The capital of Ukraine has thousands of outstanding sights.


We will talk about locations and things that you can do in Kyiv absolutely for free!

Most arriving in the capital for the first time walk all day on Khreshchatyk,
but the sights of Kyiv are not only there!
Here is a selection of the coolest and most importantly – free of charge - places in the capital that are must visit!

The park of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI)
is located along Pobeda Avenue, next to the
Polytechnic Institute metro station.

 

Here students relax and mothers with children walk,
there are squirrels that can be fed, a lot of alleys,
benches, open and secluded places.

 

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Vladimirskaya Gorka – Kyiv park with a total area of ​​10.6 hectares.


One of the most popular places in the city. Tourists and residents of Kyiv like to visit Vladimirskaya Gorka. The park is not included in the list of must-see attractions in many excursion programs. But if possible, this place is worth a visit.

 

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And also here pedestrian (Vladimirsky) bridge was opened - a new tourist attraction that connects two popular routes - Vladimirskaya Gorka Park and the Peoples' Friendship Arch.

Mariinsky Park


One of the former names of the park is Tsarskiy,
which fully justifies both its large and
beautiful territory and the history of the
Mariinsky Park itself.

 

Walking through the park, you can look
at the left bank of Kyiv from the observation
deck, and going a little further - see the
stadium named after Valery Lobanovsky.


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Park of Eternal Glory


In this park, which was formerly called the Anosovsky (Commandant) Garden, you can see the Holodomor Museum, a monument on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and just walk along its beautiful territory with a magnificent view of the Dnipro and the left bank of Kyiv.


The observation deck has powerful binoculars with which you can look at the left bank of the city at any time of the day or night. In addition, the park is surrounded on all sides by no less interesting sights: the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra and the Askold's Grave Park.


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Gapchinska Gallery


The supplier of happiness No. 1 –
this is how artist Evgenia Gapchinskaya calls herself.
Her works are difficult to confuse with others -
amazing little humans with children's signatures in the
spirit of "Mom bought me panties in roses"
or "Silly my heart loves and loves again."

Her works are in the collections of famous
Ukrainian actors, television presenters and singers.
In addition, Luciano Pavarotti bought her
paintings at the time.

Shevchenko park


The Red building of Shevchenko University, as well as the higher educational institution itself, is known not only in Ukraine, but also abroad. Shevchenko park, which is located exactly opposite the university, is known, on the contrary, by few, and that’s too bad - this green zone has an interesting history.


Take a walk along wonderful Kyiv park for free!


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PinchukArtCentre


It is an international center of contemporary
art of the 21st century, an open platform for
artists, art and society.

 

The PinchukArtCentre is located in
the old architectural ensemble of the Kyiv
Besarabsky district, which was restored at
the beginning of the 21st century.
The architectural project and the interior
design of the art center was developed by
the French architect Philippe Chiambaretta.


The center is located on 6 floors and
combines exhibition halls on 4 floors,
a video-lounge hall and a cafe on the 6th floor,
as well as the administrative part.


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VDNH


Various events, exhibitions and presentations are held at VDNH and nowadays - their time and date can be found on the our website.


But, of course, people come here not only for this, but just to take a walk in the so-called “reserve of Soviet baroque”, which is located in a very picturesque place, and this is not surprising, because it borders on such great recreation areas as Goloseevsky National Nature Park and Maxim Rylsky Park.


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Toy museum


The State Toy Museum of the Ministry of
Education and Science of Ukraine has
a unique collection of toys, which contains
exhibits, the first of which were produced in
the 1930s of the 20th century.

 

Due to its small area, the museum
provides only a part of the toys, and their

total number is approximately 15,000.


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