Taras Hill

Local nameТарасова гора
LocationKaniv, Ukraine

Taras Hill or Chernecha Hora is a hill on the bank of the Dnieper near Kaniv in Ukraine and an important landmark of the Shevchenko National Preserve where the remains of the famous Ukrainian poet and artist Taras Shevchenko have been buried since 1861. The original site of Shevchenko's burial is the Smolensky Cemetery in St. Petersburg and later his body was moved to the banks of Dnieper.

The hill formerly belonged to Kaniv's Holy Dormition monastery that existed here since the 11th century. The monastery was the burial place of several hetmans of Ukraine: Ivan Pidkova, Samiylo Kishka and others.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taras_Hill

Address (Unnamed Road), Канів, Ukraine

Coordinates 49°43'53.419" N 31°30'40.606" E

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