Tag: Prince Vladimir
Magdeburg Law Pillar in Kyiv
The history of Magdeburg Law Pillar. The first monument to the “enlightened” Kyiv was an edifice on the Dnieper embankment in 1808. It is an 18 m high pillar erected above the Khreschatitsky spring in the place “where the children of the most O ...
Saint Vladimir Monument
The history of Saint Vladimir Monument. Around 1840, a series of landslides caused great damage to Alexandrovsky Descent. So it was decided to stabilise the hillside with trees and bushes and to create a park. According to legend, somewhere in this l ...
Vladimir the Great
The history of Vladimir the Great. For his most important act, the baptism of Rus’ in 988, Prince Vladimir was canonized, becoming equal to the apostles, and he became known in history by the names Vladimir the Great, the Baptist, and the epic Vla ...
One of the oldest and most revered trees of the city has significant surroundings – it grows on StaroKyivska mountain, a few steps from the basement of the Tithe Church and not far from St. Andrew’s Church. For several decades now, there has been ...