historical monument

Brothers Zosyma’s Tomb

1819 – 1842. Trinity Cemetery. Kosmonavtiv Str.

Church of the Intercession

1757-1765. Pokrovska Str., 23&amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;gt;&amp;lt;br /&amp;gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br />
Church of the Intercession in the beautiful ancient city is a model tetrakonhovoho house.

Church of the Transfiguration

The first wooden Church of the Transfiguration was built in 1673. The foundation of the new stone building of the temple was laid next to the old building in 1748.

County School

Beginning of 19th Century. Moskovska Str.&lt;br /&gt;<br />
From 1789-1866 the County school was located on the street Grebynka, 2, and from 1816 - on the street Moskovskaya, 13. &lt;br /&gt;

Dov-Ber Shneierson’s Tomb

The Oel was built on the site of the Dov-Ber Shneierson’s burial

In this place 26 people were executed. They were members of Nizhyn Underground Komsomol Youth Organization headed by Batiuk

In this place, in September 1943, 26 members of youth organization were executed.


The chronicle of higher school in Nizhyn dates back to 1805, when Count I. Bezborodko, in reply to his request, received the tsar&amp;amp;#039;s permission for the construction of a Gymnasium in Nizhyn. On 25 July 1805 the Russian senate adopted a resolution on founding Prince Bezborodko&amp;amp;#039;s Gymnasium of Higher Learning in Nizhyn.

Old Christmas St. George Monastery

19th Century. Vetkhe Area

St. Michael Greek Church

St. Michael Greek Church was built on the site of the wooden church what was stood from 1680. It was ordained in 1731. It is a small, masonry, one bath building with a porch on the western side. On the north side of the altar wall are marble boards with Greek texts.<br />
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The building in which thу distinguished Latin artist Yu.I.Fedders lived

In September 1905 in this house settled the family of the famous Latin artist Yuliy Ivanovych Fedders (1838-1909). The artist’s son Georgii studied in the Nizhyn Historical and Philological Institute. In 1909 Yulii Fedders died. The artist’s grave is placed at the Troyitsk Cemetery. At the time when in this house lived Yu. Fedders with his son Georgii, the street on which it was located, was called Instytutska Street.&amp;lt;br /&amp;gt;

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.

The House in which M.K. Zankovetska, the first People&#039;s Artist of the USSR lived

This house in 1902 was bought by the first People&amp;#039;s Artist of Ukraine Mariya Zankovetska (Adasovska; 1854-1934.). She lived in it from 1902 to 1926. During this time, this house (11, Suchkovyi Lane) was visited by M. Hrushevsky, M. Kropivnicki, P. Saksagansky, M. Sadovsky and I. Maryanenko.

The house in whichYu. F. Lysianskyi was born

A stone house dating back to the middle of the XVIII century served as a home to priests of Ioann Bohoslov (Bogoslov) church.

The house of former District Court

Oleksandr Lazarevskyi (1834-1902), Ukrainian historian, worked here. Hrebinka Str., 4

The house where famous Ukrainian scientist, pathophysiologist O. O. Bohomolets lived.

In the Stone house, situated in Vozdvyzhenska Street, 26 (former Shchorsa Street) during 1886-1906 the scientist with the world known name, OleksandrBohomolets spent his childhood together with his family. The house is valuable architectural monument of the first part of the 19th century.

The house where the famous singer and actor Mark Bernes was born

In this house on 7 October 1916 a film actor and singer, RRFSR People’s Artist Neyman Mark Naumovych (Mark Bernes) was born (1911-1969). In Bernes’s lifetime the street where the house is situated was named Miliyonna.

The house, in which Leonid Hlibov lived.

In 1852-55 and 1863-67, Leonid Hlibov (1827-93), a Ukrainian writer, poet, fabulist, editor, and public activist lived in this house.

The mansion where Maria Evheniivna Malysh-Fedorets, a Ukrainian theatre and cinema actress lived.

In this mansion Maria Evheniivna Malysh-Fedorets, a Ukrainian theatre and cinema actress lived off and on in 1918-1919 (1885-1944). It was a property of the landlord Petro Hryhorovych Borsuk, after whose death it passed carried over to his widow Daria Petrivna Borsuk. In 1918 the mansion was nationalized and leased to the previous owner from whom Malysh-Fedorets rented the flat. In 1944 the actress emigrated to Germany, later to Australia (1951) where she died on April 5, 1960 in Melbourne.

The Michael Lihda`s house of chemist`s is the oldest private chemist`s shop in Left-Bank Ukraine (1777)

In this house a private pharmacy shop was opened in 1777 by the retired doctor of Izyum hussar regiment, Nizhyn Greek Michael Lihda. The pharmacy is the oldest private pharmacy shop in Left-Bank Ukraine. During its existence the building didn`t undergo any significant reconstruction. Due to its architectural forms and proportions the building harmonizes with ambient historically architectural surroundings and represents an example of façade building of Stare Misto at the turn of the 18th -19th centuries. Indoors there is a museum, where documents about the history of the chemist`s shop, ancient chemist`s crockery, medicine cabinet, old recipes of medicine are exhibited.

Tomb of the guard Major I. L. Khaitovych

4. Khaitovych Izrail Leibovych (1909 – 1943) is a native of Chernihiv. In 1931 he finished Orlovska armoured school. In 1938 he became a student of Stalin Military academy of mechanization and motorization. He met the World War II being a Chief of Staff of 34thmechanized brigade of the 2nd mechanized corps.

Tomb of the Hero of the Soviet Union Mokhovyi S. P.

2. Mokhovyi Serhiy Petrovych (1915 – 1943) is a native of Voronezhska oblast. During the World War II he was a senior lieutenant, the commander of the 2nd machine-gun brigade of the 931st rifle regiment which was a part of the 240th rifle division.

Водонапірні вежі на ніжинському вокзалі

Водонапірні вежі на ніжинському вокзалі – унікальна пам’ятка архітектури Ніжина, збудована 1942 р. німецькою адміністрацією за німецькими кресленнями та технологіями.

Земська «козацька» школа

Земська «козацька» школа – одна із земських шкіл Ніжина, відкрита у ІІ пол. ХІХ ст. в історичному передмісті Овдіївка.

Ніжинська Центральна міська бібліотека ім. М.В. Гоголя

Ніжинська Центральна міська бібліотека ім. М.В. Гоголя

Технічне училище А.Ф. Кушакевича

Технічне училище А.Ф. Кушакевича - один із навчальних закладів Ніжина, заснований 1 червня 1895 р. як Ніжинське ремісниче училище на кошти колезького радника Андрія Федоровича Кушакевича. Ця установа мала спеціалізацію з підготовки кадрів для місцевої промисловості та ремесел, а також доповнювала освітню мережу Ніжинщини кінця ХІХ – початку ХХ ст. Будівлю було зведено за проектом архітектора Санкт-Петербурзького учбового округу А.Іосса.