Ship House is a totally punch line of Chernivtsi architect. It`s located on the crossing of Holovna str. and Sholom-Aleykhema str. Ship House is one of the first stone houses in Chernivtsi, built in XIX century. Some people still call it “shifa”, from Deutsch “schiff”, that means “ship”. This house stands at a corner on a triangular shaped block and it has been designed to resemble a ship with its narrow bow, observation deck, and a bridge. One of the many interesting buildings in the old town area of Chernivtsi.