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See Ukraine in miniaturein Kiev, Ukraine

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Do you think it's impossible to see the whole Ukraine in one hour? Easily! Just visit the museum "Ukraine in Miniature".
How to see Ukraine in miniature in Kiev
Earlier in this small open-air museum you could see only Kiev and its most famous places and buildings: Saint Sophia's Cathedral, Lavra, Khreshchatyk, Andrews Descent and many other Kiev sights. Over time, the museum grew and now all the most famous and beautiful buildings and places of Ukraine or, more precisely, their miniature copies are gathered here.

Independence Square, Kiev
Photo: Andrews Descent
Pirogovo, Kiev
Photo: Pirogovo

In total there are about 50 expositions in the park, their number is constantly increasing, and the "population" of "small Kiev" is about 700 people.

How to do?

1. Go to Hydropark, the most convenient way to get here by subway to the station with the same name on the red line.
2. Exit towards the Venice Bridge, just before the bridge, turn right and go down the steps, then walk straight about 200 meters towards the restaurant "Windmill" (Brovarsky prospect 9B).
3. Buy a ticket right at the entrance.
4. Look at the miniature copies of all the architectural monuments of Ukraine made by hands of real wizards.

Where to do?

#15Hydropark in KievHydropark

Hydropark - an island of entertainment with many beaches, discos, restaurants, water attractions, boat stations, a training campus and all kinds of playgrounds.

Location: it is located on the Venetian and Dolobetskiy islands between the Dnipro river and the Rusanivsky Strait in Kiev.
Open hours: Life rages here all day and night: in the daytime on beaches and water, and at night at various discos and clubs.

When to do?

The park is opened all year round. On weekdays: from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm. On weekends and holidays: from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm.

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