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People’s Friendship Arch

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Address: Khreshchatyj Park near European Square, Kiev, Ukraine
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Nice place, great view and a relaxing spot

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... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boras, Sweden
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Boras, Sweden
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 can stroll around for a while and also sit down in different places. The arch... More 

Thank Thomapeter
Peterlee, United Kingdom
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359 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 of the colours and it therefore just looks a little stupid or like a rainbow... More 

Thank Travelingjohn123
Kiev, Ukraine
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264 reviews
170 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Beirut, Lebanon
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 the other bank of the river. Its a nice place for a hangout on a... More 

Thank Nuaman
Gdynia, Poland
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136 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 from where you can see the sight of kiev laying on the river bank from... More 

Thank John_62-1141
Warsaw, Poland
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93 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Although the place itself isn't exactly charming the view that you'll get from the spot on a sunny day is worth the visit. Easy to get to, at the time of my visit not many people around. Not much to do either, apart the view.

Thank Konstanty D
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016

It is a little bit of a walk from Khreshchatyk street but worth it. few other things to see on the way to it, also when you will get there you will have nice small extreme experience - zipline that will get you to the near island.

Thank ASAF Z
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Massive statue close to maidan where you can have a nice panorama of Kiev. Especially enjoyable during a sunny afternoon.

Thank françois W
Kiev, Ukraine
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58 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Located in a park area on the Right bank of the Dnieper in the city center. From the Arch can make extreme trip - flying over the Dnipro

Thank OlenaKyivCity

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