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St. Michael`s Golden-Domed Monastery

St. Michael`s Golden-Domed Monastery

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

The Golden Gate in Kyiv

Golden Gate in Kiev

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 – outdoor Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Ukraine

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Outdoor Museum

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

Khreshchatyk Street in Kyiv

The main street in Kyiv

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.

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Andriyivskyy Descent or Andrew’s Descent in Kiev

Andrew`S Descent in Kiev

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.

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Podil at night

The lower city (Podil) in Kiev

The lower city (Podil) in Kiev

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Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev

Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev

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.

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Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University

Taras Shevchenko University

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.

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St. Andrew`s Church

St. Andrew`s Church

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.

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National Bank of Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine

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.

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