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    Conker Statue - Maryinsky Park

    by Pomocub Updated Jul 5, 2014

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    The Conker or chestnut statue is located in Maryinsky Park in Kyiv which is near to the Dynamo Kyiv Stadium (Lobonovsky Stadium). Maryinskiy Park has many chestnut trees, the ice cream stalls in the park even sell chestnut icecream.

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    Bohdan & Varvara Khanenko Museum Of Arts

    by ainsleigh Written Nov 23, 2013

    This fantastic art gallery with the largest foreign art collection in Ukraine has a unique and interesting collection of European and Asian art and artifacts. Admission was very expensive for Kyiv but worth it. European works include Velazquez, Rubens and Bosch, but it’s the collection of Asian art that really stood out. There are several rooms in the Renaissance-style building, each with unique and beautiful collections of Persian ceramics, Japanese paintings and wood carvings, Chinese porcelain and paintings, rare Byzantine icons from the 6th-7th century and much more. The rooms on the top floor have gorgeous frescoes painted on the ceilings, carved wood details and an antique fireplace, understandably a popular spot for wedding photos. The diverse galleries flow well through this beautiful building, and with the help of the very good English audioguide, we found an interesting and well-rounded art experience here.

    Bohdan & Varvara Khanenko Museum Of Arts
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    Verkhovna Rada

    by Pomocub Written Nov 17, 2013

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    The Verkhovna Rada is the Ukrainian Parliament otherwise known as the Supreme Council of Ukraine. It was established in 1938. The original building was destroyed during World War II and the building as it exists today was reconstructed in 1945.

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  • Museum of outstanding figures of the Ukrainian cul

    by belousovai Written Jul 19, 2013

    The reason of foundation of the museum was an interesting historical fact: in the late 19th century - early 20th century four families of outstanding Ukrainian artists lived in neighborhood. Lesya Ukrainka, Mykola Lysenko, Michael Staritskiy, Panas Saksagansky - they submitted the culture of Dnipro region intelligence. The exposition of the museum located in buildings that have survived till today, they are boundaries of the museum, which granted the status of a protected zone. Museum visitors are immersed in an atmosphere of refined life of Ukrainian intellectuals of late 19th - early 20th century, as their interiors and household items carefully reproduced.
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  • Literary and Memorial Museum of P. H. Tychyna

    by belousovai Written Jul 19, 2013

    Museum dedicated to life and work of Paul Tychyna was opened to visitors in 1980. The apartment is kept, and not reproduced, the interior where the writer lived, his musical instruments: piano and bandura, on which Tychina masterfully played. All 28 thousand exhibits are personal things, works of art, books, by the way, 20 thousand pieces - all belonged to the poet.
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  • National Museum of Natural History

    by belousovai Written Jul 19, 2013

    Scientific and Natural Museum, one of the largest museums in the world. This is a museum complex which includes five museums: the geological, zoological, paleontological, archaeological and botanical. Founded in 1966, the museum is located in the city center, in an old house with an expressive architecture. The museum area of ​​8,000 square meters, locates in 24 halls, more than 30 thousand. Exhibits tell about the origin of the earth, its structure and evolution of the flora and fauna, culture and daily life of the tribes that inhabited Ukrainian land many years.
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  • National Museum of the History of Ukraine

    by belousovai Written Jul 19, 2013

    Leading Museum of Ukraine in the number and value of the collections presented. He has a fund of almost a million exhibits. This archaeological and numismatic collections, weapons, ethnographic collections and attractions arts and crafts, antique, manuscripts, works of drawing and painting. The building itself was built in the years 1937-1939., According to the architect IY Karakis, originally intended for the first art school in the whole Ukrainian Republic. Now the museum building is an architectural monument status. The Museum has over 800,000 exhibits, unique historical and cultural monuments. The museum can learn about the valuable collections of archaeological, ethnographic, numismatic collections. Guns and firearms, glassware and porcelain. The collection of documents, estate, certificates, letters and Hetman of Cossack.
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  • Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine

    by belousovai Written Jul 19, 2013

    Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine - a branch of the National Museum of History of Ukraine - was opened to the public in January 1969. The museum has one of the richest collections of gold products in the CIS countries. The museum exhibition reproduces the history of Ukraine from ancient times to the present. Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine is a treasure trove of historical, cultural and artistic relics of the Ukrainian people and the world civilization. Stock collections of the museum includes 56 thousand items of archeology and arts and crafts made ​​of precious stones and metals, which came to the museum from the collection of the Kyiv History Museum, the Art Museum, the Ukrainian Museum of Jewish culture. Masterpiece Collection - gold Scythian pectoral.
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  • Аir-ballon

    by belousovai Written Jul 19, 2013

    Do you want to see Kyiv from bird's-eye view? Then the balloon flight is just what you need. You can feel something indescribable happiness, so familiar aeronauts!
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  • Dolphinarium Nemo

    by belousovai Written Jul 19, 2013

    Kiyv Dolphinarium "Nemo" - one of the most modern cultural and recreational centers in Europe, which combines the Dolphinarium and the center of the dolphin.
    "Romantic night show" on Saturday, which includes a laser show, light show, fire show, the performance of entertainers, sea lions and dolphins. In addition to the Dolphinarium "Nemo" can be photographed, swim with our pets and even get to know the underwater world of dolphins, due to the possibility of diving. As well you have the opportunity to dive with the dolphin. Sessions dolphin promote relaxation and healing people at chronic stress, as well as the rehabilitation of children suffering from all kinds of disabilities. Visiting Dolphinarium "Nemo", you are sure to have unforgettable experiences and positive emotions.
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  • Entertainment Complex «X-PARK»

    by belousovai Written Jul 19, 2013

    "X-Park" - this is the most unique place to stay, located in Kyiv in the green Trukhaniv island. X-Park offers visitors a lot of different sports and adventure activities, including:
    wakeboarding session at the club X-Traction
    paintball, quad biking, jet ski and boats, Visit rope park, bouldering, walking on sleklaynu, game of table tennis, mini-golf,shooting range and many other interesting things!
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  • Parachute tower

    by belousovai Written Jul 19, 2013

    Parachute tower, this is exactly what you need to try in Kyiv. Plus a lot of adrenaline and unforgettable memory that will be with you. Open this extreme kind of holiday!
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    The Museum to the Victims of the Famines.

    by Askla Updated Dec 13, 2012

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    This museum is dedicated to the victims of the famines in 1921-22, 1932-33 and 1946-47.
    During the whole period of Soviet regime the Ukrainan people suffered from horrible tragedies like the famines mentioned, but worst of all was the ARTIFICIAL famine designed by the regime of Stalin in 1932-33. This insane madness took more than 3.940.000 Ukrainans live's. Let us NEVER forget them!!

    There are excursions held every hour from 10.00. It was closed for the day during my visit.

    Granite blocks representing coffins for the dead.

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    Monument to the Unknown Soldier.

    by Askla Updated Dec 13, 2012

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    This is a monument to the Unknown Soldiers who died in the two World Wars.

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    Bogdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of fine Art.

    by Askla Updated Dec 13, 2012

    This museum tempted me because of its four very old icons, from the 6th and 7th centuries. During my visit only two of them were in place, the other two were in Moscow at an exhibition. These icons are painted in a slightly naive Byzantine style. They are not especially large, but well worth the entrance fee, in my opinion.
    The museum consists of two wings, the eastern one showing Buddhist, Chinese and Islamic art while the western one shows western art like paintings, furniture and Greek sculptures.
    This link will take you to a map - the museum is opposite to the bus stop where the marker is pointing.
    I post another link to the museum further down, but it is only available in Ukrainan.

    Working hours: Wed - Sunday 10.30 - 17.30
    Fee: 20 Hrynia each half.
    Taking photos is absolutely prohibited except for the entrance hall!

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