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Khreshchatyj Park near European Square, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The People's Friendship Arch offers a glimpse into the Soviet mindset, being built to recognise 60 years of the Soviet Union, which is oh so ironic today. The arch is about 50m in diameter. Beneath it are 2 statues. I appreciated the Arch for some...More

Thank Hannah75
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Nothing special other than something of interest if passing. There are several statues very close by that you can see at the same time. It's by the park and not far from the viewing platform overlooking the river Dneiper.

Thank simply-peregrinating
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a great place to visit, the arch, the monuments are all worth seeing. Plus the views make it even better

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

I visited this monument in the late 1980s/early 90s. The locals, even then, were talking about the possibility of civil war. At the time I thought that their concerns were exaggerated, but look what soon after happened to the Soviet Union. Given this arch supposedly...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I can't restrain myself from sharing my upset fro this monument of Soviet concepts to present military and political presence in a territory within the block as a friendship! Megalomaniac, zero art value, unfortunately spoiling one of the picturesque viewpoints of Kiev.

Thank 218janv
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The arch is cool, but the main reason to go here is that it is has one of the best views of the Dnipro river. The park surrounding the arch is very nice as well and you can do some hiking. It’s centrally located right...More

Thank philipkG9245FG
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The friendship arch is just an arch nothing special,but near the arch is the zipline that worth the ride for 250 krivna per person,and if you have an action camera its a must at zipline.

Thank V1sitor
Reviewed 8 June 2018

You can easily access Mariinskiy Park through some steps, and along the Valeriy Lobanovskyi Stadium. It's only a small detour so if you are in the area, it's worth the visit.

Thank travellingsloths
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The friendship arch is just an arch and little more than a few monuments. Great views of parts of Kiev

Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Nice place to take pictures and there is also a view point there. If you are in for an adventure your can also take the zip line an walk back up the hill.

Thank M0nicaN0rway
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