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7. Kharkiv, Ukraine

Things to see: Located in the centre, Freedom Square  is the ninth largest square in the world. You could then take a walk on Via-Pushkinskaya Sumskaya, one of the most important streets of the city, filled with shops, restaurants and elegant historic buildings. Another place to visit is Constitution Square, the most important square and a meeting place for locals and tourists.

Trivia: This is the second largest city in the country and is home to one of its oldest universities, founded in 1805. The most famous and popular dish in town is Borsch soup, made with beets, onions, garlic, tomatoes, meat and broth and served with potatoes.

Useful information: Restaurants usually close at 10-11 pm, but some of them, such as Shato are open 24 hours a day. The three subway lines are open from 6am to midnight. Remember that it’s forbidden to drink on the street (this is allowed only in bars, restaurants and coffee shops).

Where to celebrate: Freedom Square can accommodate up to 50,000 people. You can play football, enjoy concerts and DJ sets, plus even participate in food and beverage tastings.

Stadium: Metalist Stadium, capacity 38,633 spectators.

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