|Chernihiv Ancient (Чернігів стародавній)|
|National Architecture-Historical Sanctuary|
Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral of 11th century
|Landmarks||Chernihiv fortifications (Detynets), Borys-Hlib Cathedral, Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral, Yeletsky Monastery, Antonie Caves, Black Grave, Trinity Cathedral|
|Elevation||136 m (446 ft)|
|Management||Chernihiv Region State Administration|
Chernihiv Ancient (Ukrainian: Чернігів стародавній, Chernihiv starodavniy) is the National Architecture-Historical Sanctuary located in the north-eastern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv. It was created at first as an affiliate of the National Sanctuary "Sophia of Kiev". Since August 1, 1967 the site is a separate entity consisting of 34 monuments of architecture.
Monuments of architecture
- Detynets of Chernihiv, also known as Chernihiv's motte (earthwork)
- Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral
- Chernihiv's Collegium (see collegium)
- House of Lyzohub (Colonel of the Chernihiv's Regiment)
- House of Archbishop
- Governor's House
- Beautiful Square
- Church of Preparatory Friday
- Cathrine Church
- Yelets-Dormition Monastery
- Trinity-Ilna Monastery with Antonie Caves
- Black Grave (kurgan)
Since 1989, the site is placed on the tentative list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as part of "World Heritage", receiving its reference as number 668.
Yelets-Dormition monastery's cathedral was modeled after that of Kiev Pechersk Lavra.
The Church of Preparatory Friday (c. 1201, restored after WWII).
- (Ukrainian)/(Russian)/(English) Official website
- Capital of Forest Empire, part I
- Capital of Forest Empire, part II
- Capital of Forest Empire, part III
- List of monuments of cultural heritage of Ukraine
- ЧЕРНІГІВСЬКИЙ ДЕРЖАВНИЙ АРХІТЕКТУРНО-ІСТОРИЧНИЙ ЗАПОВІДНИК "ЧЕРНІГІВ СТАРОДАВНІЙ"
- Chernihiv Anciet at website of the Chernihiv Region State Administration