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Maidan Nezalezhnosti

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev 02000, Ukraine
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All reviews independence square beautiful square main square orange revolution recent history hotel ukraine underground shopping mall recent events lots of shops historical place taking pictures the heart of the city khreshchatyk street great place to visit walk around metro station monument
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is most popular place in Kiyev. The square of independence. Very Huge like all squares in ex SSSR.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank EdinKrnic
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This the main square of Kiev. A square at the core of the vivid city centre, a place with great importance for Ukraine’s history. Must see!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank murozel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Do not fall for this as I did! I agreed to pay 200 and he promised me change for a 500 note. Then refused to give me change and claimed that he told me that 200 was kids price. Lying thieves, especially as I had...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank victoriaa855
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located in the heart of Old Kiev- very popular! Of course, the revolution happened here in 2014. Monuments and fountains for great photos, The architecture in the vicinity is amazing! Metro located here. East to walk to other popular sites in the city. A warning...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is really good to visit and get a glimpse of tragic modern history. It is really easy to walk to other attractions from this square. BUT BE AWARE OF ANYTHING ANIMAL RELATED IF SOMEONE LOOKING LIKE ANIMAL OR WITH ANIMAL are approaching you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Esesmufeja
Reviewed 1 week ago

People in Duck custume and others like holding birds and monkies anything come up friendly and when you tip them 50 or 100 for the photo they suddenly become very aggressive and rob you for at least 500 !! they try to fight and touch...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Sebastian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is not a beautiful square and surrounded by heavy traffic, but always full with locals, tourists and souvenir vendors. Watch out for people who want to put a monkey or bird on your head for a photo and ask money for it. Several memorial...More

Date of experience: September 2019
3  Thank Globetrotter045
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main square in Kiev & it is dominated by the Independence Monument. It celebrates the 1991 independence of the Ukraine. The monument is 200 feet tall with a figurine of a woman (Berehynia) with a guelder-rose branch in her arms.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be aware of people with pigeons, monkeys and in animal costumes. They force you into taking pictures with whatever they have and demand unreal amounts of money. They always come in large groups and surround you. We got out after paying 1200 UAH and them...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 335nikolak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Square has a lot to say, from the history and few years ago. it is a lovely sq with fountains and many nice building around, on the weekends the streets around are close to the traffic and people enjoy walking there.

Date of experience: September 2019
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October 14, 2019|
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Response from _john_sharp827 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, according to the tourism web site they finished on 30 September.
August 3, 2019|
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Response from Steve_Grant1 | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any when we visited in June.
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