Almost thousand years ago the Kyiv Prince Yaroslav
the Wise laid a fortress on a steep bank of the Ros'
river to guard the southern border of Kyiv Rus'. There
were built an Episcopal church in the middle of the
fortress. The town is called Bila Tserkva (The White
Church) since that time. There are the town Magnates'
Winter Palace and Oleksandriyvsky Park (Oleksandr's