St. Michael`s Golden-Domed Monastery
St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery (Mykhaylivskyi zolotoverkhyi monastyr) is a functioning monastery in Kyiv. The monastery is locatedopposite of the St. Sophia Cathedral. The site is located in the historic and administrative Uppertown and near the city’s historical commercial and merchant quarter Podil. Continue reading
Golden Gate in Kiev
The Golden Gate of Kyiv is a historic gateway in the ancient city walls of Kyiv. The Golden Gate was the part of the defense installation and served as a main town’s gate. It is located on the Volodymyrska Street near the Metro Station Zoloti Vorota. Continue reading
Pyrohiv is located in the southern outskirts of the Kiev city. It is now home to an outdoor Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine. Founded in 1969, the museum contains over 300 pieces of folk architecture brought here from all parts of Ukraine and carefully reassembled. Continue reading
The main street in Kyiv
Khreshchatyk is the main and the most popular street in Kiev. It is the administrative and business center of the city, destroyed during World War II by the retreating Red Army and it was rebuilt in the neo-classical style of post-war Stalinist architecture.
Andrew`S Descent in Kiev
Andriyivskyy Descent or Andrew’s 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 a major tourist attraction of the city.
Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev
Saint Sophia Cathedral is one of the city’s best known landmark and an outstanding architecturel monument, built by decree of the Grand Yaroslav the Wise in 1037. In that time the Cathedral was not only the center of diocese of Kyivan Rus in its golden age, but also the main political and culturel center. Saint Sophia belongs to the World Heritage.
Taras Shevchenko University
Taras Shevchenko University is a higher educational and scientific establishment, which has proven to be the center of higher education throughout 170 years of its existence.
St. Andrew`s Church
The project of St. Andrew’s Church was created by the famous architect Rastrelli. It is used to be a majour Baroque church in Kiev.
The National Bank of Ukraine
National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is the central bank of Ukraine. The building of the NBU was opened in 1839 in Kiev (in 1905 completed). In 1933, two more stories were added to the building to handle the growth.