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The House with Chimeras

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Address: 10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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notre dome de kiev

ukrainian version of notre dome the paris.:) we actually so the backside of the buiding which is exactly next to ivano franko theater. yes there is no excess inside-guards... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

ukrainian version of notre dome the paris.:) we actually so the backside of the buiding which is exactly next to ivano franko theater. yes there is no excess inside-guards everywhere,but still the house is beautiful

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Kiev, Ukraine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This area is gated and sealed off! There is no way to access the site unless you're a government official.

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Barton Upon Humber
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Just a word of warning as this building is opposite the government buildings the street is shut down by the police and only officials are granted entrance.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

No access to the interior of the building, so all you can view is the exterior, and what an exterior!! The building actually looks alive!! Impressive architecture and amazing sculptures, which appear to be crawling all over the exterior of the building when viewed from a distance. Loved it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The house is pretty, unfortunately we could not see inside, we had to stay away a few meters. Still a nice building to see when you are in a tour.

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Bedford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I'm not easily impressed but I loved this building. However, we were unable to get that close but it didn't matter. Its one of the most unique building you will ever see. Amazing!

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

When you look at it you may get scared as chimeras look a kind of weird. Same time I liked it and it firts the landscape and territory where it is located. Stop there by a chance.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The house was built by a "cement baron" and famous architect. It is made entirely of concrete and the amazing details of the figures was thought at the time not to be possible in cement. So, in a way this was the ultimate "super bowl" of advertising a product. This is truly a world class historic building and well worth... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The house with chimeras is certainly an interesting and unique attraction. It is well worth checking out s I have never seen anything like it before. It is worth bearing in mind that your visit will depend on what security is like that day, as it is surrounded by government buildings. I am not sure how you know what the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Some really odd guy must have built this place. I will take a look at the history of it later. But if you are in downtown Kiev on the main thoroughfare go take a look.

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Address: Address: 10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine
Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev

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