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Tour description

They say, if one wants to understand the writer, one must visit his homeland. The trip to visit the homeland of the outstanding creator of the literary heritage, the classic of world literature – Mykola Vasilyovych Hohol (1809-1852) is waiting for you. Plunge into the unique world of the great writer's childhood to touch upon the deep origins of his literary work on this unforgettable tour. This is a kind of a retrospective journey to the times of M. Hohol’s childhood, lifetime and mature work. Only upon visiting the Writer's Little Motherland you can sense his immortal creative endeavors. The excursion trip is designed for a wide range of audience: from the school or university students to the tourists who are more familiar with the masterpieces of the writer. In addition to the magnificent and unique landscapes of the central part of Poltava region, the route includes visits to two churches of Dykanka – Mykolaivska and the Trinity Church, the National Museum and Reserve which is now located in the Hohol and Yanovsky family estate in the village of Hoholevo (Shyshatskyi district), a unique monument of Baroque architecture style the Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour in Velyki Sorochyntsy (Myrhorod district), where the writer was baptized. We will also visit the Velyki Sorochyntsi literary and memorial museum dedicated to memory of Hohol. Due to M. Hohol, such towns as Myrhorod, Sorochyntsi and Dykanka are well-known to each schoolchild. The book "Evenings on a Farm near Dykanka," made twenty-two-year-old Mykola Vasylyovych famous. “The Fair at Sorochyntsi” is the first story in this book. M.V. Hohol perpetuated the name of the land where he was born and raised forever.

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Travel agency "Traveling Treasure Chest"

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Gontaryuk Olesya Ihorivna

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MV Gogol National Museum-Reserve
Church of the Transfiguration in Velykyi Sorochyntsi
Velykosorochyn Literary Memorial Museum of MV Gogol
St. Nicholas Church (Dykanka)
Holy Trinity Church (Dykanka)