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National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv

60, Volodymyrs'ka St., Kiev 01601, Ukraine
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Ranked #64 of 388 Attractions in Kiev
Type: Educational Sites
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- Jul 24, 2014
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Chester, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My parents wanted me to visit Ukraine, their homeland. I speak, read and write Ukrainian and studied its history and culture, so for me it was a unique and memorable trip-I was 21 and visited relatives from both sides in Lviv, Western Ukraine. Lviv is an old city, with historical buildings and beautiful parks-in fact, Ukrainians have a green thumb,... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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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.

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Braganca, Portugal
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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.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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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

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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.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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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)

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Bologna, Italia
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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.

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Italy
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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 !!!

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Warsaw, Poland
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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

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