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Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)

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Address: Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev, Ukraine
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Interesting Historical Place

Very interesting and sad at the same time. So glad i got to see this place and learn more of what happened here recently to so many people. I definitely recommend visiting if you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Kent, Washington, United States
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Kent, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very interesting and sad at the same time. So glad i got to see this place and learn more of what happened here recently to so many people. I definitely recommend visiting if you are in Kiev. A must see for all...

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful and historic place, I was so happy to see it and at the same time, it was a bit sad to be there as I remember the news from a while ago. There is a spirit in this square that fills you up and never let go. I am sure you will keep it with you... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

had to visit maidan square to see for myself the place were ukraine history was made a few years ago

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Maybe at that place you could feel the real Ukrainian soul. This place saw a lot of revolutions and the spirit of independence is in the air

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was just a short distanced walk from my hotel, the Intercontinental. It was a pleasant day to go for a walk and enjoy the scenery. However, there was a tragic historical incident here just a few years ago so paying respects to the casualties is also a must. You will see the names of the Fallen along the side... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the end of Khreshchatyk is Independence Square. All these cities that broke away from the Soviet bloc have one I think we still expect people to be running around waving flags and carrying Kalashnikovs. Tick it off on your list. I got grabbed by a 6ft Panda and a Cat. Bizarre.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is central square of Kiev when always every time something is happening. It is also located on main street- Khreshchatyk Street. Before you visit it please read about history of that place. It is quite complicated. There are many people there that want to you sell something or offering pictures with birds. Don't use it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My accomodation is just off Maidan Nezalezhnosti so I past through this square several times during my stay in Kiev. On one hand, Maidan Nezalezhnosti is grand and flaked on most sides with beautiful ornate buildings. It also has much historical significance because as Kiev's central square it is the place for political rallies and several important events were held... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice central square with some very ornate beautiful buildings. Not a place to relax as it has loud traffic, lots of crowds and few eateries but it really is a slice of history given that the Orange Revolution took place here. We really enjoyed it as a historic site, not as a 'sight' if you get my meaning. Every visitor... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

i went there on my own at November, i got up early and look around this area at 5am, seen some of commute on their way to work, is nice to see proper Ukrainian people without tourist, seen some of landmarks. there is some cafe around this place, there shopping centre underneath, that opening at 10am. i enjoyed myself lots.

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