Uman trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Uman is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine, to the east of Vinnytsia. Located in the historical region of the eastern Podolia, the city rests on the banks of the Umanka River at around, and serves as the self-governing administrative center of the Uman Raion (district).Among Ukrainians, Uman is known for its depiction of the haidamak rebellions in Taras Shevchenko's longest of poems, Haidamaky ("The Haidamaks", 1843). The city is also a pilgrimage site for Breslov Hasidic Jews and a major center of gardening research containing the dendrological park Sofiyivka and the University of Gardening.Uman (Humań) was a privately owned city of Poland and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.HistoryUman was first mentioned in historical documents in 1616, when it was under Polish rule. It was part of the Bracław Voivodeship of the Lesser Poland Province of the Polish Crown. Its role at this time was as a defensive fort to withstand Tatar raids, containing a prominent Cossack regiment that was stationed within the town. In 1648 it was taken from the Poles by Ivan Hanzha, colonel to Cossack leader Bohdan Khmelnytsky, and Uman was converted to the administrative center of cossack regiment for the region. Poland retook Uman in 1667, after which the town was deserted by many of its residents who fled eastward to Left-bank Ukraine. From 1670 - 1674, Uman was a residence to the Hetman of right-bank Ukraine.Uman is in Cherkasy Oblast. To personalize your trip to Uman, create itinerary details specific to you using our Ukraine attractions site.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Uman
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top Uman tours
Ex Nuclear Missile Base Tour from Kiev BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $108
Duration: 10 hours
Military Tour of Missile Force Base from Kyiv BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $136
Duration: 12 hours
Popular things to do in Uman
Side trips from Uman
Hidden gems in Uman
Museums in Uman
Places to visit with Uman
Recently planned trips to Uman
17 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 54 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 31 days in Ukraine BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Cherkasy Oblast BY A USER FROM UKRAINE January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Krakow, Bodrogkeresztur & Uman BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, popular sights Preferences: December, culture Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Cherkasy Oblast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium