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. 

Monument to Yaroslav the Wise

Monument to Yaroslav the Wise

In 1997, the monument to Yaroslav the Wise was unveiled near the west end face of the Golden Gate.

Golden Gate

Golden Gate

Unfortunately, today`s building that we can see, is not the real gate, but the construction of 1982 made for the purpose to save the vestiges of the gate. It is possible to see an original stone-work of 11th centure in a museum, that is inside the Gate.

Building in front of the Golden Gate

Building in front of the Golden Gate

Volodymyrska street

Volodymyrska street

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