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The House with Chimeras

10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 520 2826
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10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 520 2826
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Due to security concerns with the next door Presidential Palace the visitor can only see the House from the opposite side of a police barrier. Consequently, one need only allocate a few minutes for this attraction.

Thank Thunderbird12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this building by accident just wandering around - it is quite close if you walk the main boulevard heading to maidan. it is near a small park and a theater. too bad that I could not get close to and just had to...More

Thank Laci K
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It's really cool, but there is a small inconvenience. You are not allowed to get into the territory where the house is located. So you have to enjoy from the distance...

Thank Alex J
Reviewed 20 September 2017

not the easiest to find, not the easiest walk. we passed a park full of sleeping tramps. once you get there though, its well worth it. outstanding design.

Thank rmurray86
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Most interesting and particular building in the city. Just a huge pity they did not allow us in. Anyway I strongly advice to find it and take a look.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Must arrange tour ahead of time, but it's a fascinating space with interesting history. Great area near lots of other interesting things to do/see

Thank earthtrekers123
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Impressive, over-the-top designs on the exterior of the building. Make a point to pass by, as this is one of a very unique design.

Thank LAM487
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We were stopped by (polite) guards from approaching the building but the chimeras we observed were fancy looking enough.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Certainly worth the short walk to see. The architect certainly meant to draw attention to his creation and I believe he certainly succeeded. While unable to enter the real show is outside anyway. Don't forget your camera !

Thank worldwandererAtlanta
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

No tourists are allowed, The site is officially closed, its guarded by the army and no one is allowed near it. Don't bother going.

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