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Freedom Square

Kharkiv, Ukraine
+380 96 800 2992
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Freedom square is the main place for any kind of demonstrations, protests and probably concerts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Valdis A
Kremenchuk, Ukraine
via mobile

Last time I came was January and quiet open space just a nice walk .but unfortunately they have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John D
via mobile
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Kharkiv, Ukraine
+380 96 800 2992
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Freedom square is the main place for any kind of demonstrations, protests and probably concerts. Located in the very central part of the city, metro station University. One of the biggest central square in the Europe. Huge size!

Thank Valdis A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last time I came was January and quiet open space just a nice walk .but unfortunately they have opened up to traffic and car park not such a good place anymore .a shame

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the locals told me this square is where they get together for special events. Christmas and other holidays they celebrate. She told me several years ago, they had 1.5 million people in the square. The population in 2015 was just under 1.5 M....More

Thank bob k
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I like freedom square. It is the largest in Europe. It looks nice but no Lenin now :( Nothing interesting in usual days - just a few cars parked. But it is extremely interesting during winter holidays or some holiday days - with lots of...More

Thank M0anna
Reviewed 1 September 2017

it is huge - they say largest in Europe - but they want to count in park etc. anyway it is good to see it

Thank Bret S
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The square is advertised as the largest central square in Europe and it definitely is that based on what I have experienced. As opposed to being an open area to display military might, etc. it is actually more of a combination of that and park...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This place, locally called "maidan" for "square" is one of the largest in Europe. it's host a lot of history of the former Ukrainian capital.

Thank Xavier L
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe it is because of me, but there is nothing special about this square.. Although I am aware it holds great emotion value to some people.

Thank Exaptar
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The military tent is a poignant reminder that men and women are defending their country with whatever equipment they can scrap together. It is a very moving experience when you realize that they are trying to keep their country free.

Thank hitchrdnck
Reviewed 12 May 2017

There is nothing there. Finally they took down the statue of Lenin. The square is the site of most of the cities celebrations and is next to another large park with many good restaurants. I recommend going to the near center for an ice cream...More

Thank sandyrown59
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