We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv

60, Volodymyrs'ka St., Kiev 01601, Ukraine
Website
Update attraction details
Ranked #46 of 241 attractions in Kiev
Type: Educational Sites
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2013
Write a Review

23 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    10
    8
    5
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Louisville, Kentucky
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
75 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This should be a sister school to Arizona State - the red and yellow paint scheme of the building matches the Sun Devil colors.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Braganca, Portugal
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This is just a red building in front of Taras Shevchenko's wonderfull park. The color is distinctive, but you cant guess what the building is without asking around.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kiev, Ukraine
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Pros: The University is named after the famous 19 century Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko – the spiritual "father of the Nation" and is situated right across the Shevchenko park and the poet's monument. The University's main "Red Building" is most famous one for its distinctive deep red color. There is an orange color building of the University library right next... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I walk there quite often when in Kiev, frankly speaking, in my opinion - there's nothing fantastic there.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
274 reviews 274 reviews
147 attraction reviews
305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

I have never been inside this building and do not know much about the university; however, it's rather rare to see a red building like that. We enjoyed taking pictures in front of it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kiev, Ukraine
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Nice place to visit. The red building looks really unusual and monumental. The little park there is very cosy and a good place to get a breath of fresh air in the city center. Besides it's very close to the museum of Russian culture (3-5 min walk)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bologna, Italy
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

The red facade is very monumental. This building is interesting, is the main University in town. Also the park nearby with the statue of T. Shevchenko is very nice and quite especially during summer months, out of the city center traffic, being in the city center. You can enjoy a fresh beer in the tables outside many koisks.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Italy
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

Very nice place, building, situated near the park,excellent interior, I head a very nice trip and beautiful memories!Bello Bello !!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warsaw, Poland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is among the oldest and most legendary universities in Ukraine. Since its foundation in 1834, the University has passed a long and hard way. It has made an outstanding contribution to the spiritual and intellectual development of Ukraine. The University is located in the picturesque place close to the Kiev city centre near Taras... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kiev, Ukraine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

very beautiful building, near Taras Shevchenko Park, best Ukrainian University, the cleverest students of Ukraine

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv also viewed

 

Been to National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing