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Vladimirskaya st., 40a, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank garryburns36
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just can't believe how grand a structure this is. The architecture is phenomenal. Seeing how things were built then and today really gives you some thought.

Thank William E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank IainNorthernIreland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Dani L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a shame only a gate stood against the test of time, I would like to see the city walls etc. But this gate all alone makes you imagine how Middle Ages Kiev looked like.

Thank Ali B
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Did not find this all the great to see. Yes it is a rather interesting sight, but a quick walk around and your done

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank SpejsK
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing building, mixture of wood and stone. Located on a small square, having a lovely fountain by its foot. Local beer is available around the fountain.

Thank Balázs T
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank seed37
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