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Andriyivski Uzviz

Kiev, Ukraine (Lypky)
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Ranked #11 of 402 Attractions in Kiev
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Fantastic long winding street downhill (you can take the nearby funicular back up) past an incredible cathedral with brilliant views, tons of souveneir stands & a huge selection of excellent quality affordable oil & acrylic on canvas paintings

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We always go down here, the market is amazing and you can buy anything from old Soviet watches (genuine, from the 50s) to insects from the Amazon. There are cafes and restaurants all the way down, and you passs by the gorgeous St. Andrew's church. At the end of Andrivska you end up in Podil which is an amazing part... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

a wooden barocco style church without bells by Rastrelli is a must! Very special atmosphere. It is allowed to take pictures inside.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

just a street/market with overpriced things. some of the stuff is acctually really cool though cheaper in Ivano Frankivsk

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Kiev, Ukraine
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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Starting from Sofinska square (dont start from podol unless you are ready to walk upstream like a salmon for over one hour), stop on the way to the most beautiful church: s.Andrew , walk along beautiful baroque buildings, stop for lunch at my favorite Kanapa haute ukranian cuisine or resist and continue down until Podol. Reward yourself with Thai or... More

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Berkeley CA
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34 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

An interesting walk for galleries, old postcards, used cameras, and tourist stuff (T-shirts, shot glasses). But there are more important sights.

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25 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The street is full of vendors from silly souvenirs to art work. There are numerous restaurants with a wide variety of cuisine. Walking can be tiring going uphill, so plan a one way trip down to Podil.

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Chisinau, Moldova
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It's a nice place, but would be better when all the reconstruction will be done. And a hint... when going down the street, at your left you'll see some black stairs. Climb up and some nice panoramas will open up on Zamkova Gora(Castle Hill)

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Donetsk, Ukraine
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great place to visit especially on weekends. Not only can you buy your kiev souvenirs here you can also pick up a bargain. Many people sell old wares from the soviet era. Plus at the top there is St Andrews Cathedral which is now more like a museum and definitely worth a visit.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We (a couple) got into this street by walking through Saint Sophia Square and later via Volodimirska street, where the feel of the touristic market street started to appear. At the beginning, there were mainly paintings and only after (at the top of the Andriyivski Uzviz), other items for sale started to appear. People were selling many attributes related to... More

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