Monastic Island is one of the most romantic and attractive residents on an island in the city of Dnepropetrovsk.
Geographically, the island is part of the Central Park of Culture and it named T. Shevchenko.
The monastery has ceased to exist in 1240, during the Western campaign Batu at that time ceased to exist, ancient Russian settlement. In 1817 on the initiative of managing the German colonies Konteniusa state councilor, was founded College of Horticulture, which is in charge of the city parks. The first owner of the island became Ryabinin. In the early twentieth century in the island was built a railroad bridge, on the bank was set up base yacht club.
Following the approval of a new master plan of Dnepropetrovsk in 1956, joined the island and the park Shevchenko and built a pedestrian bridge. In 1958, there is a monument of Taras Shevchenko is one of the largest in Ukraine.
In 1999, the northern part of the monastery of the island was built by an Orthodox church. This is a white church with a golden dome. Near the church is a cross which set to give Apostle Andrew in the I century.
You can visit the Church of St. Nicholas, the monument of Taras Shevchenko, a zoo and a beach. Also there are cafe, restaurant, water station, the exhibition of fish in the aquarium building and horseback riding for children and adults.
Address: city Dnepropetrovsk, park Shevchenko.