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Mykola Vasylovych Gogol

Buildings of Post Office

The building of the post station complex – an example of architecture of the 18th century and represents the development of post services in Ukraine in general and in Nizhyn in particular. The complex was built in the 70's of the XVIII century. It consisted of two symmetrically built single-floor masonry wings, a two-stored building and two stables.

Church of St. Constantine and Helen

1818-1822. Greek Cemetery

Lyceum

The chronicle of higher school in Nizhyn dates back to 1805, when Count I. Bezborodko, in reply to his request, received the tsar's permission for the construction of a Gymnasium in Nizhyn. On 25 July 1805 the Russian senate adopted a resolution on founding Prince Bezborodko's Gymnasium of Higher Learning in Nizhyn.

Monument to Mykola Gogol

Hrafska Str., 2. The University Campus

Mykola Vasylovych Gogol

A Russian and a Ukrainian writer, a novelist, a playwright.

Nizhyn Lyceum Campus

КThe chronicle of higher school in Nizhyn dates back to 1805, when Count I. Bezborodko, in reply to his request, received the tsar's permission for the construction of a Gymnasium in Nizhyn. On 25 July 1805 the Russian senate adopted a resolution on founding Prince Bezborodko's Gymnasium of Higher Learning in Nizhyn

St. Peter and Paul’s Cathedral

Initially wooden — later stone — the cathedral was built in gothic style in the 18th century for catholic officers and was dedicated to the patrons of the local church St. Peter and Paul. The cathedral was destroyed during the city liberation from the Nazi regime.

The estate of landlords Makarovs

The building is a typical example of Nizhyn civil architecture of late classicism. The estate was the property of the local landowner Mykola Yakovych Makarov (1828-1892) – an official, journalist, cultural and educational figure. M. Makarov was the head of the Moscow Exchequer and a board member of the finance ministry. Makarov was on friendly terms with T.H. Shevchenko, Marko Vovchok, O.I.Hertsen. According to the legend, Mykola Gogol read his first works in the main building of the barton in 1827.