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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!




«The House of Poltava civil governor»Year of opening: 1811Present designation: Directorate for combating organized crime of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Poltava regionLocation: Sobornosti St. 38, Poltava city
About the landmark:

The house of civil governor like most administrative buildings of the Round Square was built in the beginning of ХІХ century. The building destroyed…

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The house of civil governor like most administrative buildings of the Round Square was built in the beginning of ХІХ century. The building destroyed the most during the destructive fire in 1820. It was reconstructed in three floors, in П-shape with one floor side outbuildings. The building is closed by the stone fence.
The building principle front has a risalit with six-column portico of the Tuscan order based upon the socle floor. The portico is topped with not-too-high horizontal attic.
Similar to many buildings of the Round Square ensemble, in 1943 the house suffered from fascist occupation on the eve of Poltava liberation. The reconstruction of the building was completed in 1956 upon the project of architects I.Shmulson and V.Yavnikov – designers of numerous buildings of Poltava.