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Path of Legends
Vodafone Ukraine and Poltava сity сouncil project
Find every lucky horseshoe and discover Poltava!

Poltava - a fairytale city, full of legends. One of them - about luck, that anyone who finds...

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Poltava - a fairytale city, full of legends. One of them - about luck, that anyone who finds a horseshoe on its path will receive. Horseshoe as tell Poltava citizens isn’t only a guardian, but a talisman which is sure to bring a good luck - a real success for years to come. For several hundred years, travelers who visit Poltava are searching for a horseshoe, to return home with confidence in their success. According to legend, anyone who wants to be lucky should pass Poltava, find the legendary path on which lucky horseshoes since Cossack times were left. And every traveler, if he will be realy attentive and careful, will certainly find all the horseshoes that bring good luck and the implementation of any courageous desires. In our time, the time of high technology and instant communication, it's hard to find a horseshoe on the road, lost by horse rider, but for those who believes in success is awaiting a reward. Poltava is always ready to meet the guests, so even today you will find success in Poltava. Go to the path of legends, and you will find all the horseshoes that are located on your way to success! Be confident and believe in your luck - it is waiting for you in Poltava!




«House of Poltava Nobility Assembly»Year of establishment: 1810Present designation: cinema-theatre named after I.P. KotlyarevskyiLocation: Sobornosti St. 31, Poltava city
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It is the main building of Poltava province nobility, so-called “membership club” where not only loud nobility balls are held but…

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It is the main building of Poltava province nobility, so-called “membership club” where not only loud nobility balls are held but significant arts and cultural events of the city and province. Moreover, it is the main public library of the city.
Central part of the building has three flours while the side part – two flours. The characteristic feature of the building is that on its central part top there is fretted coat of arms of Poltava of ХІХ century. It is the only building where the heraldic city symbol of provincial times is preserved. People famous today and in those times – composers Modest Musorgskyi, Petro Chaikovskyi, Serhii Rakhmaninov, Oleksandr Skriabin, singer Fedir Shaliapin performed in the House of Poltava Nobility Assembly. Famous artist Maria Bashkyrtseva who was born in Poltava region also exhibited her paintings there. Moreover, young Ivan Bunin performed his first public readings in this place.
In Soviet times in 20-30s of ХХ century the proletarian club named after Karl Marks was here. And in the nearby square there is a summer cinema-theatre.
Terrible events of the Second World War touched on the building – it was burned down in 1943. However, in 1947 it was reconstructed. Since that time and until today in the former House of Poltava Nobility Assembly there is a cinema-theatre named after I.P. Kotlyarevskyi. Blue and yellow flag first in Poltava was shown on September 6, 1990 above the cinema-theatre building.