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Tarasa Shevchenko Boulevard | Between Tereshchenkivska and Volodymyrska Streets, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is a homage to the great Ukranian poet, Taras Schevchenko - not the footballer - as was made clear during my tour. It is located opposite the Kiev National University impressive building. The park itself is a great place to spend time and...More

Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This special park is basically in the city center, with local people of all ages, and students from a nearby university, always contributing to the nice natural energy from the trees, flowers, and comfortable benches,. Local musicians often play wonderful music there also. The park...More

Thank paultagney
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nice place´s to stop during a walk around Kiev, enjoy a cup a coffee, and see Kyiv student life. There is small coffee place´s there and a restaurant with good pan cakes

Thank Jesper-malmo
Reviewed 1 October 2018

It is a lovely park to walk through or simply sit on a bench and admire the vista’s of the city. If time permits, take the funicular that brings you to another community down below. In the summer months there is good jazz played in...More

Thank Crichton-Steet
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Great park to take a stroll when the weather is nice. Lots going on and very pretty. Lot's of flowers along the many walkways

Thank LWood2277
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Just a peaceful place to walk around and see the beauty of Kiev. The flowers, people and monument were a nice refreshing site.

Thank William E
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic park love the seats in the park and the restaurant o panas is the best park restaurant I've ever been they have fun people go there and great to take pictures here also

Thank PopeDaveThe1st
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Nice park with a lovely atmosphere which was busy with families out for the evening when we visited. There is a nice Ukrainian food restaurant in the centre of the park, so a good place to go for an early evening meal and stroll.

Thank netuser247
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It was so relaxing to sit and watch the people enjoying the park, Watching the children run and play Where do they get all that energy, I would be done after 10 minutes and they go for hours on end, I guess that is what...More

Thank danielcullen915
Reviewed 26 August 2018

One of Kiev's oldest parks is Shevchenko Park. This public park of about 4 acres is a cool, shady deciduous forest, situated on a level plane with a monument to the famous Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko. Every day the old men gather playing chess in...More

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