Tag: Dnieper River
River Port & Quay in Kyiv
River Port and Quay in Kyiv. One of the main attractions of the Ukrainian capital is the Dnieper River and the city sits on both banks. In Soviet days, departmental recreation centers and camping-type sanatoriums, formerly just called “houses”, w ...
The history of Vydubitsky Monastery. The Vydubichi neighborhood was first mentioned in Russian texts as far back as 1070, in connection with the construction of the Krasny (Red) courtyard – a country seat of the Grand Prince of Kyiv Vsevolod Yarosl ...
The Motherland Monument in Kyiv
This grand memorial ( Motherland )by the Dnieper River was inaugurated on 9th May 1981. This solemn ceremony was attended by the then General Secretary of the USSR, Leonid Brezhnev. Inside this huge structure is the Ukrainian State Museum of the Grea ...
The Puppet Theater in Kyiv
The history of Puppet Theater in Kyiv. The medieval castle with tall spires arose in Khreshchaty Park only dates that back to 2005. Architect Vladimir Yudin added many fairy-tale characters, popular with kids because this is the home of the Kyiv Acad ...