Ivano-Frankivsk

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Once a medieval fortress, this elegant highly Europeanized town serves as a superb starting point for ventures into the Carpathians.

Ivano-Frankivsk is a historic city located in the western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast. Built in the mid 17th century as a private fortress of the Polish Potocki family, with the partition of Poland in 1772 Ivano-Frankivsk was passed to the Habsburg Empire, after which it became the property of the State authorities of the Austrian Empire. It was during that time that the fortress was transformed into one of the most prominent cities at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Main attractions of the city include the main square, Shevchenko Park, Holy Resurrection Cathedral, and the surrounding nature.
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