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Sumy citizens are very proud of their Altanka!

I like the little park surrounding it but for me, the Altanka is just a pretty gazebo in a pretty... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Colin P
25 days in Sumy

lovely area , in the center of Sumy , well worth a visit . 255 days without a drop of rain , perfect

Reviewed 8 December 2017
david t
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8 Dec 2017
“25 days in Sumy”
9 Jan 2018
“Sumy citizens are very proud of their Altanka!”
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Pokrovskaya Sq., Sumy, Ukraine
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I like the little park surrounding it but for me, the Altanka is just a pretty gazebo in a pretty park. I've tried to find out from the locals what makes this so special for them but it appears there is no historical significance, they...More

Thank Colin P
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

lovely area , in the center of Sumy , well worth a visit . 255 days without a drop of rain , perfect

Thank david t
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Altanka is very beautiful. It's now white and very pretty, also historical - it's from the 19th century! You should definitely take a photo in there!

Thank Sofia R
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

The Altanka is an attractive structure in a park in the middle of Sumy. Good background for a picture.

1  Thank bcs488
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great place to walk through, blotted by the lower starting point of MacDonalds and by the fact that many Ukrainians think MacDonalds is a typical Scottish restaurant, and to make even worse think Trump is Scottish. But the music of the many buskers the tinkling...More

1  Thank Bill A
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

This arbor is much more one of the city symbol rather then place to rest. However, recently old piano painted in national colors appeared inside, so kids enjoy playing their first music there. According to the legend, this arbor was built without any nails -...More

Thank Den_Talstoy
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

being a most famous symbol of a town and located in very center on the theater square hardly you can miss it :) veeeery nice at night when lighted with fairy lights

Thank gurunaky
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

It's a wonderful piece of architecture in the center of the city. It is certainly worth seeing. Right behind the Altanka is the city's historical museum.

1  Thank RSGrosse1
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Reviewed 23 October 2014

It is symbol of the town,I like it.From polish it is translated like "open terrace". Altanka was built nearly 1900,since that time was reconstructed several times and changed its color.

2  Thank Alla P
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