Dominican Church, L'viv (Lviv), Ukraine Lviv was once described as an undiscovered pearl of Europe. It has a very long history reflected in its architecture and way of life. Unlike many other cities of Ukraine, Lviv survived almost unscathed in WW2 and was spared by the Soviet government that left and preserved numerous architectural landmarks in the city.
Hotyn Castle, Ukraine. Constructed started 1325 and the castle is located on territory that was historically northern Bessarabia, an region that split in 1940 between Ukraine and Moldova. Legend says the dark spot on the the wall of the castle is from Oksana, who was buried alive in the wall.