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Teatralnyi maidan (Theatre square)
Ukraine

Lutsk is both the centre of the region and its capital. Totally destroyed and burnt twice (in 1240 and 1500), in 1249 European monarchs began to gather there and it “settled” on European maps as Luchesk the Great. Having attracted numerous Catholic orders – the Dominicans, the Jesuits, the Sharits, the Brigids, the Carmelites, the city acquired the moniker “Little Rome of the East”. Its unique attraction is “underground Lutsk”, where approximately four floors below ground an “entire city under the city” several kilometres long is located. In the centre of the modern city Saint Trinity Cathedral (1752-1755), once property of the Catholic Bernandines monastery, stands proudly. From here Lesi Ukrainky Street with its numerous old houses, shops, coffee-houses and “Krainia Khata” (authentic art gallery) leads you to the “Stare Misto” (Old City) Historic and Cultural Reserve.

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Tags: ukraine; volyn; lutsk; square; Майдан; Луцьк; Україна
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