Discover the Reni territorial community

The territory of the Rhine Territorial Community (Ukraine) is a unique system of the Danube Lakes, which is known for its beautiful landscapes, as well as rich flora and fauna. Lake Yalpug is considered the largest in Ukraine and the second largest in Europe. The shores of the lakes are a nesting place for rare wild birds, in particular, lake ducks and pelicans.

In the village of Orlivka there is an eco-park “Kartal”, which was created to improve the ecological system, the development of energy plantations, the revival of traditional industries, including fishing, as well as the promotion of green tourism. The concept of the park is based on minimal human intervention in the landscape of Lake Kartal and the surrounding area. The creators of the eco-park limited themselves to the arrangement of the trail through the floodplains, the construction of a lookout tower and the placement of information stands.

No less important objects of tourist interest are the historical, cultural and ethnographic resources of the Rhine Territorial Community, including attractions associated with the rich history of the Northern Black Sea coast.

Kartal is an archeological monument of national significance during the existence of Ancient Rome. Kartal settlement is located on the “Stone Mountain”, 1.5 km from the village of Orlivka. “Stone Mountain” is washed on three sides by the rivers Danube, Cahul, Lake Kartal.

The territory of the Rhine Territorial Community is part of the Lower Trojan Wall system. According to the scientific version, the Lower Trojan shaft was built in the III century AD. and stretched for about 126 km from Prut (Vadul-lui-Isak village, Moldova) to Lake Sasyk (near Tatarbunary, Ukraine).

Among the interesting objects is the monument in honor of the crossing of the Russian army led by Emperor Nicholas I across the Danube and the beginning of the Constantinople campaign.

The crossing has existed here since ancient times. It was used at various times by the Persian king Darius I, who was going to conquer Scythia, the Greek general Alexander the Great, the Roman emperor Trajan, the Bulgarian khan Asparuh and many other generals.

The village of Orlivka is the only Bessarabian village whose inhabitants celebrate Christmas on December 25 and follow this tradition from generation to generation. The unique Christmas caroling rite “Mosul”, which combines pagan and Christian elements, is still preserved here. This is a bright action that attracts tourists from all over Ukraine, as well as Moldova and Romania.

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