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Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

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Address: Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
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Main square in Kiev. Beautiful buldings and column. I was there in november, Ukrainian people held ceremonies connected with commemoration of the Great Hunger between 1932 and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Wroclaw, Poland
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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Main square in Kiev. Beautiful buldings and column. I was there in november, Ukrainian people held ceremonies connected with commemoration of the Great Hunger between 1932 and 1932. WHole square was filled with candles and people. Great view, very touching.

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This being the square that revolutions passed through is a must visit while ones stay in Kiev. The square still has visible signs of the fights that took place over there.

Thank Konstanty D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come to Maidan Square if you want to feel the revolutionary feeling, the feeling that drives people to fight for the better future. Come to discover many mysteries, about which not even every local knows. Go up to the "Globus" shopping mall in the evening, and see the charming view of the main square and the central part of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always my favorite in Kiev. It's big, beautiful and presenting the bravery of Ukrainian people.

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm going to try keep this short and sweet to get to my point. If in the square feel free to observe the beautiful buildings and architecture but if you stop for pictures be aware who's around you because as soon as you get out a modern western cell phone and act like a tourist you put the many people... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've seen a lot of Independence Square as I have rented an apartment very close to here. The architecture is imposing on 3 sides, but the 4th is open before you reach the Ukraine Hotel. If it is wet you can explore the various Globus shopping centres underneath the square and get from one end to the other without getting... More 

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Karnei Shomron, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once in Kiev you will visit the square at any case. Being here, think on the violent events that happened on the square.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say that Ukrainians have done something so big that will leave a trace in the History. So I think it's important to visit the square and moreover the little monuments that the people created for the victims of Euromajdan.

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful square and monument with lots shopping around a must see if staying in Kiev plenty bars cafes and restaurants

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place which symbols the freedom of people of Ukraine A park next to which you can walk and talk with people around Safe place

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