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Kanevsky reservoir, the village of Gusintsy, Kiev region.

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About the place

When creating Kanevsky vdhr. in 1972 several villages were flooded in the vicinity of Rzhishchev. On the site of the former with. Gusintsy preserved half-flooded Transfiguration Church with a bell tower. It was built by the local landowner Gusinsky in 1812 (according to other sources in 1822). The temple in the style of Ukrainian Baroque stood on a hill that turned into an island. To get to it in summer it was possible only by water, and in winter it was possible to approach on ice from the opposite bank of the Dnieper from Rzhishchev (a difficult entrance through the forest). For a long time the church remained dilapidated. In 2009, shore protection work began, raising the level of the island and rebuilding the temple. Currently, internal design work is underway. A long bridge connects the island with the shore, where the Nikolaev monastery monastery was recently founded. In summer, you can organize a trip to the island in a motor boat from Rzhischevsky pier.

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Cb260924

08.06.2019
Great place
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Yuriy Polyashko

24.03.2019
Great place, really worth visiting. But the road from left bank is not for every car - long ground road in the forest.
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Євген Євтєхов

14.10.2018
Interesting place, but you have to go by boat from Rzhischev or to drive through the forest and sands near 10 km.
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Vlad Alekseev

26.08.2018
Sightseeing
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Stas Baks

26.05.2018
It's nice and beautiful place.
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