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archive-title Daily Archives: 2017-02-06 22:02:21

Daily Archives: 2017-02-06 22:02:21

Kiev – Facts

Kiev – Ukraine Ukrainian capital city Kiev is an increasingly popular tourist destination. According to legend, the city was founded around the Fifth Century by Shchek, Khoryv, Lybid and Kyi, from whom it took its name. Kiev has plenty to offer tourists. The city had a turbulent Twentieth Century, under the rule of Soviet Moscow, […]

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Maidan – The Heart of Kiev

For centuries, Independence Square has been Kiev’s vibrant heart and the country’s most historic location. This is where revolutions have taken place (as recently as 2014), victories have been celebrated and many festivals are held, even today. Friends meet up by the Independence Monument, children play in the fountain and the sunny terraces always draw […]

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St. Sofia Cathedral

“The St. Sofia Cathedral is one of the most beautiful attractions in Kiev” Since its original construction, the cathedral has undergone many changes. The building has been damaged numerous times, especially in the 13th century when the Tatars conquered Kiev. During various restorations, new rooms were frequently added. Under the Soviet Union’s anti-religious policy in […]

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Sophia Cathedral, 1000 Years of History

In the old city centre of Kiev stands the St. Sofia Cathedral. This incredible building is one of the best known and most beautiful Ukrainian monuments and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Dating back to the 11th century, construction of the cathedral was commissioned by Yaroslav the Wise, the ruler of the […]

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