Purpose: getting acquainted with the characteristics of the landscape and the places of Cossack settlements.
Cost: tour – UAH. (For a group of no more than 30 people.)
Equipment: suitable for movement on rugged terrain
|№||Inspection items||Information Blocks|
|1.||Start the tour||Guide is getting acquainted with tourists. Reporting in general terms about the objects and themes of the tour route.
|2.||Foot of Chernecha (Tarasova) Hill||General characteristics of the Shevchenko National Reserve and Taras Hill.|
|3.||Approach to the street Monastyrek||Emphasis on the geographical location of the area (Melanchin stream valley between Chernecha and Pilipenkova hills).
|4.||Pilipenkova mountain (you can climb to the mountain).||The history of names and archaeological finds (Zarubinetska culture). When lifting – description of panorama and visible significant objects.|
|5.||Monument to Ivan Podkova||Sightseeing of the monument. History of the Cossacks & of the Kanev Regiment, burial place of three Cossack hetmans in the vicinity of the hill (Ivan Podkova, Yakov Shah, Samiylo Koshka)|
|6.||A wooden cross at the spot of the desired place of resurgence of the Cossack Holy Virgin Intercession Church||History of the Cossack monastery & church connected with the historical name of the area. The issue of revival of the Church
|7.||“The luminaries trail”||Taras Hill Slope. The trail to the top, through which rose well-known personalities of Ukrainian & Russian literature and art.
|8.||Movement by Monastyrek street.||The story of the people who settled here from time immemorial. Ancient generations of local residents. Lifestyle features of people; attention is paid to the craft traditions, in particular to pottery. Homestead of one of the last potters Slyn’ko.
|9.||Visit of cemetery. Tomb of well-known Kobzar Alexey Chuprin and Gorbatyuk’s estates||Alex Chuprina several decades sang at the grave of Taras Shevchenko. Vladimir Gorbatyuk is modern Kobzar. Disclose the theme of “Kobzar at Taras’ Hill.”|
|10.||Grave of T.F.Bazilevich||More than 50 years Bazilevich has been the custodian of the Shevchenko memorial. With the forthcoming of the grave there was made resettlement initiative “Pantheon keepers of Tarasova Gora [Taras’ Hill]”|
|11.||. Upper and Lower Kelny||Hermite monks on the type of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra|
|12.||Topilo||Peculiar formation in the landscape surrounding countryside. The legend of a bygone underground areas.|
|13.||Return to the foot of Chernecha(Tarasova) Hill||Completion of the excursions. Final conclusions. Farewell of the guide to tourists.|