Andrew's Descent

  • Kyiv, Ukraine
  • By taxi or your own car. By metro to the station "Kontraktova area". 
  • The oldest known street of the city, Kiev Montmartre and the Arbat - so called St. Andrew's descent, which connects the Upper and Lower Town. According to legend, St. Andrew set on a hilltop cross, thus heralding the birth of a new city. As a result of the sea, which existed on the site of the Dnieper went and began to appear the first building.

    Now this place is St. Andrew's Church, built by the architect Carlo Bartolomeo Rastrelі. Its main feature - the lack of bells, because, again, according to legend, when the bell tolling "sea will return to the city of Kiev."   

    Andrew's descent was rebuilt several times and rekanstruyavaўsya. Major changes have occurred at the turn of XX-XXI centuries: the reconstruction of utilities, sidewalks and roadway descent.

    At the present time - is a unique street, a sort of open-air museum. There is a museum of one street, house-museum of Mikhail Bulgakov, a variety of galleries and salons. In addition, each year Andreevskom festivals, folk festivals and art exhibitions of arts and crafts of Ukraine.
    • attractions
      • Galleries and Museums

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Центр сучасного мистецтва "Совіарт"
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Church of St. Andrew Andriivskyi uzviz, 23
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St. Andrew's Church
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