Opened in 2009 and being located in the famous mountain resort area – the city of Yaremche, the Visitor center offers a journey through a Carpathian National Nature Park world representing the locality and the modern concepts of environmental protection in appealing and curious format for the pleasure of visitors.
It welcomes individual guests and organized groups of visitors providing guided excursions, interpretation facilities and demonstration video film. The exhibition hall of the visitor centre is the place where newcomers can learn lots of interesting facts about the Carpathian land, conservation areas, flora and fauna diversity, culture and everyday life of local people. The interactive scheme of the Carpathian National Nature Park is of special interest with its photos illustrating the most popular tourist routes accompanying by short videos and info materials.
- Guided excursions through exposition and demonstration film
- Eco- and artisan classes for school children
- Conference space and movie theatre
- Full scope of information and promotional materials from local tour operators, agents and coordinators of entertainment tours, versatile tourist information.
Something magnificent is in the replica of Chornohora chain in the form of sculptural miniature of the mountain summits and flanks scraping the sky on the height exceeding 2,000 m. The installation provides the visitors with opportunity to conquer all these summits in several seconds. Three dioramas depict various elements of natural complexes (semiaquatic, forest and subalpine ecosystems) with their unique scenery, endemic animals, plants, etc.
Special attention is always paid to ethnographic exposition, inasmuch as the territory of the Carpathian National Nature Park is the part of Hutsul region, the historic and ethnographic area still preserving its distinctive singularity in everything including everyday life and household, customs and traditions, manner of construction of sacred buildings and dwellings. This is where the old wooden temples, those monuments of the ecclesiastical architecture of the 16-20th centuries. Carven icon screens and vintage icons give the Divine grace and power to everybody who believes. The exhibition reveals the most spread kinds of traditional folk fine art – wood carving and burning-out, art of metalwork, pottery, rug making, weaving, pysankarstvo (painting artwork on eggs), embroidery.
In addition, the closest simulation of ethnographic peculiarities of the Carpathian land demanded the installation of interpretation panels (specifically dedicated to meadow farming, Hutsul lifestyle pattern and special aspects of Hutsul settlement construction), and fragments of Hutsul housing and domestic articles of local inhabitants.
The convenient conference hall for up to seventy people on the second floor of the visitor centre is equipped with multi-media system for conferencing, seminars and roundtable discussions. Visitors are offered to watch the exclusive demonstration movie about geography, history, ethnography and tourist attraction of the Carpathian region, shot and dubbed in six languages, specifically Ukrainian, English, German, Romanian, Polish and Russian.
6a Stusa Street
+38 03434 2 11 55
+38 067 907 64 32
Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Weekends – opened upon request.