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Andriyivski Uzviz

Kiev, Ukraine (Lypky)
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Ranked #13 of 238 attractions in Kiev
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Hatherleigh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Great area of Kiev to buy souveniers, however be warned, on sale is a lot of old materials, some are copies, Nazi memorabilia, cameras etc,. These things can be confiscated at customs and if anything is over 50 years old these can be confiscated too. It is though a great street and you can barter.

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orlando, florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This is a beautiful area adorned with beautiful buildings on a very hilly street. My favourite part is the tourist shopping. The street is about 2 kilometres long and loaded with vendors selling their hand made items, everything from magnets to beautiful paintings. Every time I'm in Kiev I spend an hour or two there and make a few purchases.... More

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Kyiv, null, Ukraine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Very atmospheric, comfortable, beautiful street in the heart of the capital of Ukraine with old history and wonderful structures and views. Like this street very much))

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Delhi
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

It's not the same place it used to be. These days it seems to be indefinitely under construction (with not much renovation actually happening). But it's a beautiful street, with traditional Ukrainian architecture, the St. Andrew's Church, lots of souvenirs (especially on the weekends and in the Spring/Summer). Don't be lazy to take the steep staircases that are on both... More

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

If you're in Kiev during the winter, be advised that the street vendors don't start setting up until about noon. One way to get there is by taking the funicular down (or up depending on where you're staying) and then heading north on the street (Sahaidachnoho St.) until you get to the area on your map. Head back up the... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This route can be used for a variety of purposes, but mainly if you want to either pick up some "traditional" Ukrainian gifts, or take a shortcut into the Podil district. Lets focus on the former. Quite a few interesting souvenirs can be bought along here but, with the exception of the Nazi memorabilia towards the bottom, the pattern pretty... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Go there is you want to buy some crafts souvenirs, some old soviet junk usually loved by collectors. There are some decent caffees and couple of interesting buildings. Prices might be biting.... so have to watch out for deals....

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New Jersey, USA
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135 reviews 135 reviews
15 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

It is like any other tourist place from the one side. Nice walk down the street with the beutifull views on the historic city and churches. Hundreds of vendors trying to ell you staff and ready to negotiate. Never pay the price you asked first! The difference - a lot of vendors are actually selling some unique local things done... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

long and pleasant walk, in one of the most beautiful street f kiev Very nice market all the way. Have a special look on the knitted products: just beautiful and affordable You can bargain but don't expect a big discount. St Andrew church is a beauty. Really something I would like to do again Take the funicular, going out on... More

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Almost everything we bought in Kiev for us and family came from the multitude of friendly vendors on this hilly street. Everyone was very nice, and the selection of items is great. U.S. Dollars were no problem, and neither was communication. We bought everything from traditional items to funny t-shirts for the kids. I suggest you be prepared to go... More

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