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People’s Friendship Arch

Khreshchatyj Park near European Square, Kiev, Ukraine
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Khreshchatyj Park near European Square, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A symbol of the friendship between Russia and Ukraine - this Soviet relic is still impressive with its steel "rainbow" construction arching over patriotic statues. Looked even better at dusk as the sun set in the distance and the "rainbow" was lightly illuminated. Great views...More

Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A relic of the past symbolising friendship between Ukraine and Russia, this is exactly what it says - an arch! But there's really good view over the river, there's a park adjacent, and it's only a short walk to the funicular railway that takes you...More

Thank swanboy01
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Ususal pompous Soviet style. Considering sour (to be diplomatic) Ukraine-Russian relations it's a wonder this symbol of friendship still stands.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The strange symbol of friendship between nations which are currently at the state of war de facto dates back to the Soviet Union. Though the Podil city and Dnieper river view is nice.

Thank Valentyn_Kyiv
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great place close to Maidan Square and just in the end of the main shopping street. The view over the city and the river Dnepr is great, and despite a small amusement park situated just beside the arch, it's a very relaxing place where you...More

Thank Thomapeter
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Big arch that is visible from the main square. At first glance it looks like a giant rainbow and it would have been excellent if it had been designed in this way. Unfortunately it wasn't and there are not enough layers or space for all...More

Thank Travelingjohn123
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The arch has been decorated as part of the city preparations to host this year's Eurovision contest. The slogan for the contest is 'celebrating diversity,' though I don't think anyone has ever accused Ukraine of being diverse.

Thank Eva J
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The place has a great view over Kiev and it is located in a park thus heading there and relaxing with a beer and a friends on a sunny day is great! The place also have some activities, one of which is a zipline towards...More

Thank Nuaman
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It's a bit old and communism place. However it is original and it has very beautiful view on Kiev. Very close to Maidan,

Thank Jarosław U
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I was after a long walk in Independence Maidan(square) and saw it fram far so just by interest took a walk and it took me over 40 minutes to walk there and i had fun is a place which you have a kind of platform...More

Thank John_62-1141
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