A sightseeing tour around Poltava goes through the old part of the city and introduces tourists to its multifaceted historical and cultural heritage. You will visit the heart of Poltava - Ivanova Hora or Ivan's Hill, the Old Russian settlement of Ltava of the late 12th century. Walking through the sidehills of the former rampart near the slender columns of the White Rotunda, here you can admire picturesque landscapes any time of the year. Having ascended to the Podilsky Guard Bastion, you will see a unique Baroque monument of the Cossack period - the Holy Cross of Exaltation Monastery.
On the hillside of Ivanova Hora there is a house-estate of the famous citizen of Poltava - I.P. Kotlyarevskyi. Right next to it there is the reconstructed Assumption Cathedral and an authentic bell tower. Within the fortress of Poltava you can see The Spassky Church (Church of the Saviour), which still remains the oldest church of the city - (1706).
The tour route introduces visitors to the heart of the provincial Poltava, the Round Square, the only classic architectural ensemble of the early 19th century in Ukraine; urban area of the late 19th - early 20th centuries, the Poltava Zemstvo (Council) Building (the Poltava Museum of Local Lore named after V. Krychevskyi) - the masterpiece of Ukrainian Art Nouveau; memorial monuments. A trip to the Poltava State Historical and Cultural Reserve "Poltava Battlefield" introduces you to the events and monuments of the fateful Field of European History, priceless historical relics, which are exhibited at the Museum of History of the Battle of Poltava.