Explore the incredible history of Pokuttia

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"PINSEL.Return" route

Route "PINSEL. Return" united nine unique locations of Pokuttia. Most of the monuments were built in the 18th century, but they still retain a special atmosphere and ancient spirit. Each location is an exceptional historical monument, the analogues of which do not exist in Ukraine! And the heart of the route is the Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, built by Bernard Meretin and decorated with sculptures of the "Michelangelo of Galicia" by Johann Pinzel.

How to get to the route

The route is located on the fastest route from Bukovel to Kyiv, route P-24.


The Church of Mary`s immaculate conception

Art historians consider it one of the most outstanding buildings of the late Baroque style in Central Europe. According to the foundation act dated August 22, 1743, the church was built at the expense of Count Mykola Pototsky.

During the construction of the temple, the architect Bernard Meretyn collaborated with a talented and mysterious sculptor, whose work is a phenomenon that has no analogues in European art - Johann-Georg Pinzel.

Mykola Baldin

It is being already restored. The Church is gorgeous. You can notice the glory of ancient times ))


Interesting facts about the route

Detailed history of the complex

The Church of Saint Archangel Michael

1721 — 1775

village Mychalche

The Armenian Church


city Horodenka

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Dungeon of the monastery

city Horodenka

The Church of Saint Archangel Michael

1721 year

In 1715, the owner Mihalche, Jan Skarbek, archbishop of Lviv, resumed the construction of the church, which was consecrated in 1775

How to find us

St. Taras Shevchenko, 77 , Horodenka, 78100,

Ivano-Frankivs'ka oblast, Ukraine

357К Kyiv → Rakhiv

The fastest way from the resort of Bukovel to Kyiv

via autoroute P-24

Kolomyia – Horodenka: 40 minutes

Snyatyn – Horodenka: 40 minutes