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Princess Olha Monument

Mikhailovska Square, Kiev, Ukraine
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“olga” (3 reviews)
Mikhailovska Square, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Its next to the Archangel Michael’s Church and check out the story of Her. You should see this statue to understand what makes Ukrainians as a Ukranian

Thank Ahmet D
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Definitely worth a stop if you're in the area to see St. Michael's. The monument includes Princess Olga in the middle, an early ruler of the city of Kiev. On the left is St. Andrew and on the right are two men who brought the...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The white marble monument of Princess Olga, surrounded by the Statue of St Andrew, St. Cyrill and St. Mephodius is on the Mikhailovska square. The sculptural group is just across the Archangel Michael Gold-domed cathedral. Hard to miss it, When you visiting St. Michael or...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I would rate the Princess Olha monument less spectacular compared to the Hetman Bohdan sculpture, but since those two are located so closely next to each other, does it not hurt to walk the couple of hundred meters to catch a short glimpse of this...More

Thank harinhos
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Ukraine could improve it's historical places for English-speaking tourists by incorporating QRC codes by each monument which then directs the user to the respective Wikipedia site. That's how I learned about the rich history behind this monument...and it IS significant! That said, I should probably...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice monument to the patron saints of the city. Princess Olga in the middle. The 2 guys on the right are the ones to create the alphabet for the Russian/Ukrainian language. Saint Andrew is on the left looking like he's ordering a taxi

Thank MadeByVR
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is a very nice monument to see, however, as someone not very versed in the history of Ukraine, I'm afraid I didn't fully appreciate it as someone who has a wealth of knowledge would.

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is the monument to Kyivan Rus’ princess and Orthodox saint Olha, the wife of Prince Ihor and mother of Sviatoslav I Ihorovych. Olha was the first Kyivan Rus’ ruler to become a Christian. It is located in the very picuresque place on Mykhailivska Square...More

Thank Nadiya K
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Very nice statue of very strong woman. If you know the history and you know who is this, you will diffenetly enjoy the view on this monument. The location is great, if you are visiting Kiev you will pass by anyway.

Thank Olyeah
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Nice statue in a nice area. Not really sure what else to say about it...worth snapping a picture or two of and if you're visiting Kiev you'll likely already be in the neighborhood...

Thank xcheck28
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