Petrovskyi and Sunny Parks

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Petrovskyi and Soniachnyi (Sunny) Parks are arranged in the central historical part of the city on the site of the former earthen ramparts of the Poltava fortress of the XVIII century. The land plot vacated as a result of excavation of the remains of the fortress ramparts by the provincial gardener I. Orlovskyi in 1905 was transformed into a park. 

Continuation of this park Sunny, opened in the early 20s of the twentieth century. Both Parks have a rectangular shape and an alley principle of planting trees. Among the infrastructural objects: paths for walking, flower beds, waterfalls, etc.

From the southern part of Petrovskyi Park opens a magnificent view of the facade of the Poltava Museum of Local Lore. Vasyl Krychevskyi. In 1926, a monument to Taras Shevchenko (sculptor Ivan Kavaleridze) was erected in the park.

In 2020, on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the opening of the first communal water main, a bronze sculptural composition of the Plumber with a Cat was installed in the Sunny Park.

In 2023, by the decision of the extraordinary forty-fourth session of the Poltava City Council of the eighth convocation, Sunny Park was renamed in honor of the fallen soldier Yevgenii Brach "Mali".

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Both parks have the status of parks-monuments of garden and park art of local importance.

Where to findintersection of Sobornosti and Konstytutsii streets

spirit and history of the city


bright sports
events and locations






poltava fest


special impressions
and experience


a step away from the park


take a deep breath