By Igor Solovey

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Khreschatyk at night

Kheschatyk is the central street of Kyiv.
Maryijnskyj Palace

It's an official presidential banquet palace, where President meets his guests. Originally built as a Kyiv residence of Russian Imperior Katerine II (~1780's)
Concert Hall "Ukrayina"

A concert hall.
National Opera of Ukraine

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This bulding, located at the Volodymyrska hill was initially the Communist party headquarters of Kiev City. But starting from 1991, when the Communist party was dismissed, it is occupied by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. You can still see Soviet symbolics on the top of the arc in the middle.
Kyjevo-Pecherska Lavra
St. Nicolas Roman Catholic Church

St. Volodymyr Monument

Monument to one of the princes of Kyiv - Volodymyr The Great. He accepted Orthodox Christianity in 980's. The monument with the cross symbolizes that.
St. Sofia Cathedral

St. Sofia Cathedral Bell Tower

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