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Starokievskaya Mountain

  • Kyiv, Ukraine
  • The place is located at the crossroads of three streets - Vladimir, Tithes and Andrew's Descent. 
    Starokievskaya Mountain - the historic center of the city, the place where the history of Kiev. It was here, according to legend, began to reign Kyi, the founder of the city. There is a memorial stone inscribed with the words "It appeared the Russian land."

    Mountain building is divided into several periods. The first period of "the city of Kiev" is an ancient fortified settlement, which covers an area of ​​about 2 hectares, surrounded by ramparts and before it was built on wooden buildings.

    "Grad Vladimir" refers to the X century, in this period began the construction of stone structures from which remains the foundation. When Yaroslav the Wise area increases, the mountain becomes a place of worship and sacrifice to the pagan gods.

    Later, the area became a Christian church to be built. There appeared first in Russia stone building - Church of the Tithes.

    Also on Old Kiev Hill can be seen, and other ancient monuments of Russia.
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Перший приватний музей української ікони
Галерея "Арт-Фокстрот" Andriivskyi uzviz, 38
Tithe street Desyatina Street, 10
St. Andrew's Church
St. Andrew's Church Andriivskyi uzviz, 23
Галерея "36"
Andriivskyi uzviz, 36
Church of St. Andrew Andriivskyi uzviz, 23
Monument Prone Prokopivna and Golokhvastov
Галерея "Триптих" Andriivskyi uzviz, 34
Виставка-продаж "Епоха"
Andriivskyi uzviz, 34
Museum of the History of Ukraine Volodymyrska street, 2
Національний музей історії України
Volodymyrska street, 2
Музей-майстерня Івана Кавалерідзе Andriivskyi uzviz, 21
Starokievskaya Mountain Volodymyrska street, 2
Галерея "Гончари"
Andriivskyi uzviz, 30
Перший український парк сучасної скульптури і ...
Andrew's Descent
Vladimir street
Музей однієї вулиці
Castle of Richard the Lionheart
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
Castle of Richard the Lionheart Andriivskyi uzviz, 15
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
МІХТ
Andriivskyi uzviz, 22
Landscape walkway

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