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The House with Chimeras

10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine
044-520-28-26
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10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 13 November 2012

It's a bit of an uphill hike from the Kreshatyk boulevard to get there, but the building is too magnificently eccentric to miss. It looks distinctly like the set for a horror movie, but the grotesque creatures squatting and sliding along the facade and parapet...More

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 12 November 2012

very impressed place, just nex to presidental palace! was there during the day and then when dark, if u have no time choose secound option

Thank Kate87M
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Really nice to walk by especially for fairytale lovers but it is a pity that you can not enter. Really unique style for a home. Best to include in a city center walk.

1  Thank LucyTors
Reviewed 5 November 2012

It impresses you inside and outside, special atmosphere, unusual story of a talented man behind. Must-see if you are in Kyiv

1  Thank GalkaKyiv
Reviewed 5 November 2012

One cannot go inside this house, and I am not sure there is much to see inside, However, it has a lot of quirky architecture on the outside, set in a very nice location opposite the President's office on a hill, overlooking the Kiev city...More

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 19 October 2012

This building really has no other like it. Although almost entirely grey, the sculptures and details on it are incredible. A 10min walk from the main boulevard, a must see to visitors.

Thank RoelR
Reviewed 3 October 2012

We were fortunate enough to manage to get inside for an hour long tour. We had a tour guide for the day and she prevailed on her contacts for us to make the visitor list - we had to pre-supply copies of passport details and...More

Thank zambrosia
Reviewed 1 October 2012

Located on the top of the hill, the House of Chimeras is decorated with a lot of animals (or monsters) and it is one of the interesting and weird places to see. It is just opposite the huge Presidential Administration building, have spent much time...More

Thank Stephanos1
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Like everything in Kiev, House of Chimeras is on the top of the hill. There's really nothing you can't see from many photos, but it's still worth to see by own eyes. Afterwards I have read you can also visit inside.

Thank keisaa
Reviewed 2 September 2012

The early 20th century house is decorated with all sorts of animals and gargoyle-like figures. It is certainly a curiosity. I would have loved to have seen inside but, sadly, I was told it is government reception building so not open to the general public.

Thank Roland D
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