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Kyiv Founders’ Monument: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is on the Dnieper river close to the Metro Dnipro. This is a monument to the founders of Kiev. According to legend, Kiev was founded by brothers Kyi, Schek, Horyv & their sister Lybid in the 11th-12th century. This monument is certainly worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 September 2019

The Kiev Founders monument is on the Dnieper river down from Metro Dnipro. I'm told to visit during sunrises and sunsets. It shows the three brothers, Kyi, Scchek, Khoryv and their sister Lybid in a boat. Kiev is named after Kyi, the eldest brother. There...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jim H
Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

If you have several days in Kyiv, make sure to add this place to your route list. There is a monument to 3 brothers and sister who were the founders of the city. Nice view to the river from that place. Just be careful with...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank XmanOne
Reviewed 22 April 2019

My first suggestion is to follow what Karen90 suggests - go to Dnipro station and walk to here. We tried to walk from the Motherland Statue and got really lost under the massive junction of roads and underpasses etc. Anyway, the monument is in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TheLush101
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Once you get to the station, exit left and go under an underpass to the left of the exit, you then need to head right along the river for about 15 minutes. Statue is directly below the mother of Ukraine statue by the river( which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Karen90
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A place where monument depicting three brothers and one sister said to be founders of kiev city. As they landed by boat so this monument is highlighting there visit. Backside having beautiful river view & at enternce having a beautiful park to stroll in nature...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank dinesh r
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Since the city of Kiev was founded by Swedish vikings this monument is a definite MUST for us Scandinavians while visiting Kiev

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JohanGillgren
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Don't come here unless you have a GOOD plan on how to leave again. The monument is literally in the middle of nowhere besides a highway and not close to anywhere where taxis stop nor transportation nor wifi.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank vwh187
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We found it rather hard to get to this without using Uber or a taxi. We took a metro to Dnipro station and just walked for quite a long time. The actual monument is from 1982 and was done by Vasyl Borodai. This place is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jana C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This impressive monument represents the founders of the City of Kiev and is quite central and easy to access.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank gyanfernando
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