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Prince Volodymyr the Great was a ruler of Kyivan Rus. Volodymyr had consolidated the Kyivan realm from modern-day Russian, Belarus, and Ukraine to the Baltic Sea. The monument is spectacular with wonderful views from the Volodymyr hill.
The monument itself is impressive, overlooking the Dnipro river. It is set in a small park with a fountain and plenty of benches to sit and relax. In the evenings there are samba lessons which is enjoyable to watch. It is a very short walk...More
This is a huge bronze statue located in the Volodymyr Hill Park and overlooking the Dnieper river. Because of construction work taking place in the park at the time of my visit in April 2019, I was unable to actually reach the statue. I had...More
The Statute depicts St. Volodymyr who brought Christianity to Ukraine in the 10th century. The statue is iconic in the sense that Kyiv was often depicted in black and white photos the tallest structure, a giant looking over the Dnipro River. When I was visiting,...More
While I was walking around Volodymyr Hill Park I managed to get a good view of the Prince Volodymyr the Great Monument from one of the vantage points. Although I only got a back view of the monument I could see how immense the structure...More
Vladimir was a grand prince and ruler of Kievan Rus who lived between 980-1015. He is also the patron saint of Kiev and the first Christian ruler whose baptism determined the course of Christianity. This bronze monument was built in 1853 and is the dominant...More
The statue can be seen from a long distance. From the Volodimirska Girka park looking down to Dnieper River. When he lived, that was the time when pagan kings converted to Christianity. His neighbor, St. Stephen the Hungarian king also gave up his ancestors' faith...More
Such a lovely and powerful monument of the prince! Overall, I truly liked this monument, I can see if from a distance away. Around there are cathedrals as well, great choice for the first walking free tour!