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Reviewed December 15, 2017

Due to security concerns with the next door Presidential Palace the visitor can only see the House from the opposite side of a police barrier. Consequently, one need only allocate a few minutes for this attraction.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Thunderbird12
Reviewed November 30, 2017

I found this building by accident just wandering around - it is quite close if you walk the main boulevard heading to maidan. it is near a small park and a theater. too bad that I could not get close to and just had to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

It's really cool, but there is a small inconvenience. You are not allowed to get into the territory where the house is located. So you have to enjoy from the distance...

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank alexjoz
Reviewed September 20, 2017

not the easiest to find, not the easiest walk. we passed a park full of sleeping tramps. once you get there though, its well worth it. outstanding design.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rmurray86
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Most interesting and particular building in the city. Just a huge pity they did not allow us in. Anyway I strongly advice to find it and take a look.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Davide G
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Must arrange tour ahead of time, but it's a fascinating space with interesting history. Great area near lots of other interesting things to do/see

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Impressive, over-the-top designs on the exterior of the building. Make a point to pass by, as this is one of a very unique design.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We were stopped by (polite) guards from approaching the building but the chimeras we observed were fancy looking enough.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank kattullus
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Certainly worth the short walk to see. The architect certainly meant to draw attention to his creation and I believe he certainly succeeded. While unable to enter the real show is outside anyway. Don't forget your camera !

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

No tourists are allowed, The site is officially closed, its guarded by the army and no one is allowed near it. Don't bother going.

Date of experience: July 2017
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I am not sure but I think it is just a nice building you can observe from afar. not sure even if ordinary people can get in :(
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