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Golden Gate

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March 10, 2020
The Golden Gate of Kyiv was the main gate in the 11th century fortifications of Kyiv, the capital of Kievan Rus'. It was named in imitation of the Golden Gate of Constantinople. The structure was dismantled in the Middle Ages, leaving few vestiges of its existence. It was rebuilt completely by the…
February 19, 2020
The Golden Gate is a monument of defense architecture of Kiev Rus recreated in 1982 in Kiev during the reign of Yaroslav the Wise. This ruler surrounded the Upper City with an earthen fence with three gates, the most durable of which turned out to be the Golden Gate, which was the central entrance…
August 10, 2019
Historical entrance to Kyiv. Main gate in the 11th century fortifications of Kyiv. Nice square around.
June 25, 2019
you can easily get by metro to one of the central places in Kiev and walk from there to St.Sophia Cathedral and St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery. you can use the funicular to go down to Podil or panoramic stairs from Andrew's Descent.
May 13, 2018
Was the main gate in the 11th century fortifications of Kyiv |,_Kiev

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“This beautiful palace, formerly known as Tsarskoe, is located next to the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) building and is the ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine. ”
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“The sky-blue St. Michael's Cathedral, with its fabulously shining domes, is one of the most beautiful and important Orthodox temples in Ukraine. Built in the 90s, it is a remake of the destroyed St. Michael's Cathedral, which stood on the territory of the oldest monastery of Kyivan Rus for over eight centuries. The grandson of Yaroslav the Wise, Prince Sviatopolk, founded the cathedral in the early 12th century. It is named in honor of St. Michael - the protector of Kyiv. Its nickname, the Golden-Domed Cathedral, comes from the fact that was is the first and only church with such extravagant domes in ancient Rus.”
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Opera House
“If you like ballet. This place is a must. :) The fly like butterflies dancing your feelings”
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“Sophia Cathedral, Holy Wisdom of God Cathedral, St. Sophia in Kyiv is a Christian cathedral in the center of Kyiv. It is a monument of Ukrainian architecture and monumental painting of the second decade of the 11th (1011–1018). This is one of the few surviving buildings of the Kyivan Rus' time.”
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Science Museum
“А history museum dedicated to the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and its consequences. It houses an extensive collection of visual media, artifacts, scale models and other representational items designed to educate the public about many aspects of the disaster. Several exhibits depict the technical progression of the accident, and there are also many areas dedicated to the loss of life and cultural ramifications of the disaster.”
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