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The House with Chimeras

10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 520 2826
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is in fact possible to visit the House with Chimeras unlike some of the reviews suggest, also for foreigners (I organized mine over primetour. The house is opposite of the presidential administration and in fact used by the president or Ukrainian politicians for some...More

Thank Matthias W
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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