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Address: 10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Bedford
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110 reviews 110 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 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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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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516 helpful votes 516 helpful votes
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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Olympia
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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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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The house with chimeras is certainly a unique attraction and worth checking out, however your experience there will depend on what security is like that day, as it is surrounded by government buildings. With that being said, the exterior is very neat to see and certainly unique.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The external facade of the house of Chimeras can of course be viewed any time, but the bizarre interiors and the official room where many important treaties have been signed by Ukraine presidents can be visited only upon appointment and fee. But its worthed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I visited this place last year and went to see it again today. Its like nothing I have seen before. The property has snakes, animals, sea creatures and more that have all been incorporated into the build. You can walk down a few sets of steps to see it from different angles or along the main road for a closer... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We visited the House with Chimeras at night so we were unable to see all the details. However what we could see showed the creative and quirky skills of the architect with the different chimeras and animals on the roof peering down at you. It is situated in a pleasant area near government offices and is easily reached. Well worth... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The house with Chimeras has one hundred years history. An architect Gorodeckiy first built a house from a concrete at the beginning of a 20 age. This house targeted at his favourite wife. The facade of house is decorated strange zoons - chimeras. Nice place, amazing view. Alongside there is administration of President.

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