Golden Gate in Kiev is the monument of fortified building of 12 century, one of few, which remained till our times. The construction amazed with its greatness and inaccessibility: Church of annunciation settled down over a power combat tower and it was very symbolical for a Christian city as the Gate served as the main entrance to Kiev. Golden Gate was constructed in
This remarkable building decorated with the fabulous figures of animals and chimeras like as they were took from peaked roofs of Notre Dame de Paris can be easily called the most unusual Kiev building. On the roof of the building are sitting good-natured toads with nereids, heads of rhinos and antelope are built into walls, drain pipes look like snakes and elephant
Askold grave is a part of a beautiful park on the right-bank side of the Dnieper, it is located between Dnieper descent and Mariininskiy park. This is one of the most famous historical places of Kiev.
National Museum of History of Ukraine was originally an archaeological exposition in City Museum of Antiques (now National Art Museum). In 1904 the exposition officially gained a museum status. At first the museum existed owing to sponsors’ support, and in 1909 it was passed to the state care. In Museum collection of that time there were objects, found during
Museum of Miniature of author Nikolay Siadristy is located at the territory of Kievo-Pecherskaya Lavra. Just one author’s works are presented in the museum collection – no wonder, only a few have the talent to shoe a flea. Feature of Nikolay Siadristy creative work is that everything is made by hand, by a special technology for each kind of works. Only in Museum of
State Museum of Ukrainian Decorative Folk Art is located in the territory of Kievo-Pecherskaya Lavra. Museum exposition numbers more than 70 000 objects made by Ukrainian folk skilled craftsmen, since 17 century and till Soviet period. Today it is one of the largest museums of folk art in the territory of Former Soviet Union.
Kiev entertaining centers combine all popular entertainments. When a person is going to have a good time on off days of after hard workday, he usually doesn’t imagine what exactly he wants, that’s why the more entertainments are concentrated in one complex the better. And Kiev entertaining centers have some advantages over other similar complexes, providing only one
Kiev cinemas offer not only interesting repertoire of the latest films but also modern equipment, perfect stereo and video systems, soft armchairs.