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Hetman Bohdan Khmelnitsky Monument: Tours & Tickets

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Sophiyska Square, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 28 August 2019

Historically, Bohdan Khmelnytsky, a Zaporozhian hetman whom led the Ukrainian uprising against the Polish Lithuanian kingdom in 1648. Located at Sophia Square, excellent views of St. Sophia's Cathedral and St. Michael's Golden-domed Monastery.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jim H
Reviewed 18 July 2019

From one angle you ate shooting photos of St. Sophia, from another you are shooting at another lovely old church. The monument is very imposing and worth a stop

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 21 June 2019

Impressive monument standing between St. Sophia's Cathedral and a monastry (forgotten name) I've got much better photo's of it. Superb, and well worth having a look.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 17 June 2019 via mobile

This is a great location to go and visit in Kyiv if you like your history and liberation history of Ukraine. I believe it to be liberating history do not “quote me on this as it might of got lost in translation via the person...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 15 June 2019

The monument is located on the large square in front of St Sophias Cathedral, you can't miss seeing it on your way, so stop and look at it.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sofie L
Reviewed 5 June 2019

This is a large bronze statue located in Sofiskaya square, outside the St Sophia museum enclosure. It's a nice enough statue, but without the context and history it's pretty similar to any other statue you may see.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 23 April 2019

The statue itself is nothing special in terms of historical figures and their memorials have a peek if you are in the vicinity.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MikeFo
Reviewed 9 April 2019

Well it's a monumental statue on one of the central squares. But Chmielnicki, unknown as he is in the West, played a large role in the history of this region and is a controversial figure, so might be worth it reading up on him.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

If I remember correctly, this guy was the last great leader (hetman) of the Cossacks. I've taken a million photos of the statue, with various coloured skies in the background. He is always photogenic

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

There are so many squares in Kiev - each with their central monument.!!! This one nothing special .... but we watched them erecting a huge Christmas tree ... really interesting as they removed the bottom branches and then re placed them in the spaces of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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