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Kyiv – Victory Square at night

Victory Square in Kiev

Victory Square in Kiev

The Victory Square (Peremogy Square in Ukrainian or Pobedy Square in Russian) is dedicated to the victory in the World War II. The Square is situated in the Peremogy Avenue (or Street), which is the longest and broadest Street in Kiev (Kyiv). Continue reading

Panoramas of the Dnipro River in Kiev

Pedestrian Bridge

Pedestrian Bridge

The Dnipro River is Europe’s second longest river that flows through the heartland of Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine. Continue reading

Water Museum in Kiev

Water Museum in Kiev

Water Museum in Kiev

Water Museum or Water Information Centre is located in the Kreschatiy park in Kiev Center not far from the European Square. Water museum was opened in 2003 in the reconstructed building of old water-tower which is more than 130 years. The mission of the Museum is informing people about Earth hydrosphere and water resources of Ukraine, its vulnerability and necessity for life, technologies of making safe for health drinking water in the systems of central water-supply, sewage treatment, and rational water consumption. Continue reading

Catherdral of the Dormition

Cathedral of the Dormition

Cathedral of the Dormition

Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Dormition Cathedral is one of the oldest churches of the Kievan Rus, a unique architectural monument, one of the wonders of Ukraine, the tomb of many outstanding personalities. For many centuries the Cathedral was one of the most revered shrines of the Orthodox Church. Continue reading

Zamkova Hora in Kiev

Zamkova Hora

Zamkova Hora

Zamkova Hora is a historical site in the centre of the Kiev city. According to some historians, Zamkova Hora has a mystical prehistory, it is supposed to be one of the Lysa hora (“bald mountains”, that are without trees from several sides). The sites of witch gatherings are called Lysa hora. Continue reading

Andriyivskyy Descent on the Independence Day

Andriyivskyy Descent

Andriyivskyy Descent

Andriyivskyy Descent is a historic descent connecting Kiev’s Upper Town to the historically commercial Podil. The street, often advertised by tour guides and operators as the “Montmartre of Kiev,” is one of the major tourist attraction of Kiev. The descent’s current name is derived from the 18th cen tury, at the time when the Saint Andrew’s Church was erected on the top of the hill. Continue reading

Feofaniya Park in Kiev

Feofaniya Park

Feofaniya Park

Feofaniya is a historic place on the southern part of Kyiv. The total area of the park is about 1.5 km2. Continue reading

The Gorodetska Street in Kiev

National academic theatre of Ivan Franko

National academic theatre of Ivan Franko

A lot of people dream of visiting Paris. But to feel the charm of Montmartre, it is not necessarily going to France. It is enough to turn from the Khreshchatyk Street to the Lipki district and you face quiet aristocratic street with luxury shops, cosy cafes and restaurants, with a cinema and theatre. The Gorodetskaya Street (early Nikolaevskaya) is really called the Kievan Paris. Continue reading

House of the weeping widow (Kiev)

House of the weeping widow

House of the weeping widow

This popular building (mansion) was constructed in 1907 upon an order of Sergey Arshavskiy, a merchant from Poltava by the architect Bratdtman (modern style). The House of the weeping widow is situated on the 23 Luteranska Street. Continue reading

Administrative buildings in Kiev

President`s administrative building

Secretariat of the President of Ukraine

The main purpose of the Secretariat is to provide administrative, advisory, analytical, and legal assistance to the President. The Secretariat arranges communication and official statements between the President and the Ukrainian parliament. Continue reading

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