Awesome Dnipro : Interesting things you need to know
The city was founded by Catherine the Great in the late 18th century and grew rapidly in 20th century as a center of industry. The aerospace industry flourished and soviet monumental architecture came to dominate the skyline.
During the cowboy capitalism of the wild 90s Dnipro emerged as as a key economic and political hub and maker of oligarchs fortunes. Today the city is forming a new image it is a modern city, in which history and innovation coexist. With this book, we are pleased to share with you our love to Dnipro! The book is neither a guide nor a manual.
Rather, its an insight into the city we adore wonderful, fascinating and strange. In its pages youll find references to major historical events, famous and talented residents, art, culture, sports, literature, traditions and even beloved street food. Inside Awesome Dnipro you will find: chapters on history, culture, food, places, nature, sports, technology; gorgeous photos and images throughout the book; beautiful layout; insightful and short texts explaining interesting things you need to know about Dnipro, including historical and cultural context; fun facts.
About The Awesome Series: The Awesome Series travel books are best selling in Ukraine since 2012. Loved by locals and visitors alike, they are a genuine take on the Ukrainian art, cities, culture, food and traditions.
- Once envisaged as Imperial Russias third capital after Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Ukraines fourth largest city Dnipro is shedding its reputation as a place closed to outsiders.