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How to find a hedgehog in KievHow to climb to the Mother Motherland in KievHow to ride on the funicular in KievHow to try Ukrainian borscht in KievHow to climb to the Great Lavra Bell Tower in KievHow to buy vyshyvanka in KievHow to have a picnic in the botanical garden in Kiev26 things to doin Kiev
Monument that towering over the city, you can find in the "Museum of History of Ukraine in World War II", and on the top of it is the observation deck.
Mother Motherland is located on the right bank of the Dnieper River. The height of the monument Motherland - 62 meters. Inside there are two elevators leading to two viewing platforms - lower (at the feet of the statue) and the top (in the head).
Next to the statue is a memorial complex, which includes the monument, the main area of Avenue of the hero-city, bowl "Fire of Glory", a lot of statues dedicated to the wartime, museum where you can see the plane Li-2 and Mi-24V.
Originally, the architect wanted to cover the statue with gold leaf, but soon this idea was abandoned and trim was made of steel. It is believed that the statue should stand for more than 150 years, and can even withstand a 9-point earthquake.
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Climb to the Mother Motherland
Rise to the top of the monumental figure, where you can see the streets of Kiev and take cool selfie on the top of the Mother Motherland.UAH 5010
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More places to visit in Kiev
Mezhyhirya Residence is not just a beautiful park, it's also a museum of Ukrainian corruption, where you can see the arrogant luxury in which Ukrainian officials live.3
One of the favorite places of kievans for a walk and guests of the capital. It turned into an unusual open-air art museum in less than 10 years.6
A popular place for the locals and guests of the city, here you can take a boat trip and ride along the Dnieper, as well as rent the whole boat for walks.7
Montmartre of Kiev, the main street of the city, the concentration of talented and creative people, and also home to a variety of museums and galleries.15
Funicular in Kiev became the second funicular after the funicular in Odessa in Ukraine. Now it is used not only by the locals, but also by travelers.10
Kievan Rus Park
The largest historical and entertainment center in Ukraine, where the architecture and atmosphere of the ancient Kiev was reconstructed with the maximum historical certainty.7
More than 100 thousand people dream of it, but no one knows if their dreams will come true, and in the meantime the unfinished bridge is covered with a layer of rust.9
You will find the green glades, fountains, greenhouses and a heady aroma of lilac, hydrangeas and tulips right in the center of Kiev.10
Kiev Pechersk Lavra
One of the largest monastery in the world, and the very first in Kievan Rus. There is territory for tourists here, and the territory for monks on the other side of the monastery.11
Hydropark - an island of entertainment with many beaches, discos, restaurants, water attractions, boat stations, a training campus and all kinds of playgrounds.5