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Zaporizhzhya Regional State Administration,
Department of Culture, Tourism, Nationalities and Religions
Zaporozhye Regional Tourist Information Centre

Kuibysheve district

Today 25.2 thousand people - 70% of Ukrainians, 12% of Russians, 1% of Greeks and representatives of other nationalities reside in 39 villages and two towns located on the Kuibysheve district’s territory of 1, 3 thousand square kilometres. The district is situated in the eastern part of Zaporizhzhia land, on the Azov Upland. It borders Pology, Gulyaipole, Chernigivka, Berdyans’k, and Rozivka districts.

13 rivers with the total length of 170 kilometres are located on the district’s territory. The Berda River, one of the biggest in the district, begins near Zrazkove village of Bagatyi district. Also, the district is rich in ponds with the total surface of 600 ha. However, the district has poor water resources, and it covers demand mainly by using underground waters, which storages are limited. 1.5 thousand ha of forest fund and more than 5 thousand ha of forest belts belong to the destrict as well.

There are numerous nature protection objects such as botanic, landscape and entomological reserves, natural monuments of the local significance (generally ravines and virgin land soil lots).

Interesting festivals and holidays take place in the district attracting admirers of festival tourism and folklore traditions.

13 intercity bus routes and asphalt roads can get you to any of the district’s tourist objects.

A tourist can stay in private home lodgings.

Territories and objects of the Nature Reserve Fund  

1. "Kam’yani mogyly” Natural Reserve

2. "Balka Kon’kova/Kon’yakova Ravine” Botanic Reserve

 3. "Kam’yanka lisova” Landscape Reserve

4. "Fogel’reikh” Landscape Reserve

5. "Vodyane” Landscape Reserve

6. "Molodets’ka Balka/ Molodets’ka Ravine” Botanic Reserve

7. "Balka Yanchur/ Yanchur Ravine” Botanic Reserve

8. "Balka Gaichur/ Gaichur Ravine” Botanic Reserve

9. "Balka Berda/ Berda Ravine”Botanic Reserve

10. "Balka Bezvodna/ Bezvodna Ravine” Botanic Reserve

11. "Tsylinna kam’yana dilyanka” Entomological Reserve

12. "Balka Kon’yakova/ Kon’yakova Ravine” Entomological Reserve

13.” Balka Kalarina/ Kalarina Ravine” Entomological Reserve

14. "Dilyanka tsilyny/ Virgin land soil lot” Entomological Reserve

15.”Balka Bel’manka/ Belimanka Ravine” Entomological Reserve

16. Lantsevs’ka Stone Tomb

17. Reduits of old forts

18. Kam’yans’ka forest retreat house

Arts and culture establishments

1. M. Y. Gudyna Museum of Local Lore in Gusarka village

2.  Kuibysheve district culture centre

3. Kuibysheve district central library

4. "Kuibysheve art school for children” Spesialized School of Art

5. "Kuibysheve music school for children” Spesialized School of Art  

6. Kuibysheve district children’s library

Historic, cultural and archaeological monuments

1. Memorial Complex in Honour of Soviet Soldiers  

2. Memorial to the Holodomor victims of 1932 – 1933

3. Memorial Complex in Honour of Perished Generals of the 18th Army, and grave of General Lieutenant A. K.  Smirnov  

4. Memorial Complex and Bed of Honour of Soviet Soldiers, monument to General Lieutenant O.S. Titov.

5. Monument in Honour of the first MTS in the district

6. "Bilmak-mohyla” Kurgan burial ground

Historic and archaeological monuments

1. Remains of Oleksiivs’ka Fortress

2. Straw roof house in Blagovishchenka village

Objects of spiritual tourism

1. Svyato-Preobrazhensky Cathedral/Saint Transfiguration Cathedral (Blagovishchenka village Church), 1869

Traditional holidays and festivals

1. Festival of twinned villages (Autumn)

2. Day of liberation from german-fascist invaders (14 September)

3. "Kupala lights” holiday (7 July)

4. "My rainbow land” Local arts and crafts holiday (October)

5. "Young voices of the Land” local festival of popular performers (the 3rd week of May)


1. Bus station

2.  Kamysh-Zorya Railway station