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If you take a car over the impressive length of the Dnieper dam, be sure to keep your tongue BEHIND... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Robert R
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
It’s a dam

This early 20 century dam was one of the great civil engineering projects of its time. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
roberth383
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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

If you take a car over the impressive length of the Dnieper dam, be sure to keep your tongue BEHIND your teeth or you could bite off bits! An impressive bit of engineering, if not well kept. Great views to the steel and aluminum works...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

This early 20 century dam was one of the great civil engineering projects of its time. Well worth viewing from afar. Glad I have seen it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a massive construction, impressive to see and drive across. But don't make a special point to spend a lot of time here. Once you have seen it, that's it.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Not a stand out attraction but worth seeing. It is very much in the old communist style and can be viewed from several different angles. Would not recommend making this a special excursion on a visit to this city.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JMB50
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is inn the center of city,looks so old but beatiful...the goverment has made a beach left side of this gor people egich looks enjoyable :)..i can noy say that you have to see this but if you come to here ,if you see, you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Brother was proud to show us Dnieper Hydroelectric Station. Husband was proud that it has been built as a copy of Aswan Station in Egypt. Actually very impressive construction full of power.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Ruslana0212
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I remember seeing this hydroelectric station on a photo from WWII, when the Red Army prepared crossing the river Dniepr and taking their offensive to the Western half of Ukraine. At the time, the dam had been destroyed during the battles. So it was quite...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Quite an important part of the region's history. You will most likely see it whilst travelling around to and from the city

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 7 August 2016

If you drive from Dnepropetrovsk to Zaporizhzhya you will pass Dneper Power Plant. Interesting object, specially the log where ships are transferred from one water level to an other. Also the view from the dam is quiet nice.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Hubert60
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This Hydro-Electric dam is a truly remarkable example of early 20th century engineering. It required an enormous effort in terms of resources and labour. The dam is over 800 metres long and 61 metres high. The dam elevates the river water up to 37 metres,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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