Chernivtsi Tourism

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Chernivtsi (Ukrainian: Чернівці́, Černivci [t͡ʃɛrnʲiβ̞ˈt͡sʲi], Romanian: Cernăuți [tʃerˈnəutsʲ]; Yiddish: טשערנאָוויץ‎ Tschernowitz; see also other names) is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Chernivtsi is the administrative center of Chernivtsi Oblast (province) – the northern, Ukrainian part of the historical Moldavian region of Bukovina. At the time of the 2001 Ukrainian Census, the population of the city was 240,600. Together with the city of Lviv, Chernivtsi is viewed at present to be a cultural center of western Ukraine. The city is also considered one of modern Ukraine's greatest cultural, educational and architectural centers. Historically a cosmopolitan cultural center, Chernivtsi was even dubbed "Little Vienna" and "Jerusalem upon the Prut". Chernivtsi is currently twinned with seven other cities around the world. The city is a major regional rail and road transportation hub, also housing an international airport.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Chernivtsi in Ukraine. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Chernivtsi like a local. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Chernivtsi*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chernivtsi

    Know the pollution level of Chernivtsi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 87.5 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 87.5 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Chernivtsi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chernivtsi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chernivtsi.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Chernivtsi - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 61.72 (High)
    • Pollution Index 93.1 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 19.28 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chernivtsi

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chernivtsi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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