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Donetsk city guide

Donetsk is the industrial capital of Ukraine, the heart of Donbass (Donetsk Basin), which at first glance does not portend anything to the tourist. But this is only at first glance. In fact, this is a pretty and very neat city, which even deserved the UNESCO award for the purity of its streets. Moreover, Donetsk is considered one of the most friendly cities in Ukraine.
The secret is that Donetsk, like Dnepr, is largely sponsored by its local oligarchs who love the city and want to see it in the best possible light. For example, one of the richest people in Ukraine, Rinat Akhmetrov, built for his beloved city and football team "Shakhtar" a state-of-the-art stadium "Donbass-Arena". In a word, even if there is really nothing to watch in the city itself, cozy streets and mysterious mines nearby compensate for the lack of sights.

Weather in Donetsk

The climate of Donetsk is temperate continental, the coldest month is February (-5°C), the hottest - July (+27°C). Precipitation falls to 556 mm per year, characterized by hot and arid summer and changeable, cold winter. Warm weather is established from the middle of April. Read Ukraine Fact Sheet.

Donetsk Hotels

Donetsk is a large business and educational center of Ukraine. Businessmen, students and travelers constantly come here. After all the city attracts tourists with silent small streets, beautiful architecture and friendly conditions. The center of Donetsk keeps in itself the historical moments of the state, which remind of the former unified union of the republics. Hotels in Donetsk will offer comfortable conditions for all guests. They are diverse and ready to provide not only an economical stay, but also luxurious conditions for especially important guests.

Features of Donetsk hotels - modern architecture and style

Walking through the streets of the city, you will be able to find a variety of architecture and cultural and historical monuments. The most prestigious hotels of Donetsk are located near significant historical sites in the central part of the city, among which one can not fail to mention such a landmark as the Transfiguration Cathedral. Hotels in the center are often located in mansions in the old streets, which makes them especially interesting for a stop.
Modern architecture makes Donetsk stylish and highlights in the list of Ukrainian cities. Many hotels in Donetsk, which are located on the basis of multifunctional complexes, are buildings with panoramic glazing and advanced technical equipment.
Luxury hotels of Donetsk never remain empty. Elite situation and excellent service are the distinguishing features that absolutely all five-star complexes of Donetsk possess. Donbass Palace is one of the most striking examples. This is a luxury hotel in a historic building with an elegant atmosphere inside. It is perfect for those who want more from their trip to this city. All five-star hotels in Donetsk are ready to provide for you not only a beautiful environment inside, but also a luxurious environment outside. Many of them are in the best areas, have their own well-groomed and stylized territory for guests.
Good accommodation and affordable prices - this is what will provide for you every three-star hotel in Donetsk. Institutions of this class can be located in any part of the city, which is why you can not move away from your main destination. If it is not there, and you decided to rest in this city, then you should book a hotel in Donetsk closer to the historical center.

The most popular hotels in Donetsk are:

• Donbass Palace Hotel;
• Ramada Donetsk Hotel;
• Park Inn by Radisson Donetsk;
• Dominik Hotel;
• Velur;
• Guest house "Dom 18”;
• The Red Cat Hostel.

Donetsk Tourist Attractions

There are about 140 museums in Donetsk. Of course, it is impoissible to visit all the museums, and it's not worth it, but you can look into the Donetsk Regional Art Museum (Pushkin St., 35, Wed-Sun, 9: 00-17: 00) and the Regional Museum of Local Lore. The first can boast of a good collection of Russian and Ukrainian artists collected over the past three centuries, as well as an excellent collection of Russian realists. In addition, small but very original museums of the history and development of the Donetsk railway, the museum of communication or the Jewish heritage of Donbass, which was created by the Donetsk Jewish Community Center, are noteworthy.
The city is also notable for the charming Pushkin Boulevard, the opera house, the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral, the monument to "Your Liberators, Donbass!", The City Council building and the park of forged figures is the only one in Europe. It is worth to admire the picturesque view of the river Kalmius, look to the Tsar Cannon, the Bochum Bell and the house of Krol, the founder of outdoor advertising in Donetsk. Children will certainly enjoy the circus.

Donetsk Women

If a man sees that a woman really loves him, it makes her the most beautiful creature on the planet in his eyes. Of course, everyone has their terrible habits and character traits, but two lovers will surely cope with this if they are united by a real strong feeling. Donetsk women are the best spouses. They know how to make the life of a man like a fairy tale. They make their beloved men better. Such girls rarely have a bad mood, and they are ready to turn mountains for the sake of love and family happiness.

Donetsk Nightlife

Donetsk is full of nightclubs which are popular places for recreation and leisure for young people. One of these institutions is the Night Club Litsa (Faces), which is located in the Kalininsky district of Donetsk. This nightclub is very popular among the residents of the city, in particular: youth, students.
The night club "Colosseum” is a club of local regional importance, and does not differ in anything extraordinary, although it can offer normal rest, music and communication. Here you can celebrate your birthday, holiday and at the same time do not spend a large amount of money. You should visit the Coliseum, at least to diversify your vision of club nightlife.
Nightclub Fort Knox is located in the Proletarian district, far from the center of Donetsk, which does not prevent him from being a fairly popular club of the city. Fort Knox differs from other clubs in Donetsk with its luxurious interior and exterior, which amazes even knowledgeable party-goers and lovers of nightlife. The club surprises not only with interior decoration, but also with the quality of music, service, variety of entertainment and fun pastime.
Nightclub "Chicago” is one of the most famous and visited clubs not only in Donetsk, but in the whole region. Chicago islocated in Voroshilovsky district of Donetsk, right in the heart of the city. The club has an excellent reputation, constantly filled with people and youth. Nightclub Chicago is one of the oldest clubs in the city of Donetsk. Despite his venerable age, it still collects a huge number of people.