National preserve Davniy Halych
National preserve "Davniy Halych" is created pursuant to the Decision of the Cabinet of Ministries of Ukraine from February, 8, 1994 No 81 "About the state historical-cultural preserve in town of Halych of Ivano-Frankivsk region" and by the Decree of President of Ukraine from October, 11, 1994 No 587/94 "About the national cultural establishments" and it is responsible to the Ministry of culture and arts of Ukraine now it is the Ministry of culture and tourism.
National preserve "Davniy Halych" exists on the base of the complex of sights history and culture united between themselves historically and landscape. National preserve "Davniy Halych" is cultural, educational and research establishment.
The main purpose of the National preserve is an exposure, research, saving, popularization and use of cultural legacy of ancient Halych.
Ancient Halych was the capital of Halychyna, and later Halych-Volyn principality. Now it is a unique historical-archaelogical sight property of all Ukrainian value. In 1994 on the basis of complex of historical and cultural sights ( XI-XVII ) centuries a state historical-cultural preserve was founded due to the Decree of President of Ukraine it has got a national status and the official modern name was given to it.
Now the sights of Halych are being carefully saved and restored. During 1995-2005 the historical center of ancient Halych and its places of interest restored: Church of St. Panteleymon, Dormition Cathedral, Chapel of St. Basil and many other sights of folk architecture. In the central of the town a monument is set to the prominent statesman of ancient Rus-Ukraine to the king Danylo Halytsky. Presently Halych Castle is in the stage of restoration, the Karmelits church in Bilshivtsi, the foundations of Dormition Cathedral of Our Lady is made like a museum property in Krylos.
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