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Memorial in Commemoration of Famines' Victims in Ukraine

National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide (Ukrainian: Національний музей Голодомору-геноциду), formerly known as the Memorial in Commemoration of the Holodomor-Genocide in Ukraine, is Ukraine's nation…

National Historical Museum of Ukraine

The National Museum of the History of Ukraine (National Museum of Ukrainian History) illustrates Ukraine's history from ancient times till nowadays. The museum, under different names, was located in v…

Museum

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Kiev University or Shevchenko University or officially the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukrainian: Київський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка), colloquially known in Ukr…

National Art Museum of Ukraine

The National Art Museum of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Національний Художній Музей України) is a museum dedicated to Ukrainian art in Kiev, Ukraine.

Art museum

Verkhovna Rada

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Верхо́вна Ра́да Украї́ни, romanized: Verkhovna Rada Ukraïny, lit. 'Supreme Council of Ukraine', Ukrainian abbreviation ВРУ), often simply Verkhovna Rada or ju…

Dnipro

Dnipro (Ukrainian: Дніпро) is a station on the Kiev Metro's Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line. Named after the Dnieper River, the station consists of a semi-estacade over the embankment highway, and then c…

Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex

The Olympic National Sports Complex (also known as Olympic Stadium; Ukrainian: Національний спортивний комплекс "Олімпійський") is a multi-use sports and recreation facility in Kiev, Ukraine, located …

Ivan Honchar Museum

Ivan Honchar Museum (National Centre of Folk Culture) is a museum in Kiev, Ukraine showcasing the culture of Ukraine and preserving Ukrainian folk art. The museum was founded on a private collection …

Museum

Kyivska Rus'

Kievan or Kyivan Rus' (Old East Slavic: Роусь, romanized: Rusĭ, or роусьскаѧ землѧ, romanized: rusĭskaę zemlę) was a loose federation of East Slavic and Finno-Ugric peoples in Europe from the late 9th…

Battle of Kiev (1941)

The First Battle of Kiev was the German name for the operation that resulted in a very large encirclement of Soviet troops in the vicinity of Kiev during World War II. This encirclement is considered …

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) (Ukrainian: Національний університет «Києво-Могилянська академія» (НаУКМА), Natsional'nyi universytet "Kyyevo-Mohylians'ka akademiya") is a national…

Babi Yar

Babi Yar (Ukrainian: Бабин Яр, Babyn Yar; Russian: Бабий Яр, Babiy Yar) is a ravine in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv and a site of massacres carried out by German forces during their campaign against the…

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU; Ukrainian: Національна академія наук України, Natsional’na akademiya nauk Ukrayiny, abbr: NAN Ukraine) is a self-governing state-funded organization …

Vyshneve

Vyshneve (Ukrainian: Вишне́ве) is a city 2 km (1.2 mi) south of Kiev in Ukraine. It belongs to Kiev-Sviatoshyn Raion of Kiev Oblast. Population: 37,457 (2013 est.). In 1886, a railway station was buil…

Kyiv Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Kyiv Pechersk Lavra or Kyivo-Pechers’ka Lavra (Ukrainian: Києво-Печерська лавра: Kyievo-Pechers'ka lavra; Russian: Киeво-Печерская лавра: Kyievo-Pecherska lavra), also known as th…

Maidan Nezalezhnosti

Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Ukrainian: Майдан Незалежності [mɐjˈdɑn nezɐˈlɛʒnosʲtʲi], literally "Independence Square") is the central square of Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine. One of the city's main squa…

Lukianivska

Lukianivska (Ukrainian: Лук'янiвська) is a station on Kiev Metro's Syretsko-Pecherska Line. The station was opened on December 30, 1996, as part of the first stage extension of the Syretsky radius. Th…

Beresteiska

Beresteiska (Ukrainian: Берестейська) is a station on Kiev Metro's Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line. The station was opened in 1971 as part of the second stage of the Sviatoshynsky radius. The station is …

National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"

The National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" (NTUU "KPI") is a major university in Kiev, Ukraine. In January 2012 Webometrics Ranking KPI made it into top 1…

Andriivskyi Descent

Andriyivskyy Descent (Ukrainian: Андріївський узвіз, Andriyivs’kyi uzviz, literally: Andrew's Descent) is a historic descent connecting Kiev's Upper Town neighborhood and the historically commercial …

Volodymyrska Street, Kiev

Volodymyrska Street (Ukrainian: вулиця Володимирська) is a street in the center of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, which is named after the prince of Kievan Rus' Vladimir the Great and which is one of t…

Khreshchatyk

Khreshchatyk (Ukrainian: Хрещатик, [xreˈʃt͡ʃɑtɪk]) is the main street of Kyiv, Ukraine. The street has a length of 1.2 km (0.81 mi). It stretches from the European Square (northeast) through the Maida…

Ukrainian People's Republic

The Ukrainian People's Republic (UPR), or Ukrainian National Republic (UNR), was declared in Ukraine following the February Revolution in Russia. It initially formed part of the Russian Republic, and …

Pyrohoshcha Church

The Pyrohoshcha Dormition of the Mother of God Church (Ukrainian: Церква Успіння Богородиці Пирогощої, romanized: Tserkva Uspinnia Bohorodytsi Pyrohoshchoyi) or simply Pyrohoshcha Church (Ukrainian: Ц…

Great Lavra Bell Tower

The Great Lavra Bell Tower or the Great Belfry (Ukrainian: Велика Лаврська дзвіниця, Russian: Большая Лаврская колокольня) is the main bell tower of the ancient cave monastery of Kiev Pechersk Lavra i…

Church building

Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Kiev

The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Kiev is the principal Archdiocese (Archeparchy) of the Ukrainian Catholic Major Archeparchy of Kiev-Halych, within the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. It has a l…

Museum of Ukrainian folk art

The National Folk Decorative Art Museum (Ukrainian: Національний Музей українського народного декоративного мистецтва) is a museum dedicated to Ukrainian Folk decorative art in Kiev, Ukraine. The Nati…

Museum

Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine

Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Національна музична академія України імені Петра Чайковського) or Kyiv Conservatory is a Ukrainian state institution of higher music edu…

Baikove Cemetery

Baikove Cemetery (Ukrainian: Байкове кладовище) is an historic cemetery memorial in Holosiiv Raion of Kiev, Ukraine. It is a National Historic Landmark of Ukraine and is known as a necropolis of disti…

Syrets

Syrets (Ukrainian: Сирець) is a Kiev Metro station on the Syretsko-Pecherska Line. Opened in 2004, it is the northwestern terminus. Traditionally all of the Metro stations in Kiev were built in severa…

St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral, Kiev

The Roman Catholic Church of St. Nicholas (Ukrainian: Костел Св. Миколая; translit.: Kostel Sviatoho Mykolaia) is the second oldest Roman Catholic church standing in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine after…

Cathedral

House with Chimaeras

House with Chimaeras or Horodecki House (Ukrainian: Будинок з химерами, Budynok z khymeramy) is an Art Nouveau building located in the historic Lypky neighborhood of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Situ…

Old Cathedral of St. Sophia, Kiev

The Old Cathedral of St. Sophia (Polish: Katedra św. Zofii w Kijowie, Latin: Sancta Sophia, Capitulo et Canonicis Cathedralis Ecclesiae Kioviencis ) also called Catholic Cathedral of St. Sophia is th…

Florivsky Convent

For the eponymous monastery in Moscow, see Ascension Convent (Moscow) The Ascension Convent (Ukrainian: Флорівський монастир, Russian: Флоровский монастырь) in the Kievan neighbourhood of Podil, also …

Dorohozhychi

Dorohozhychi (Ukrainian: Дорогожичi) is a Kiev Metro station on the Syretsko-Pecherska Line. Opened on 30 March 2000, the station represents the second extension of the Syretsky radius to the northwes…

Kiev Passenger Railway Station

Kyiv-Pasazhyrskyi (Kiev-Passenger, Ukrainian: Київ-Пасажирський) is a railway station in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev. It is a big complex and railway hub consisting of several railroad station buildi…

Railway station

Parus Business Centre

The Parus Business Centre (Ukrainian: Бізнес Центр «Парус») is a 34-story class-A office building in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. It is located at the very centre of the city, between Mechnikova St. …

Saint Sophia Cathedral

Tourist attraction

Feofaniya

Feofaniya (Ukrainian: Феофанія; also called Theophania) is a park located in the historical neighborhood on a tract near the southern outskirts of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The neighborhood is loc…

Kiev TV Tower

The Kiev TV Tower (Ukrainian: Телевізійна вежа, romanized: Televiziyna vezha) is a 385 m-high (1,263 ft) lattice steel tower built in 1973 in Kiev, Ukraine, for radio and television broadcasting. It i…

M.M. Gryshko National Botanical Garden

The M. M. Gryshko National Botanical Garden (Ukrainian: Національний ботанічний сад імені М.М. Гришка, Natsionalnyi botanichnyi sad im. M.M.Hryshka; Russian: Национальный ботанический сад им. Н.Н. Гри…

Church of the Tithes

The Church of the Tithes or Church of the Dormition of the Virgin (Ukrainian: Десятинна Церква, Desiatynna Tserkva; Russian: Десятинная Церковь, Desyatinnaya Tserkov') was the first stone church in Ki…

Church building

National Opera of Ukraine

The Kyiv Opera group was formally established in the summer of 1867, and is the third oldest in Ukraine, after Odessa Opera and Lviv Opera. Today, the Kyiv Opera Company performs at the National Opera…

Khreshchatyk

Khreshchatyk (Ukrainian: Хрещатик) is a station on the Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line of the Kiev Metro. The station is named for the Khreshchatyk street, the most central street in Kiev. The station wa…

Kyiv Zhuliany International Airport

Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) (Ukrainian: Міжнародний аеропорт «Київ» імені Ігоря Сікорського (Жуляни)) (IATA: IEV, ICAO: UKKK) is one of the two passenger airports of the Ukrain…

Klovska

Klovska (Ukrainian: Кловська) — is a station on Kiev Metro's Syretsko-Pecherska Line. Originally the station was a temporary terminus of the line between its opening date December 31, 1989 and prior t…

Palats Sportu

Palats Sportu (Ukrainian: Палац Спорту) is a station on the Syretsko-Pecherska Line of the Kiev Metro. Opened on December 31, 1989 as part of the first stage of the line, it formed third and (so far) …

Expocenter of Ukraine

Expocenter of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Національний експоцентр України) is a permanent multi-purpose exhibition complex in the Teremky neighborhood of Kiev, Ukraine. Located on the outskirts of the scenic …

Podil

Podil or Podol (Ukrainian: Поділ, Russian: Подол, Polish: Padół) or the Lower city is a historic neighborhood in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. It is located on floodplain terrace over Dnieper between …

St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery

St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery (Ukrainian: Михайлівський золотоверхий монастир, Mykhaylivs’kyi zolotoverkhyi monastyr) is a functioning monastery in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. The monastery i…

Church building

Museum of Western and Oriental Art

Museum of Western and Oriental Art in Kiev, also known as the Bogdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Art (Ukrainian: Музей Мистецтв ім. Богдана та Варвари Ханенків) is the largest collection of foreign…

Art museum

Palace of Sports

The Palace of Sports (Ukrainian: Палац Спорту, Palats Sportu) is an indoor sport-concert complex situated in the center of Kiev, Ukraine. The complex is an independent state enterprise.

Hrushevskoho Street, Kyiv

Mykhailo Hrushevskyi Street or simply Hrushevskyi Street (Ukrainian: вулиця Михайла Грушевського, vulytsia Mykhaila Hrushevskoho) is a street in central Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is named after…

Hidropark

Hydropark (Ukrainian: Гiдропарк) is a station on the Kiev Metro's Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line. It opened on November 5, 1965 as part of the construction of the Brovarsky radius. The station is situat…

Poshtova Square

Poshtova Square (Ukrainian: Поштова площа, translit.: Poshtova Ploshcha, literally: Postal Square) in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, is one of the oldest historic squares of the city. Archaeological fi…

Pecherskyi District

Pecherskyi District (Ukrainian: Печерський район) is an urban district of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It line within the eponymous historical neighborhood, while also including some other historical…

Mikhail Bulgakov Museum

Mikhail Bulgakov Museum (officially known as Literature-Memorial Museum to Mikhail Bulgakov, commonly called the Bulgakov House or Lystovnychyi House) is a museum in Kiev, Ukraine, dedicated to Kiev-b…

Museum

Hidropark

Hydropark, or Hidropark (from Ukrainian: Гідропарк) is a landscape-recreational park on the Dnieper River in Kiev, Ukraine. It was created as an entertainment complex with mainly water activities: bea…

Park

Golden Gate

The Golden Gate of Kyiv (Ukrainian: Золоті ворота, Zoloti vorota) was the main gate in the 11th century fortifications of Kyiv, the capital of Kievan Rus'. It was named in imitation of the Golden Gate…

Museum

Zoloti Vorota

Zoloti Vorota (Ukrainian: Золотi ворота) is the 29th station of the Kiev Metro system that serves the Ukrainian capital Kiev. The station was opened as part of the first segment of the Syretsko-Pecher…

Mystetskyi Arsenal

Mystetskyi Arsenal National Art and Culture Museum Complex, also known as Mystetskyi Arsenal (Ukrainian: Мистецький арсенал, translated as the «Art Arsenal») — is Ukraine's flagship public cultural in…

Museum

St Andrew's Church

One Street Museum

The One Street Museum is a museum on Andriyivskyy Descent in Kiev, Ukraine. It houses many of the historic items of the descent, containing more than 7000 exhibits. They include information about the …

Museum

Ukrainian National Chornobyl Museum

The Ukrainian National Chernobyl Museum (Ukrainian: Український національний музей "Чорнобиль", Ukrayins'kyy natsional'nyy muzey "Chornobyl'") is a history museum in Kiev, Ukraine, dedicated to the 19…

Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama

Lesya Ukrainka National Academic Theater of Russian Drama (also referred to as Lesya Ukrainka Theater) is a theater in Kiev, Ukraine. It is located in a building known as Bourgogne Theatre. Founded in…

Pecherska

Pecherska (Ukrainian: Печерська) — is a station on Kiev Metro's Syretsko-Pecherska Line. Originally planned to open along with the main section of the line which in late 1991, problems with the escala…

Prorizna Street

Prorizna Street (Ukrainian: Вулиця Прорізна) is a street located in central Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine. Prorizna Street is located between the Khreshchatyk and Volodymyrska street. The first reference to t…

St. Nicholas Military Cathedral

St. Nicholas Military Cathedral (Ukrainian: Військовий Микільський собор), popularly known as The Great Nicholas (Ukrainian: Великий Микола) was one of the military cathedrals of the former Russian Em…

Kiev Offensive

The 1920 Kiev Offensive (or Kiev Operation), sometimes considered to have started the Polish–Soviet War, was an attempt by the armed forces of the newly re-emerged Poland led by Józef Piłsudski, in al…

Kiev Planetarium

Kyiv Planetarium (previously Republican Planetarium; Ukrainian: Київський планетарій) in Kyiv, Ukraine is one of the largest planetaria in former Soviet states. Opened on January 1, 1952 by the initia…

Ukrainian House

The International Convention Center "Ukrainian House" (Ukrainian: Український дім. Міжнародний конгрес-центр) is the largest international exhibition and convention center in Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine. Pop…

Architectural structure

Kyiv Water Museum

The Kiev Water Museum (official name the Water-Information Centre) is an educational centre that occupies one of the buildings from the early centralised water-supply system in the city which was buil…

Museum

Velyka Vasylkivska Street

Museum of Folk Architecture and Ethnography in Pyrohiv

Pyrohiv (Ukrainian: Пирогі́в), also known as Pirogov (Russian: Пирого́в), originally a village south of Kiev, is a neighborhood in the southern outskirts of the Ukrainian capital city. It is now home …

Kyiv Arsenal

Arsenal Special Device Production State Enterprise (Ukrainian: Казенне підприємство спеціального приладобудування «Арсенал», romanized: Kazenne pidpryiemstvo spetsialnoho pryladobuduvannya Arsenal), a…

Central Council of Ukraine

The Central Council of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Українська Центральна Рада, Ukrayins'ka Tsentral'na rada) (also called the Tsentralna Rada or the Central Rada) was the All-Ukrainian council that united the…

Klov Palace

The Klov Palace (Ukrainian: Кловський палац) is the seat of the Supreme Court of Ukraine in Kiev. The building takes its name from Klov, a neighbourhood of Pechersk District where it is situated. The…

PinchukArtCentre

PinchukArtCentre is a centre of contemporary art, located in Kyiv with a collection of works by Ukrainian and international artists. The museum was opened on 16 September 2006 by the steel billionaire…

Art museum

Vladimir Lenin monument, Kyiv

The Vladimir Lenin monument in Kiev was a statue dedicated to Vladimir Lenin, the founder of the Soviet Union in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The larger than life-size (3.45 meters [11.32 feet]) Len…

Ukrainian Catholic Major Archeparchy of Kiev–Galicia

Vokzalna

Vokzalna (Ukrainian: Вокзальна) is a station on Kiev Metro's Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line. The station was opened along with the Metro on 6 November 1960 and is named after Kiev's Central rail station…

Co-Cathedral of St. Alexander, Kiev

The Co-Cathedral of St. Alexander (Ukrainian: Співкафедральний собор св. Олександра ) also called Cathedral of St. Alexander of Kiev is the name given to a religious building affiliated with the Cath…

Church building

Mother Motherland

The Motherland Monument (Ukrainian: Батьківщина-Мати, Russian: Родина-мать) is a monumental statue in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The sculpture is a part of the National Museum of the History of Ukr…

Museum of Soviet Occupation

The Museum of Soviet occupation (Ukrainian: Музей радянської окупації, Muzei radianskoi okupatsii) in Kiev, Ukraine, is devoted to portraying the crimes of the Soviet regime in Ukraine from 1917 to 19…

Museum

Hotel Ukrayina

Hotel Ukraine (Ukrainian: Готель Україна), also referred to as Hotel Ukrayina, is a four-star hotel located in central Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The hotel was built in 1961 as the Hotel "Moscow" …

Independence Monument

Independence Monument is a victory column located on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) in Kyiv and is commemorated to the Independence of Ukraine.Stylistically it presents a mix of Ukrainian …

Brotherhood Monastery

The Epiphany or Theophany Monastery (better known as Bratsky, or Brotherhood Monastery) is an Orthodox monastery in Podil, Kiev, Ukraine, in the vicinity of Kontraktova Square. Its history has been in…

Lybidska

Lybidska (Ukrainian: Либідська) is the 27th station of the Kiev Metro system that serves the Ukrainian capital Kiev. The station was opened as part of the Obolonsko–Teremkivska Line on December 30, 1…

State Museum of Toys

The State Museum of Toys (Ukrainian: Державний музей іграшок) is one of the most unique museum in Kiev, containing more than 15000 exhibits that highlight the history of Ukrainian toy production - ind…

St Volodymyr's Cathedral

St Volodymyr's Cathedral (Ukrainian: Володимирський собор, Russian: Владимирский собор) is a cathedral in the centre of Kyiv. It is one of the city's major landmarks and the mother cathedral of the Uk…

Refectory Church

The Refectory Church (Ukrainian: Трапезна церква, Trapezna tserkva; Russian: Трапезная церковь, Trapeznaya tserkov) is a refectory and an adjoining church of Saint Anthony and Theodosius of the mediev…

Church building

Zamkova Hora

Zamkova Hora hill (Ukrainian: Замкова Гора, literally Castle Hill) in Kiev, Ukraine is a historical landmark in the center of the city. It is part of the city's geographic relief complex known as Kiev…

Palace "Ukraine"

National Palace of Arts "Ukraina" (Ukrainian: Національний палац мистецтв "Україна") or Palace "Ukraina" is one of the main theatre venues for official events along with Palace of Sports in Kyiv, Ukra…

Mariyinsky Palace

Mariyinsky Palace (Ukrainian: Маріїнський палац, Mariyins'kyi palats) is the official ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine in Kyiv and adjoins the neo-classical building of the Verkhovna R…

Kyiv National Academic Molodyi Theatre

The Kyiv National Academic Molodyy Theatre (Ukrainian: Київський національний академічний Молодий театр) is a youth theatre in Kyiv in Ukraine. It was founded in 1979 and opened on 14 December 1979. T…

Theatre

Hilton Kyiv

The Hilton Kyiv is a 5-star hotel located in Kiev, Ukraine. The hotel is a branch of the Hilton Hotels chain. It is a part of the residential complex H-Tower, which is located in the city center at Ta…

Trinity Monastery of St. Jonas

The Trinity Monastery of St. Jonas (Ukrainian: Свято-Троїцький Іонинський чоловічий монастир; Russian: Свято-Троицкий Ионинский монастырь) is a Ukrainian Orthodox monastery in the Kievan neighbourhood…

Church building

October Palace

The October Palace (Ukrainian: Жовтневий палац, romanized: Zhovtnevy palats) is a performing arts center in Kiev, Ukraine. It is officially known as the International Center of Culture and Arts (Ukrai…

Museum of The History of Ukraine in World War II

The National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War (Ukrainian: Музей історії України у Другій світовій війні) is a memorial complex commemorating the German-Soviet War located in th…

Architectural structure

Gostiny Dvor

Hostynnyi Dvir (Ukrainian: Гостинний двір, Russian: Гостиный двор, Gostiny dvor) is a trade complex (hosting court) built in Kyiv, Ukraine (at the time part of the Russian Empire) back in 1809 by Luig…

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