What to do and see in Kherson, Kherson Oblast: The Best Places and Tips

Kherson (Ukrainian: Херсо́н, Ukrainian pronunciation: [xɛrˈsɔn]) is a city in southern Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Kherson Oblast (province), and is designated as a city of oblast significance. Kherson is an important port on the Black Sea and Dnieper River, and the home of a major ship-building industry. Population: 294,941 (2015 est.)

1. Fabrika

Zalaeherseh St, 18, Kherson, Ukraine Shopping, Shopping Malls
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4.5 based on 61 reviews

Fabrika

Reviewed By alejandroz292 - Miami, FloridaMiami, Florida

Only Shopping Mall in Kherson

This is the only shopping mall that resembles what you find in other places. There are many shops, restaurants, cinema, attractions and things to do. Always very busy

2. St. Catherine's Cathedral

Perekopska vul. 13, Kherson 73002, Ukraine Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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5 based on 36 reviews

St. Catherine's Cathedral

Reviewed By yavuzIstanbul - istanbulistanbul

A nice active church!

One of the nicer churches of Kherson.Good to see locals worshipping.Easy to get to by walking.You can withness on going services.18 th century building with some so so frescoes.

3. Park of Glory (Park Slavy)

Druzhby vul. 6, Kherson 73003, Ukraine Nature & Parks
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4 based on 45 reviews

Park of Glory (Park Slavy)

Reviewed By KhersonGirls - Kherson Ukraine/Orlando FloridaKherson Ukraine/Orlando Florida

Military row

A large monument and soviet tank still exist in Kherson. You can also see a new monument to the ukraine/Russia war. A nice view of the river and local LIbary

4. Monument to the Shipbuilders

Oktyabrskaya Sq., Kherson 73009, Ukraine Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
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4.5 based on 24 reviews

Monument to the Shipbuilders

Reviewed By normandic - GroningenGroningen

Nice monument at the end of the mainstreet.

The monument is located where the mainstreet meets the river Dnieper. From the monument you have an excellent view over the river and a part of the port. An excellent place to visit if you have a walk through Kherson.

5. Kherson Regional Local Lore Museum

Sobornaya (Lenina) St. 9, Kherson 73009, Ukraine Museums, Natural History Museums
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4.5 based on 14 reviews

Kherson Regional Local Lore Museum

Reviewed By Carpetblogger - Nice, FranceNice, France

A complete overview of the local region, for Ukrainian/Russian Speakers

Some of these local museums are hit or miss, but this one offers a very complete overview of the local environment, which, given that Kherson is on huge estuary, is very rich. Like all good Soviet museums, it has a lot of taxidermy and not all of it is de

6. Kherson Regional Art Museum

Sobornaya st., 34, Kherson, Ukraine Museums, Shopping, Specialty Museums, Art Galleries More
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4.5 based on 10 reviews

Kherson Regional Art Museum

Reviewed By daisylouwho - Copperas Cove, TexasCopperas Cove, Texas

Lovely museum, intriguing artwork, different than you'd see in Western Europe

Really loved the artwork from the Soviet and post-Soviet Era by the same artists. It was intriguing to see the freedom they felt when the fear of censorship was lost and you could really see a different in the artwork. It is not huge so it really is possi

7. Urban CAD

Ilyushi Kulika st., 26, Kherson 73000, Ukraine Traveler Resources, Conference & Convention Centers
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4.5 based on 2 reviews

Reviewed By bilenko

Отличные летние вечера

Для нашего города культурное пространство, где можно не только посидеть и пообщаться,но и послушать живую музыку, отведать мясо с гриля ...это просто сказка.Организаторы , просто очень-очень круто используют территорию бывшего завода. Вкусная уличная еда,

8. Ochakovskiye Gates of Kherson Fortress

Perekopska vul. 13, Kherson 73002, Ukraine Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins
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4 based on 23 reviews

Ochakovskiye Gates of Kherson Fortress

Reviewed By 155marcp - Golfe-Juan Vallauris, FranceGolfe-Juan Vallauris, France

The doors of the Kherson fortress

In 18th century, it was the only way for strangers to enter in the city. Some parts of the fortress wall are also still there.

9. Gidropark

| Mikrorayon Ostrov, Kherson, Ukraine Water & Amusement Parks, Water Parks
Excellent
33%
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3.5 based on 3 reviews

Gidropark

Reviewed By Y2348CC_ - Kherson, UkraineKherson, Ukraine

Замечательное место для отдыха

Привет всем, расскажу вам немного об этом гидропарке. Если Вы в Херсоне и у вас появилось свободное время, советую посетить это прекрасное место, здесь есть все для спокойного и активного отдыха, прекрасный чистый речной пляж, есть различные площадки для

10. Lebedinoye Lake

Richchya Zhovtnya St., 40, Kherson 73000, Ukraine Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
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2.5 based on 2 reviews

Lebedinoye Lake

Reviewed By antarioarmate - Kherson, UkraineKherson, Ukraine

Жемчужина Херсона – Лебединое озеро

Многие годы Лебединое озеро, расположенное в нынешнем парке «Херсонская крепость», считалось сердцем и душой Херсона. С огромным удовольствием веселыми компаниями и целыми семьями горожане проводили время у воды, наслаждались прохладой под раскидистыми ив

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