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Not a easy place to spot,but it gives you a feeling of how the original city was built.
You can visit the inside but at my visit this was closed,a nice little spot to sit down at one of the cafes dotted around and take...More
It's more than an popular piece of music, the Great Gate of Kiev does exist. Usually known now as the Golden Gate, it's a very impressive reconstruction of the main gate through the fortifications into the medieval city of Kiev. If glimpsed from a tour...More
It really stands out on the city style, I understand not much of it left is original, but it's still quite interesting, there are people playing music around, it's right next to a beer garden, and the view on a sunny day is amazing.
Zoloti Vorota, the structure we see today is a reconstruction of the medieval gateway that was once the magnificent ceremonial entrance to the city dating back to 1037. I have long wanted to see this structure since I first heard the movement "The Great Gate...More
Beautiful replica of original gate. Exterior is amazing and there is metro station right next to it. Gate is surrounded by small park with benches. There is also museum inside of the gate, but during my visit was closed.
This place was only restored when Ukraine threw off Soviet "Russian" domination. The Soviets deliberately re-wrote the history of Kiev to insist it had been founded by "Slavs," and not by Scandinavians who called themselves "Rus." Soviets plundered the Viking artifacts found there, in order...More