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Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

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All reviews independence square hotel ukraine orange revolution underground shopping mall recent events recent history who lost their lives modern history historical place lots of shops khreshchatyk street the main street great place to visit the heart of the city sunny day walk around metro station
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is not possible not to see Maidan Square. As it is :- so important for Ukrainian people - so centrally located where Metro 1 and 2 cross - where Chreszczatik Blvd has its central point - as it hosts nearby traditional Ukraina Hotel from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pawelino
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just walking around this area is an activity, a lot of restaurants, cafes , bars ,and the underground Mall, you will find everything you need, also metro stations, you can go wherever you want from here.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 660husseinb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area to walk about and take in the views/atmosphere. You can get onto a roof/viewing platform which gives nice views of the area (especially nice at sunset). Very busy are for traffic and footfall. Mall under the square which can be accessed via a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to do there in winter but took some great photos. It is on the main street so lots of shopping.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roam755426
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Monument in Independence square. It was great to see up close. There are allot of shops and restaurants around so it is a great place to hang out and take in the view.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AJD D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been a meeting place since the 10th century and the frequent site of dissent or protest, most recently during the revolution of 2013/14 when over 100 protesters lost their lives. The square has something for everyone. There are monuments, fountains, and lots of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice area with lots of restaurants around.lots of small stalls selling good cheap souvenirs. Beware of people dressed up or with animals such as doves, horses and monkeys will charge you for a photo, and ask for any amount they think might be possible.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Beckie M
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

If you ever come across people in cartoon characters, beware!!!! We had a terrible experience and could never like to even make our Kiev trip something to remember in our travel diaries. They came from no where and started dancing and asking us to pose...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lubstan
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Surrounded by lots of shopping. Specially for dresses and soveniers, restaurants, etc A must go area in Kiev, dont miss it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GaneshMezon
Reviewed December 9, 2018

The experience in the square can be divided into two. For those who understand what happened in 2013 and who did not. I happened to look for something to see in Netflix and I happened to see a record of the coercion that the Ukrainian...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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