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City of Nikolaev Ukraine info and the people who live there.  Spring comes
alive with flowers throughout the city.  Summers can be a little warm but, tolerable.  Autumn is a beautiful time of the year in Nikolaev when all the foliage changes colours. Winters are usually mild with a few days of snow.

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outside the city.  Parks, Mykolayiv City Regional Zoo and many attractions to visit as well.  Transportation is easy using taxi's and buses.

Nikolaev is an interesting city with the shipyards, shopping, rivers, parks, sidewalk cafes, churches, schools, theatre's, monuments, Sovietskaya and museums.  Visit the city of Mykolaiv Ukraine.  Meet the people.

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Nikolaev Shipyard
Mykolaev Shipyard
Mykolaiv Airport (IATA code NLV), one of the largest and most technically well-equipped airports in the South of Ukraine serves the city. The airport, located South East of Mykolaiv, is mainly used for air freight and only has limited passenger service.

Floating Restaurant
Cafe Near River
Russian airline UTAir Aviation offers flights from Mykolaiv to Moscow (Vnukovo - VKO airport). In addition, there are one-hour passenger flights from Odessa (the nearest major airport) to Mykolaiv. Almost all airline passenger service in the South West of Ukraine (where Mykolaiv is located) is through Odessa International Airport.

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Street in Nikolaev
To reach Mykolaiv by airplane, tourists generally reach Odessa by plane, and then take a bus, taxi or train, for approximately 2 hours, to Mykolaiv. Odessa, the largest city in South West Ukraine, is 132 kilometers from Mykolaiv.

Embroidered Towels
Ukrainian Embroidery
Mykolaiv is an 8.5 hour bus ride from Kiev's main bus station. Ukrainian private national bus companies Gyunsel and Avtoluks operate overnight buses from Kiev to Mykolaiv seven nights per week. The bus station in Mykolaiv is located at Prospekt (Avenue) Oktyabrskii 21 (Prospekt Zhovtevny 21 in Ukrainian).

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Winter Clothes
Direct trains to Moscow (26 hours), Kiev (10), Lviv (18), Odesa (5), the Crimea (8 hours) depart every day. Train departures timetable. All trains have coach cars.

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Meerkat at The Zoo
Mykolaev Ukraine Zoo
The main north-south highway that passes through Mykolaiv is H (or M)-14. The main East-West Highway that passes through Mykolaiv is E-58 M-14 (West and then South to Odessa), and South East to Kherson, a major port on the Dneper River, just before it flows into the Black Sea. The E-58 M-14 then continues East to the major industrial city and port in South Eastern Ukraine, Mariupol'.

Parrots on Sovietskaya
Sovietskaya Parrots
The main highways to and from Mykolaiv are from Kherson (65 kilometers), Odesa (120 km), Uman' (320 km), Chishinau (Kishniev), Moldova (325 km), the Crimean Peninsula (350 km), Kiev (500 km), Kharkiv (520 km), Lviv (950 km) (Western Ukraine).

City Building
Government Building
Mykolaiv, being located at the confluence of two major rivers, has two main bridges.
Varvarovsky is Ukraine's Southern-most bridge that crosses the Southern Buh River. The bridge leads from the North coast of Mykolaiv North-North West to the Central District which is on the West side of the Southern Buh River. The Odessa Highway crosses the bridge and then continues West and then South to Odessa.

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Sushi Cafe
The second major bridge in Mykolaiv crosses the Inhul river. The bridge leads from the North coast of Mykolaiv, and goes North-North East to the peninsula on the North side of the Inhul, just north of Mykolaiv.

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Leather Goods on Sovietskaya
Handcrafts at the Fair
On the North Side of the Inhul river, the highway that crosses on the bridge is called (Heroes of Stalingrad - the location of decisive World War II Soviet victory over the invading German and Romanian armies). On the South Side of the Bridge, (in the center of Mykolaiv), the highway that crosses the bridge is called Ulitsa (Street) Pushkinskaya.

Toys and Fun Stuff
Ukrainian Wooden Toys
Overnight train travel in sleeper-berth passenger trains is a very common way to travel long distances in Ukraine. There are nightly trains from Kiev's main passenger train station to Mykolaiv. Train trips from Mykolaiv to Kiev take 14 hours and 35 minutes. (Passenger trains are significantly slower in Ukraine than buses).

Nikolaev Regional Museum

In addition to Kiev, trains from Mykolaiv regularly run to the two closest major cities to Mykolaiv: Odessa (south west of Mykolaiv); and Kherson (south of Mykolaiv).

Authentic Cupboard
Ukrainian Authentic Kitchen
Direct trains to Moscow (26 hours), Kiev (10), Lviv (18), Odesa (5), the Crimea (8 hours) depart every day. Train departures timetable. All trains have coach cars.

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In addition to Kiev, trains from Mykolaiv regularly run to the two closest major cities to Mykolaiv: Odessa (south west of Mykolaiv); and Kherson (south of Mykolaiv).

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The City of Mykolaiv is known for it's shipbuilding capabilities and more.  Mykolaev is also home to one of the largest Turbine Manufacturing plants in the world.  Business men and women come from all over the world to do business in Nikolaev.  Transportation into the city is easy using buses, cars and trains.  Visit the city of Mykolaiv Ukraine anytime.

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