The park has been confiscated and became one of the possessions of Nicholas I, who renamed it to “The Tsar's Park.” The park was intensively restored between 1966 and 1972.
Sofiyivsky Park is one of the world famous garden-park art creations, preserved to the present time. For almost 200 years it amazes visitors with its outstanding beauty, which includes absolutely wonderful landscapes, exotic plants, antique sculptures, ponds, waterfalls, fountains and a stone garden. Nowadays, there are more than two thousand different types of plants. In 1995 “Sofiyvka” took part at the International competition “Europe Nostra” and has received all possible awards, including a medal, a diploma and a board for work on restoration and preservation of monuments of history and culture.
Park “Sofiyvka” was named one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine on August 21, 2007, based on voting by experts and the internet community. Read more