Poltava is a city is highlighted with gardens and flowers, situated in central Ukraine. The landscaped Korpusny Sad square, or Round Square, is home to the Monument of Glory commemorating the 1709 Battle of Poltava. The Poltava Art Museum offers regional art and a children's gallery. The Museum of Local Lore displays folk art and Cossack relics. The Botanical Garden has an arboretum and a flower museum. To the northeast is the Holy Cross Convent, founded in 1650.