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People’s Friendship Arch

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Address: Khreshchatyj Park near European Square, Kiev, Ukraine
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Nice view over Kiev

It's a bit old and communism place. However it is original and it has very beautiful view on Kiev. Very close to Maidan,

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Jarosław U
Gdynia, Poland
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Beirut, Lebanon
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place has a great view over Kiev and it is located in a park thus heading there and relaxing with a beer and a friends on a sunny day is great! The place also have some activities, one of which is a zipline towards the other bank of the river. Its a nice place for a hangout on a... More 

Thank Nuaman
Gdynia, Poland
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It's a bit old and communism place. However it is original and it has very beautiful view on Kiev. Very close to Maidan,

Thank Jarosław U
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I was after a long walk in Independence Maidan(square) and saw it fram far so just by interest took a walk and it took me over 40 minutes to walk there and i had fun is a place which you have a kind of platform from where you can see the sight of kiev laying on the river bank from... More 

Thank John_62-1141
Warsaw, Poland
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Although the place itself isn't exactly charming the view that you'll get from the spot on a sunny day is worth the visit. Easy to get to, at the time of my visit not many people around. Not much to do either, apart the view.

Thank Konstanty D
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It is a little bit of a walk from Khreshchatyk street but worth it. few other things to see on the way to it, also when you will get there you will have nice small extreme experience - zipline that will get you to the near island.

Thank ASAF Z
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Massive statue close to maidan where you can have a nice panorama of Kiev. Especially enjoyable during a sunny afternoon.

Thank françois W
Kiev, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Located in a park area on the Right bank of the Dnieper in the city center. From the Arch can make extreme trip - flying over the Dnipro

Thank OlenaKyivCity
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The arch is very symbolic and the statues in the vicinity add to the character. It is a short walk from Maidan Square with lovely views of Kiev and the Dnipro riverbank. There are some fairground attractions, stalls selling food and drinks and a zipline during certain times of the year. A relaxing place to check out.

Thank fireflies1
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The arch is visible from many angles. Sometimes it is peeking over trees, but once you are there the size is impressive. I enjoyed the park around it and also watching the zipline to the river below.

Thank David B
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We saw it during a walking tour. It is huge, like everything Soviet, and it is also accompanied by some statues, which now have some pro-Ukrainian slogans written on them. There's a lot going on - rides for kids and for adults, a stage for spectacles,tourists... I've heard they want to take it down,so good I got to see it.

Thank Ana-Maria B

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