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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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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