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Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

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Address: Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
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Very powerful experience to be at the Maidan Square after the incidents in February 2014. The monuments, the memorials for those killed there makes you breath taken and humble. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Main Landmarks/Monuments Independence monument Monument to Founders of Kyiv Lach gates There are many eateries, many souvenir shops, many street tricks and beautiful people. The day I was at independence square, there was an automobile drift event happening. The event was just amazing. There are many sightseeing places around independence square. It's close proximity to Dnipro river and big island... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A beautiful place with outstanding architecture in the old European tradition. Be sure to bring a camera. Kiev is easy to get around in with buses, taxis and an underground metro that goes all over the city. Also, lots of great eating around Maidan. We're Americans who've lived in Ukraine for 20 years. Walking Maidan is a treat.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Here is the heart and soul of Kiev and Ukraine, so many events already over the years, and hopefully more positive and peaceful ones to come...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

historic must see rebuilt after riots lots to see and do energetic center of town good photo ops nice wlaking

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Very powerful experience to be at the Maidan Square after the incidents in February 2014. The monuments, the memorials for those killed there makes you breath taken and humble. A walk in the surrounding streets is a must and do yourself a favor to stop and be reminded that such events can never repeat themselves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The fact that its been cleaned up at all is amazing but to tour the memorials to all those killed during the protest is very humbling.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is the center of the 2013-2014 protests that ultimately led to the deaths of over 100 people. There are many displays and memorials related to the events. I had the advantage of visiting with a journalist who was there so got a very good understanding of the events and the memorials. If you visit, you'll will be approached repeatedly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

This is the heart and soul of Kiev. Always packed with locals, enjoying themselves, eating, listening to the musicians. A must see if in Kiev. It is very safe, even for families.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

On the weekends the square comes alive with street performers, music, people a great place to see and understand Kiev and its people.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Not much to see here but it was good to see where the 2014 protests took place. Plenty of bars and resturants in the area.

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Address: Address: Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev>  > Lypky

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