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Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
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Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
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"independence square"
in 58 reviews
"orange revolution"
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"recent events"
in 11 reviews
"recent history"
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"who lost their lives"
in 10 reviews
"hotel ukraine"
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"underground shopping mall"
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"modern history"
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"lots of shops"
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"historical place"
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"khreshchatyk street"
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"the heart of the city"
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"the main street"
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"sunny day"
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"walk around"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Maidan twice during our stay in Kiev. The first time I was accosted by two men with pigeons on their arms who physically placed them on my shoulder without my permission. I tried to remove the birds and the men became agitated (this is...More

Thank S D
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You have to come and see this place. There isn’t lots going on but it’s an integral part of the city that gained iconic status and great coverage during the troubles in a Kiev a few years back. I stayed about 1 min form Maidan...More

Thank Greg H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This statue is located in the centre of independence square which is the hub for your exploration of Kiev. It is a main feature in the city and is surrounded by transport links, restaurants, cafes, shops and bars. Definitely worth a look and a wander...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The heart of Kiev. One of the important places here." Freedom is our religion" phrase on the right side, recalls the all conflicts to reach human rights and all struggle to cope with the intimidations and threats. Not just Ukranian people but all humanity. Walk...More

Thank Berna A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There's just something about this area that keeps drawing me in. Perhaps it's a great spot to people watch. There are also plenty of restaurants and shops.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This square is located in the heart of Kiev city center. This square is surely one of the major attraction of the city .

Thank kiltmaker2
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spend some time and enjoy the buzz and the space. Best to be enjoyed with a guided tour otherwise you miss details and stories. Walk along the Maidan street

Thank bbneum
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After following all the political events in Ukraine over recent years especially on television I was expecting rather more of this central location of Kiev. It was a jumbled mess of bits and pieces. I was truly underwhelmed. And the disappointment was exacerbated by the...More

1  Thank Stuart G
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

It’s alright and has a lot of history to it given the recent “revolution” but overall there isn’t a whole lot to really see here.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 days in the area including Christmas celebrations. Went through a museum with a section dedicated to the Maidan. After seeing the pictures of the situation when all hell broke loose it was sobering to stand there, Ukrainians are proud and brave citizens...More

Thank jemind
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