What monument was part of this defensive structure and served as a grand entrance to the city during the Kyivan Rus period?
What church, designed by the Italian architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli and constructed during 1747–1754, is considered to be one of the most beautiful Baroque buildings not only in Kyiv but also in Europe?
What building has two bell towers, 64 metres (204 feet) high and is used as a concert hall for the House of Organ and Chamber Music?
It was designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the most famous architect working in the Russian Empire in the middle of XVIII century, and appeared in Kyiv thanks to the Russian Empress Elizaveta Petrovna. Empress Catherine II was the first royal figure to stay in the Palace, who visited the capital of Ukraine in 1787.
Every year, around 100 events are held at its grounds, including corporate, business, festive and even sports. Music festivals such as Atlas Weekend,are also held there.
It is a modern art gallery where you can really escape from the daily routine and plunge into the world of art. Every season, it has new expositions with paintings, and also installations and performance art. Each of six floors has a guide, who tells the story behind the work.
The park was created and designed by professional landscape architects in 1912, and in 1972 it was awarded the status of a monument park. If you are tired of the noise and bustle of Kiev, this park is a great getaway.
It is the complex of the museum, in addition to the Motherland Monument, there is an alley, dedicated to all the people who fought in World War 2 and a museum, which showcases over 15,000 exhibits, including official documents, personal belongings of the soldiers, their weapons and photographs, awards, fragments of military correspondence and personal diaries
It was built in honour of Prince Vladimir of Kiev, who introduced Christianity in Kievan Rus in 988AD. The cathedral is decorated in the classical Old Byzantine style and its interior was painted by such famous artists as Mikhail Vrubel and Viktor Vasnetsov. Being located in the central part of the city, it is definitely in the list of the most important sights.
It is a part of the natural reserve fund of Ukraine. In addition to the rich flora, it’s well worth seeing the Trinity Monastery of St. Jonas, located on the garden, with ancient murals from the 19th century. There is also a beautiful greenhouse complex that has various kinds of tropical flowers, cacti, succulents and palm trees.
For 900 years, it has survived several wars and even complete destruction, but it still remains one of the most significant Orthodox cathedrals in Ukraine.
It was built in the style of the French Neo-Renaissance and continues to be one of the most famous ballet and opera centres in Europe, on a level with the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg. At the same time, all three theatres are united by a common Russian ballet school, and their specialists often collaborate with colleagues from other cities.
для контролю знань і залучення учнів
до активної роботи у класі та вдома