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Uman (Ukrainian: Умань) is a city in Central Ukraine.


Uman was founded in the 17th century. It is a small industrial and historic city, which occupies 50th place in terms of population in Ukraine and the second in the region, one of the major tourist centers of Ukraine, as well as Jewish religious movements - Hasidism.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

  • Uman Railway station (Железнодорожный вокзал Умань), Zaliznychna str, +380 4744 2-32-30.

From Kharkiv and Poltava: train # 613 Kharkiv — Uman.

From Donetsk: train Yasynuvata — Uman.

By minibus[edit]

  • Bus station (Уманская автостанция), Kyivs'ka str.1, +380 4744 3-21-29.

Regular comfortable minibuses (marshrutkas) from Kyiv, Cherkasy, Odessa. In Kyiv it is close from central railway station and central bus station (Moskovska ploshcha). You should seek minibus (Mercedes or Volkswagen) with Ukrainian tablet "Умань".

Get around[edit]

By public transport (19 bus routes) or by taxi.


The entrance to the burial place of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov
  • National arboretum Sofievka (Дендропарк "Софіївка), Sadova st, 53. one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine. вул.Садова, 53. - 1796-1805. 25 hr.
  • Rabbi Nachman of Breslov burial place (Bielinskoho str.). Rabbi Nachman of Breslov was the Rebbe of the Breslov group of Hasidic Jews. Rabbi Nachman spent the end of his life in Uman town, and requested to be buried there. During Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) there is a major pilgrimage by Breslov Hasidim and others to visit the grave in Uman.
  • Basilian monastery. (1764).
  • 19th-century shopping arcade (Торгові ряди), Radyanska st. 43-47. 1780, 1838 - вул.Радянська,
  • Dormition Roman Catholic church. Classicist style (1826).
  • City Hall. (1780–82)
  • Gardening school (Будівля училища садівництва), Hlibka Yuriia str..
  • Museum of action literary and art (Музей деятелей литературы и искусства), Lenins'koi Iskry str., 126, +380 4744 3-23-51.
  • Assumption Catholic Church (Успенський костел), Kolomens'ka str., 2. Kостел Успіння Богородиці (Assumption of the Virgin Mary church), вул.Коломенська, 2, - Built in 1826.
  • Local-history museum (Краеведческий музей), Zhovtnevoi Revoliutsii str., 31, +380 4744 5-24-42.
  • Museum culture and mode of life Uman (Mузей культуры и быта Уманщины), Smidovycha ln., 6, +4744 5-26-1.


Go to the art gallery and museums.


  • City-Center Shopping centre (Торговый центр Сити-центр), Urbailisa str 20.
  • Tim Shopping centre, Entertainment complex (ТРК Тим), Lenina str.
  • Zorianyi (Торговий центр Зоряный), Lenina str., 58.


  • Obolon Supermarket (Супермаркет Оболонь), Lenina str., 35.
  • Food market (Продовольственный рынок), Tyschyka str.
  • Meschanka Market (Рынок Мещанка), Zalizniak st., 1.
  • ATB Supermarket (Супермаркет АТБ), Bilshovytska str., 1.



  • Hotel Uman, vul. Radyanska 7 (Most central location in the city, next block to the Celentano pizzeria), +8 0474 452 632, e-mail: . The most reliable yet simple hotel in the city. Free Wi-fi in every floor, some rooms share clean modern bathrooms. They charge a 100 hr deposit for the keys, which they return at check-out. 210 hr per night.




Go next[edit]

  • River Girskyi Tikych canyon (каньйон річки Гірський Тікич), Buky (SW of Cherkassy 50 km). Waterfall Vyr (Водоспад Вир): Six-foot waterfall on the river-crossing. Mountain Tikich from which begins stunningly beautiful canyon with high rocky cliffs. Cut by the river in the granite deposits.
  • Chyhyryn (Чигирин). An impregnable fortress. Museum in the Residence Bohdan Khmelnytsky Chigirinsky. Museum of Archeology Middle Dnieper; Orthodox Church of Holy Mother of God of Kazan, Church Baptyska, Peter and Paul Church
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