architectural monument

All Saints Greek Church

All Saints Greek Church was built from 1760 to 1805 with the direct participation of the Nezhyn Greek fraternity, the founder and patron of which at one time became Ivan Mazepa.

Almshouse of Greek yard

The masonry almshouse, situated in the former Greek yard was built after the decision of Nizhyn Greek Community in 1821. It was assigned for keeping sick, unable and poor old Greeks.

Annunciation Cathedral

Annunciation Cathedral — St. Mary’s Annunciation Cathedral, the Blessed Virgin’s Nazareth — is the main church of Nizhyn Monastery. It was built in 1702-1716 on metropolyt (bishop) Stefan Yavorsky’s money according to the Moscow architect H. I. Ustynov’s project in the baroque style. According to the plan the stone cathedral is pentadomed, quadruple, cross-shaped. According to the founder’s request the cathedral was dedicated to the victory over the Swedish forces in the Poltava battle. The 19th-20th century paintings are partially preserved in the interior of the cathedral.

Annunciation Monastery

18th -19th Centuries. Yavorskoho Str., 14&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 />
Annunciation Monastery is one of three monasteries in the city of Nizhyn.

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&amp;amp;amp;amp;#039;s of the XVIII century. It consisted of two symmetrically built single-floor masonry wings, a two-stored building and two stables.

Cellars of Lost Nizhyn Town Magistrate

The remains of basements were discovered in 2002 as a result of the truck failure. As a result of the research carried out in 2016, geo-radar studies found that signals from underground objects were detected on all areas where georadar survey was conducted.

Church of Saint John the Gracious

The church of Ioann Mylostyvyi was built in 1780 on the local Ioann Bohoslov (Ioann Mylostyvyi) cemetery on the southwestern outskirts of the city, which had a historical name of Obzharivshchyna. The cemetery appeared in 1732.

Church of St. Constantine and Helen

1818-1822. Greek Cemetery

Church of the Ascension

1802. Ovdiivska Str., 117

Church of the Epiphany

1719-1721. Central Market&lt;br /&gt;<br />
The Church of the Epiphany or the Castle Church is situated on the territory of the modern Nizhyn market (the territory of the former Nizhyn castle).

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.

Complex of Nizhyn prison buildings

2. Nizhyn prison was designedby Russian architect AndriianZakharov according to the provisions of the reform adopted at the beginning of the 19th century, establishing in Russian empire a unitary system of provincial management and therefore expansion of the network of public administration institutions.

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;

Fire Station

1910s. Studentstva Str., 2

Greek Shop

End of 18th Century.

Hotel of Vvedensky Monastery

Beginning of 19th Century. Ovdiivska Str., 49

House of Services

1806-1826. Hrafska Str., 2

Landlord Parpura’s mansion

Landlord Parpura’s mansion is a two-storied brick house - palace built at the turn of the 19th – beginning of 20th century in the best traditions of classicism. The composition features a rigorous elegance, harmony and symmetry. The walls, lined with bright red brick which pointing, give the building solemnity.

Landowner Pashkovska’s mansion

A residential two-storied building with the surrounding area which belonged to the landowner N.I.Pashkovska. The building is a typical example of the civil architecture of Nizhyn of late classicism. Since its existence the building has not undergone any significant reconstruction. While studying in the Nizhyn classical school (years 1880) Riznychenko Volodymyr Vasylovych (1870-1932) lived in this house - an outstanding Ukrainian scientist in the field of geology and geography, Academician of the Ukr.SSR (1929), cartoonist, poet and translator. In 1912-1919 there was the Second High School for boys in Nizhyn in this building.


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.

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&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

Outbuilding of Peleponov Estate

End of 18th Century. Hrebinky Str., 6

Peter and Paul’s church of the Annunciation monastery with a bell tower

Peter and Paul heat church of the Annunciation monastery with a bell tower (1804-1814) is a bricked two-story building, which faced to Cathedral Square.

Railway Station Complex

Second Half of 19th Century. Vokzalna Str., 2,5,7

Samoilovych’s House

Beginning of 19th Century. Hrebinka Str.,7<br />
Greek street (modern name Hrebinka str.) is one of the oldest streets of the city and the main street of the Nezhin Greek quarter.

Shneierson’s Synagogue

1910s. Moskovska Str., 22

Small Shops of Annunciation Monastery

19th Century. Yavorskoho Str., 14

St. Elijah’s Church of Vvedenskyi monastery

St. Elijah’s stone summer Church of Vvedensky monastery was erected simultaneously with the bell tower in 1814 in the courtyard of Vvedensky Cathedral (1775). Originally, the church was one-storied, rectangulas-shaped, and had one pear-shaped dome. After the reconstruction of the monastery, the monastery cells were placed within the Church.

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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St. Nicholas Cathedral

One of the oldestbrickedbuildings of the early Baroque situated in Left-bank Ukraine. This stone five-domed cruciform building was constructedwith Cossack`s funds. The cathedral is known to be an adornment and architectural dominant of the old city. The current appearance of the building remained since its restoration in 1980-1986.&amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;br /&amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;

St. Nicolas’s Church

St. Nicolas’s Church was built in 1873 on the L. Sadovskii’s project as the winter church near the Holy Protectress Church. One-storied stone church initially had only one pear-shaped cupola. Architecturally the church is an outstanding example of a building in the neoclassical style.

St. Panteleimon and Basil Church

1769-1788. Vasylivska, 39

Stefantiev Coffee-house

The building was erected in the late XVIII century. It had several reconstructions: during the first, at the end of the nineteenth century, the facade was changed, and then in the second half of the XXth century, the layout of the building was changed in order to adapt it to modern needs. With its architectural forms and proportions, the structure harmoniously fits the surrounding historical and architectural environment. It is a great example of the Facade building of the Old City Street at the turn of the XVIII - XIX centuries.

Stone Building

End of 18th Century. Hrebinky Str., 9

Stone Building, Hrebinky Str.

End of 18th Century.

Stone Building, Hrebinky Str., 9

End of 18th Century. Hrebinky Str., 9

The building of the first Nizhyn power plant

The power plant was built in 1914-1916 by Kiev architect P.H. Slastiona. The first electric light bulbs were illuminated in Nizhyn in 1916.

The Church of Saint Іoann Predtecha and shopping arcades

Saint Іoann Predtecha Church was built in 1842 as a warm, heated in winter, a Church at St Nicholas Cathedral. Originally had a classic style. 10 one-store stone benches of the Cathedral formed a shopping arcade - a long enclosure surrounded by an open gallery. Benches fenced off Cathedral complex from the square from the East on the same line with the apse of the Church of Іoann Predtecha , closely adhering to it. In the 20-ies of the 19th century the Church was distorted and converted into a municipal House of culture. An open gallery of shopping arcades was bricked up.

The Church of St. Ioan Bogoslov

Church of St. Ioan Bogoslov was built in 1752 at the expense of Nizhyn merchants. Nizhyn Greek Ioan Ternaviot made a significant contribution. In the style aspect church building belongs to the transitional stage: from late Baroque to Classicism. The presence of the second floor is a rare feature of the Church of St. Ioan Bogoslov.

the Earl Capuani’s house.

A two-storied residential stone house belonged to earl, Yakov Capuani (? – 1794), the native of an Italian city Piacenza and the commandant of Nizhyn.

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 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 Alexandrian Greek School

2. It was opened on the 22nd of January in 1817 according to the order of the emperor Alexander I. The main objective of this school was to teach children of Greek families, but the representatives of other nationalities who wanted to be “educated in sciences” were admitted to the school.

The house of former District Court

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

The house of the Greek magistrate

The house of the Greek magistrate was built in 1785. The house is brick, in baroque style, two-storeyed, preserved in its original form. It is a rare example of the administrative building of the 18th century that survived to the present day. Nizhyn Greek magistrate is a body of local self-government of Nizhyn Greek community, that was established by the order of Catherine II (1785). The magistrate had its own signet, discussed all affairs of Nizhyn community and was not the subject to control for the local authorities. The Nizhyn Greeks were free from taxation and state duties. On February 20, 1872 the Nizhyn Greek magistrate was eliminated, the Greeks were equated to the bourgeoisie and all documents were passed to the local government administration (Uprava).

The house of the honorable citizen A.I. Levchenko

The house of the honorable citizen A.I. Levchenko was built in early 20th century. From 1912 the Nizhyn women’s gymnasium of Anna Fedorivna Krestynska was situated there (1856-1923), which had been founded on public money. The building is two-storeyed, stone, rectangular in form, has a decorated façade. It has preserved its original form.

The house of the treasurer of Blahovishchensky (Annunciation) monastery (a hotel for pilgrims)

The house of the treasurer of Blahovishchensky monastery was built at the turn of the 18th -19th centuries on the monastry’s territory. It is stone, one-storeyed, rectangular in plan.

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 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 Merchants&#039; House

It is a two-storey stone house with the finishing characterizing the end of the 19th century. It was built in 1899 for the merchant elite or, the so-called, the Merchants` club, to hold the meetings.

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.

The Spasky Family House

The house belonged to the famous for their philanthropyactivities family of the priest and theologian Spaskyi H.I.

The Trading ranks of the St. Nicholas Cathedral

The Trading ranks are the part of the architectural complex of the St. Nicholas Cathedral, which was formed in the XVIІ - XIX centuries.

Trinity Church

Trinity Church was built in 1727-1733 in the baroque style. In the 1830s a rebate ledge with a porch and a double-deck bell tower were added to the main entrance, which gave some features of classicism to the building. Inside the church some oil paintings of 19th century are preserved. Trinity Church together with St. Michael&amp;#039;s and All Saints Greek churches creates a unique historical and architectural complex.

Vvedensky Cathedral

Vvedenskyi Cathedral is the central temple of Vvedenskyi women monastery. It was built in 1778 in the Ukrainian Baroque style. During the years of Soviet Union, the cathedral was closed, but it was revived in1998.

Vvedensky monastery

the second half of the XVII century

Women&#039;s gymnasium of P.Kushakevich. Town Commercial Bank

The gymnasium was opened in 1878 as a women&#039;s progymnasium (the 4th grade educational institution, elementary school) at the expense of the St. Petersburg goldminer, the native of Nizhyn A.F Kushakevich in memory of his deceased wife Pelagei.

Zolotnytskyi’s Synagogue

1910s. Yavorskoho Str., 7

Будинок з привидами

Будинок з привидами – двоповерхова будівля на розі вулиць Небесної Сотні та Є. Гребінки, що є наймістичнішим місцем старої частини древнього Ніжина. Першочергово в цьому будинку мешкав ніжинський купець, грек за походженням, Георгій Кромміда.

Готель «Не минай»

Готель «Не минай» – двоповерхова будівля в центрі «Старого Ніжина», де у ХІХ ст. розміщувався найдорожчий і найвідоміший готель міста, в якому свого часу гостювали Т.Г. Шевченко, О.С.Афанас’єв-Чужбинський та М.В.Гербель.

Хресто-Воздвиженська церква (Храм Вія)

Побудована в передмісті Магерки на кошти ніжинського полковника П. І. Розумовського. Кам&amp;amp;#039;яна, однокупольна, за типом - різновид тетраконха. У 1860 році з Заходу за проектом повітового землеміра Фаловіча добудована тепла церква з двохярусною дзвіницею. У радянські часи використовувалася міськвідділом кінопрокату в якості закритого переглядового залу і фільмосховище. На початку 1990-х рр.. передана приходу УПЦ (МП).