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    by om_212 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Trypillya civilization has been discovered by the archaeologist Vikentiy Khvoika in 1897. it has flourished on the territory of Ukraine between 7,500-4,750 BC. Some scientists, including Khvoika, believed that Trypillians were ancestors of all Slavs, others that they there migratory Arrata tribes.

    Trypillians settled along rivers, including the Dnipro midstream. They were traditional tribal agrarian culture. The Trypillia people, in addition to farming and animal breeding, knew metalworking, weaving and pottery. The civilization has produced a complicated symbol language, which was reflected on their pottery.

    The similar artifacts have been discovered in Cucuteni in Moldova and Rumania, so the culture is often called Cucuteni-Trypillia culture after the towns where finds were first excavated.

    the full Trypillia tourist route include: Kyiv -Trypillya (40 km) - Rzhyshchiv (80) - Ulyaniki (87) -Kaniv (115) - Pereyaslav-Khmelnitskiy (178) -Kyiv (260 km)

    you can do the short one - Kyiv -Trypillya (40 km) - Rzhyshchiv (80) - Ulyaniki (87) -
    Kaniv (115) in a day time.

    Trypillia tourist route (www.trypillya.kiev.ua)
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    by om_212 Updated Jun 13, 2007

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    The Trypillya Archeology Museum hosts Trypillian civilization artifacts (statuettes, ceramics, day-to-day agrarian tools, etc. ) as well as a small exhibit dedicated to Vincentiy Khvoika, the archeologist who had made this discovery in 1897.

    the museum is located to the left of the main street. you will recognize it by its roof, which is decorated with enlarged (1.5 m ) replicas of Trypillya feminine figurines.

    Trypillia museum exhibit dedicated to Khvoika a model of a Trypillian hut
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    by om_212 Written Jun 17, 2007

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    a mini-bus (marshrutka) Kiev-Kaniv or Kiev-Rzhyshchiv will take you to Rzhyshchiv. the bus goes through Trypillya.

    take a subway to Kontraktova Ploscha, exit Verkhniy Val (go to the first car). then walk apr. 5-7 min toward Zhytniy Rynok. the bus station is located on Podil, across the Market (Zhytniy Rynok). Approximate travel time to Trypillia 30-35 min, to Rzhyshchiv 60-70 min.

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