Kyiv History Museum was opened on May 26, 1982 – during the celebration of the 1500th anniversary of the city. More than twenty years it was placed in the Klovsky Palace (architecture of the XVIII century). In May 2004 the Museum was closed to the public and moved to the “Ukrainian House” (Khreschatyk Str. 2). Exposure and exhibition activity resumed Museum August 22, 2012 in a new building of the museum and exhibition center on the street. Khmelnytskoho 7. Continue reading
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
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
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
View of St.Andrew`s church from Podil
Podil is a live history of Kyiv, its legend, it is the most ancient quater of the Ukraine`s capital. 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
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.
Located on 10 Bankova Street across the road from the Presidential Administration Offices in Kyiv, the House with Chimaeras, also known as Horodetsky House was built in the period of 1901–1902 by noted architector Vladyslav Horodetsky, who was regarded as the Gaudi of Kiev. It is the most notable example of Art Nouveau in Ukraine and the Ukrainian capital’s first “roofless” house.