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Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
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Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed yesterday

A late day, particularly on weekends, the walking visitor will find entertainment on most corners and in the streets closed to traffic. Street eats and nearby restaurants complete a visit.

Thank RobCope
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kiev branches out from here. Many sites are within walking distance: churches, shopping, Botanical Gardens etc. So it is a great place to visit for those reasons. However it is the place where you really understand the soul of Kiev.

Thank Laurie Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Iconic and busy square, hard to miss when visiting Kyiv, and if you do you'll regret it. Not a bad place to buy the touristy tack either

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Independence square is Kyiv's landmark. It’s the most important place in Ukraine in the last 30 years. It has lots of history and a place to make your photos. Just beware of the guys in mascot costumes. They “help” you with your photos, and...More

Thank Andrés A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked to Maidan and took in the sights, there were lots of information boards describing what happened in 2014. Very interesting and poignant. Up the road to the side of the square there are the plaques remembering all the people who lost their lives...More

Thank AndrewHowson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting and busy square. Though be prepared for a small amount of hassle from street vendors. If you're in the city a good starting place for exploring the city.

Thank DanPenfold
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Has an underground mall next to it with places to eat and shop. Nice place to sit and enjoy.the view and city life.

Thank Ira R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very short visit to Independence Square on a Sunday morning. This has been the scene of several independence gatherings over the years, most recently the huge events in 2013/14. Very grand architecture surrounds a vibrant square, popular with locals and tourists alike and the location...More

Thank Tim121home
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lot of political events happened here in near past but noer, it's mainly a place popular among streetarts and couples. Almost every weekend there are organised interesting events here and if it's too cold, you can always visit a shopping centre beneath the square.

Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I loved that my hotel was close by so easy to walk to. Most major sights like St. Sophia's are within easy walk. There is a shopping mall close by as well as some underground stores.

Thank TheTravelPirate
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