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The House with Chimeras

10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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10 Bankova Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank earthtrekers123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank LAM487
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 5 July 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 !

Thank worldwandererAtlanta
Reviewed 1 July 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.

Thank Jourmani
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Most areas and view points around this place not accessible. It is their answer to Gaudi and yes from the outside what you can see it is interesting but there are so many amazing places to see in Kiev that I would not bother with...More

Thank sigzag
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is so incradible object but inaccessible house. This House is a Official residence of the presidential administration. But You can book excursion in advance. I booked it at Interesniy Kiev agancy. The excursion can take times about 1 hour.

Thank tanyaromashka
Reviewed 1 December 2016

It's in a restricted area behind armed guards and you can only go up to it from one direction on a specific day of the week. We wasted so much time walking up and down hills looking for the way in it almost destroyed our...More

7  Thank medraut
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The building is an architectural masterpiece. If you visit it, walk around the area and see many other interesting buildings in the neighborhood.

Thank DR_markb120
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is the building in the Art Nouveau style, designed by the famous Polish architect Władysław Horodecki in 1901–1902. The house features large numbers of chimeras statues which gives the name of the masterpiece "The House with Chimeras". The building has been used as a...More

3  Thank Vadim_Ohanyan
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