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Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

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Address: Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
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one of the beautiful place i have visited

i went there on my own at November, i got up early and look around this area at 5am, seen some of commute on their way to work, is nice to see proper Ukrainian people without... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice central square with some very ornate beautiful buildings. Not a place to relax as it has loud traffic, lots of crowds and few eateries but it really is a slice of history given that the Orange Revolution took place here. We really enjoyed it as a historic site, not as a 'sight' if you get my meaning. Every visitor... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i went there on my own at November, i got up early and look around this area at 5am, seen some of commute on their way to work, is nice to see proper Ukrainian people without tourist, seen some of landmarks. there is some cafe around this place, there shopping centre underneath, that opening at 10am. i enjoyed myself lots.

Thank mrsamperkins
Erding, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maidan is the place to visit, if you want to know more about the couraged people, who lost their lifes during Ukraine's struggle for freedom. A place, where you can feel the breath of history. Also a walk on near "Street of Heroes" is strongly recommended.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great monument, and a good day out. Lots of shops, cafes and restaurants around so you could easily spend the whole day around there. Just beware that you will be bombarded by people selling photo opportunities - they dont even give you a chance to ask how much. We were approached by a man who had 2 doves and... More 

Thank Jason C
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the famous places for tourists. There were less people around in winter than summer. On one side of the square, there is a memorial area with candles and photos, but not sure how does it connect with the square. But one thing for sure is that the souls around here are for freedom.

Thank Andres S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Title says it all really - the square is very impressive and particularly pretty at night. There is a giant shopping arcade underneath where you can buy pretty much anything you can imagine. The square is special to Ukrainians because of the three revolutions which took place here, most recently the Euromaidan. However, there is a lack of information on... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tainted by its past history, the square is architecturally simple and beautiful. You can capture all its beauty via the shopping centre- the glass building (take the lift to the top floor, then walk up two flights of stairs). I prefer to go there at night.

Thank Natasha B
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

at the end of the Kreschatik plenty to see in any season. See the gold sculpture gleaming in the sunlight on a blue sky backdrop. Plenty to see and do here

Thank 66luk
Province of Novara, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good statute, impressive! And all the area is perfect, military tank, helicopters, statues and a super museum, simply perfect

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Cool area and a lot to see and do some shopping. There is certainly a lot of activity, shops, food, and people selling on the street. It reminds me of a really small version of Times Square in NY, but for Kiev. It is worth checking out for the monuments, activity, and gift shopping. You likely wouldn't need to stay... More 

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