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The Cabinet of Ministers - Budynok Uryadu (The Government)

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Jun 16, 2017
“A massive building.”
Oct 28, 2015
“See from the Outside”
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

This is an iconic and massive building, serving as the cabinet of the ministers of Ukraine. No guided tours were available during our visit.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed October 28, 2015

I always enjoy seeing the buildings of government when I travel. This is Ukraine's Cabinet building, but all you can really do is see it from the outside.

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed May 9, 2015

This was nothing special. But it is worth checking out if your in the area. This building looks much larger in person than you would expect.

Thank norgeva
Reviewed May 25, 2013

It was build for Internal Police needs, NKVD. Now in godd conditions. Typical for Soviet Epic looks like for German secret police while Second World War

Thank Volodymyr S
Reviewed March 28, 2013

Well, you look at it, however, you try to go inside it, and you will be met with the guards politely in Ukrainian ask if you have any appointments. So you look at it, walk around it in front, and then walk down to European...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2013

Built between 1936 and 1938, the Budynok Uryadu (Government Building in Ukrainian) serves as the administrative building of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. It is located near the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament Building) and it was the tallest structure in the Ukrainian capital between 1941...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2012

It's better since they sandblasted the exterior, but it's still a stalinist monstrosity and the fact that its parking lot is filled with ultra expensive Mercs and other luxury cars does not endear this center of power to ordinary Ukrainians.

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Reviewed November 21, 2012

It was designed in 1937 by architect Fomyn, which said: "I want that every passer-by felt sense of the heartfelt trembling" Really, it prevails above surrounding building and trees of the Mariinsky Park. It's deliberately exaggerated emotionality of architectural character. Powerful arc of central part...More

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