine Mariupol without houses with spires. They attract not only city residents but also tourists with their aesthetics. Tall and architecturally rich buildings have the special status among all buildings in the city.
We invite you to get acquainted with them!
|A.I. Kuindzhi Art Museum|
|Donetsk Region, Mariupol Territory Community, Mariupol, Heorhiivska Str., 58;
GPS: 47.09353, 37.55079
|Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi Museum is the only one in Ukraine. The Art Museum was opened on October 29, 2010. His permanent exhibition tells about the wonderful world of life and work of the genius master of light of Mariupol Arkhip Kuindzhi. The museum exhibits both original works of the great artist and copies of his works.
In the cozy halls of the museum, visitors can also see exhibitions of paintings, graphics and arts and crafts.