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Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 days 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 3 days 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A shrine now to the fallen and also one of the main shopping streets in Kiev with major European high street brands. There is a large shopping centre under the square called globus with a food court and metro station with this name. Plenty of...More

Thank grimj03
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Kiev, you cannot miss Maidan, it is at the centre of the town. Worth visiting, to see it, under and above is a shopping mall too, near many places to eat or drink coffee.

Thank litanies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to walk,take some pictures,if you want shoping below is shaping mall,but very close are olso many others luxury brand stores

Thank Ponosni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do pay a stop at the square, but do be aware that it is a magnet for sellers and those who want to get to your cash...various unsavoury types can gather here.

Thank markelders
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is always a must on any travellers itinerary to the city of Kiev. It is a place where the Independence movement was at its height, it also brings memories of the struggles of the people for their own freedom. A place to reflect,...More

Thank B. H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My guide parked between the square and the big hotel so we could start with an overlook of the square. There were some good displays showing pictures of the square during the 2014 revolution, as well as some memorials and current military displays. It was...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you will see a very beautiful statue all in gold, fountains many people walking , i really liked kiev.

Thank daanbaker65
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