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List of World Heritage Sites in Ukraine

Officially, there are seven World Heritage Sites sites in Ukraine. Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra are registered as one entry; however, they are traditionally shown as two separate sites.


  • Cultural 1
  • Natural 2
  • Tentative List 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5


No. Image Name Location Time of creation Time listed Ranking UNESCO Categories
Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings Kiev 11th century 1990 527 i, ii, iii, iv
Kiev Pechersk Lavra Kiev 1051 1990 527 i, ii, iii, iv
Lviv - the Ensemble of the Historic Centre Lviv 1256 1998 865 ii, v
Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans Chernivtsi 1864—1882 2011 1330 ii, iii, iv
Struve Geodetic Arc Khmelnytsky and Odessa Oblasts of  Ukraine*,  Estonia*,  Belarus*,  Finland*,  Latvia*,  Lithuania*,  Norway*,  Moldova*,  Russia*,  Sweden* 1816—1855 2005 1187 ii, iii, vi
Wooden tserkvas of Carpathian region in Poland and Ukraine Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Lviv Oblast, Zakarpattia Oblast of  Ukraine*,  Poland* 16th to 19th centuries 2013 1424 iii, iv
Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora Crimea 4th century BC 2013 1411 ii, iii, vi


No. Image Name Location Time of creation Time listed Ranking UNESCO Categories
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany
(Carpathian Biosphere Sanctuary, Uzhok National Nature Park)
Zakarpattia Region of  Ukraine*,  Germany*,  Slovakia*  — 2007 1133 ix

This UNESCO World Heritage Sites includes two biosphere reserves: Carpathian Biosphere Sanctuary and the southern half of East Carpathian Biosphere Reserve (Poloniny National Park and Uzhok National Park) as well some protected Presov areas in the eastern Slovakia.

Tentative List

Ukraine has fifteen submissions on the tentative list. One of the submissions is an extension of the existing site of Kiev's historical monuments. Mykolayiv Astronomical Observatory has been submitted in 2007, but in 2008 it has been resubmitted as a part of Astronomical Observatories of Ukraine

No. Image Name Location Time of creation Time submitted Reference UNESCO Category UNESCO Criteria
Historic Centre of Tchernihiv, 9th-13th centuries Chernihiv Region 907 1989 668 Cultural i, ii, iv
Taras Shevchenko Tomb and State Historical and Natural Museum - Reserve Cherkasy Region 1861 1989 672 Mixed ?
National Steppe Biosphere Reserve "Askaniya Nowa" Kherson Region 1874 1989 673 Natural x
Cultural Landscape of Canyon in Kamenets-Podilsk Kamianets-Podilskyi 14th century 1989 670 Cultural i, ii, iv
Dendrological Park "Sofijivka" Cherkasy Region 1796 2000 674 Mixed ?
Bagçesaray Palace of the Crimean Khans Crimea 16th century 2003 1820 Cultural i, iii, v, vi
Archaeological Site "Stone Tomb" Zaporizhia Region 7th century BC 2006 5075 Cultural iii, vi
Complex of the Sudak Fortress Monuments of the 6th-16th centuries Crimea 6th century 2007 5117 Cultural ii, iv, v
Astronomical Observatories of Ukraine Kiev, Mykolaiv, Odessa, Crimea 18th century 2008 5267 Cultural ii, iv, vi
Historic Center of the Port City of Odessa Odessa Region 1794 2009 5412 Cultural i, ii, iii, iv, v
St. Cyril's and St. Andrew's Church - (extension of Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra) Kiev 12th century – 1754 2009 5423 Cultural i, ii, iii, iv
Genoese Trade Ports at the Black Sea Crimea 2010 5575 Cultural ii, iv

See also

External links

  • Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List
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