The sightseeing tour of Uzhhorod “Charm of the Ancient City” always fascinates guests with its European charm. The official history of the city is over 1,100 years old, making Uzhhorod one of the oldest cities in our country. The history of the city of Ungvar (the old name of Uzhhorod) is the history of the Kingdom of Hungary, the Austrian Empire and the Czechoslovak Republic, and each era left its mark on the appearance of the city.
Tour of Uzhgorod… Walking through the old streets, you will be transported to different historical eras, discover unknown pages of European history and an amazing combination of architecture of different times and styles. Uzhgorod Castle, open-air museum “Stare Selo”, Korzo Street, Khrestovozdvizhenskyi Greek-Catholic Cathedral, Palace of Bishops, Hasidic Synagogue, Linden Alley, Czech Quarter (Sakura Quarter) – this and much more will definitely interest you, adding new, bright colors of discoveries.
A tour of ancient Uzhhorod will invariably bring many new discoveries and bright, positive impressions. Here, every street, every house breathes antiquity, and underfoot are old cobblestones from the Czech or Austrian period. And this is not surprising, because the official history of the city is more than 1100 years old. The city impresses with a variety of architectural styles: Gothic, Baroque, Secession, Constructivism, Renaissance… And all this diversity, as a whole, constitutes a single architectural ensemble of Uzhgorod. You are waiting for a walk along the ancient street of Corzo, which in translation from Italian slang means “place for a walk”, justifying its name. Koryatovych Square, formerly known as “Rynkova”, has been famous for its market days since ancient times, because as early as 1380, the king of Hungary granted the city the honorary right to hold royal fairs.
Program of a sightseeing tour of Uzhhorod:
– Tour of the historical center of Uzhhorod:
Market Square, Korzo Street, Hasidic Synagogue, Pedestrian Bridge over the Uzh River, Sandor Petefa Square, Linden Alley, Czech Quarter, Rock Garden, Roman Catholic Church of St. George (XVIII century), St. Gisella’s House, Greek Catholic Cathedral and Residence bishops (XVIII century), Empress Maria Theresia Square, mini-sculptures and Uzhgorod cafes.
– Uzhgorod Castle (IX-VII centuries). Transcarpathian Museum of Local Lore.
– Transcarpathian Museum of Folk Architecture and Life – open-air museum.