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Kyiv Founders’ Monument

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Address: Navodnitskiy Park, Kiev, Ukraine
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Founders of Kiev

Kyi, Shchek, Khoryv - the brothers from the primary chronicle, who are said to have founded the city of Kiev... Very cool monument, worth visiting

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kyi, Shchek, Khoryv - the brothers from the primary chronicle, who are said to have founded the city of Kiev... Very cool monument, worth visiting

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I started a river walk along the Dnieper at the Kyiv Founders' Monument recently and I thought it was a nice place to spend a little time watching the river and thinking about how old the city is. Like most monuments and historical sites, this monument comes to life a little more with a read-ahead to give yourself some background... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Kyiv Founders’ Monument is very nice. It is located next to the river Dnieper. It is a must for visitors of the city of Kiev so be there and take pictures.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

The legend goes that 3 brothers and their sister founded this city. So they created a monument to them

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Kyiv, null, Ukraine
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you want to have a nice walk next to Dnepr river, you should make your way to see this monument of the city's founders: Kyi, Shchek and Khoryv.

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Thank Atilla K
Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

For storovynnymy memories is Kyj, Scheek, Horyv and their sister Lybid were founders of Kyiv. Located in a park area on the Right bank of the Dnieper. Location of wedding photo sessions

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

I just updated the map now, but the monument is NOT where it is/was on the TripAdvisor map - best way to get to the monument is to take the red line to Dnipro, then walk SOUTH - the map tells you to go north - it is WRONG! Go south towards Pechersk-Lavra for about 15 minutes. Once you see... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Unusual statue dedicated to the founding of the city. Located in a difficult spot to reach near the river, it serves it's purpose. Worth a one-time visit but not high on the list of things to do in Kyiv

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Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

First of all the monement is installed at a very nice place. Did you ever think why 2 names of city are used: Kiev and Kyiv? This monement answers why... So, Kiy, his brothers Schek and Horyv and their syster Lybid are the founders. And answer for the question "Whoes is this city" is "Kiy's" that sounds: - Kyiv on... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

A nice monument that follows a legend that Kyiv was founded by the Vikings: Kyi, Scheck, Horyi, and Lybid. A nice place to take photos.

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