This impressive monument was dedicated in 2003 when the 250th anniversary of the beginning of the Serb settlement of the district was observed.You can see three figures: a Ukrainian Cossack with a sabre, a Serb Hussar and a Russian Cossack.I have recently found out what I didn't know before. The word Hussar is from the Hungarian language. It is...more
The Afghan memorial is located to the right of the District Council building.The inscription on the left reads, To the Internationalists and another inscription on the right reads,We will write our historywithout hiding our tragedies and without concealing the names of the heroes In the middle of the monument you can see three portraits of soldiers...more
When you approach the building of the State District Administration, you will see this monument to Lenin opposite it.The monument is in a very good state and is also very special for Lenin's gesture is not typical: the way he held out his hand. It is a very dynamic monument I would say - thanks to the gesture. Thus the monument differs greatly from...more
The first thing you see when you arrive to the town center is the State District Administration building with Lenin monument and Eternal Flame opposite it.The Town Council is a building typical for the Soviet times, rather spacious and with several departments.I went to the General Department where I could get some additional information about the...more
The main square of the town is close to the building of the district administration.You can see a huge new monument to the brotherhood of the Slav peoples: Ukrainian, Serb and Russian. The Brotherhood Monument was dedicated in 2003 when the 250th anniversary of the Serb settlement of the district was observed.Besides, there is a local lore museum...more
Local lore museum dedicated in 1992 has several exhibitions describing the history and the present of the district,The most ancient exhibits date back to the mesolithic era (9000 BC).There are also several unique exhibits here, beautiful dioramas about the nature of the district.I was lucky to have a guided tour of the museum. The museum director...more
The young people like going to the district palace of culture in the evening on weekends when there is a dance.
The disco is called Dvizheniye (Movement) and it attracts not only teenagers.
There are experienced DJs, good music, games and special parties dedicated to big holidays.
Dress Code: casual
Slyanoserbsk is located 35 km from Luhansk and lies on the left bank of the Seversky Donets.The town is located 15 km from the nearest railway station of Zimogorye.You can get to Slavyanoserbsk by bus from Rembyttehnika (Household appliances repair factory) located next to the central market in Kotelnikov Street (next to the District Council of...more
You can see the P-36 motorway Luhansk-Lissichansk on this picture. It will take you directly to Slavyanoserbsk. The bus drives till the first crossing (the one with a pin), then turns right and drives four kilometeres more.The town itself is not far from the Seversky Donets. And it looks quite small, doesn't it?The bus ride is just 3 UAH (60...more
There is a new shopping mall located opposite the district leisure club.
This store is frequented by locals.
There is a furniture department on the second floor.
What to buy: food and drinks; furniture
What to pay: 100 UAH and up
Independence Day Celebrations take place on August 24 at the main square near the Independence Monument (on the pictures here). The monument was dedicated to the 10th anniversary of independence.This is the inly Independence Column I have seen in Luhansk region.There are concerts and competitions like in many other towns and cities here.more
Victory Day celebrations are among the most popular holidays of the year here.There was bitter fighting here in 1943 during the Great Patriotic War and the Soviet Army won an important victory here.The war veterans from all over the district gather at the motorway crossing at the foot of the Politruk Memorial (Political Commissar Memorial) erected...more
Slavyanoserbsk is known for its cathedral that survived the ruthless Stalin era: St.Stephen the First Martyr Cathedral that is being restored now. The cathedral dates back to 1874.During its renovation received the cathedral got new domes and was painted over on the outside.There is still a lot of restoration work inside.The public worship is held...more
Soccer is the most popular kind of sports here.You can see different soccer matches at the district stadium that can seat up to 2,000 fans.The stadium is called Colos (Wheat-Ear)The district soccer federation is very active and conducts various activities. There is a soccer stadium, a children's sports school here. The sports school is famous for...more
You can see a brown building of the old school in main Square next to the Brotherhood Monument.Now there is Hercules Body-Building Club in that building.You can see a nice memorial plaque on the wall of the building saying that Dmitry Stepanivich Polyansky , a famous Soviet state and political figure, studied in this school from 1924 till...more
Observing the architectural image of the town.There are two nine-storey apartment houses in this town, which is very special for such a small town.All other houses are mainly two- or three storied or normal private houses. Visiting the museum of local lore and having a guided tour of it.more