Maria Zankovetskaya Park

Парк Марии Заньковецкой

The park has an area of 2.3 hectares where more than 600 species of trees and bushes grow, most of which were planted by residents of nearby houses. There are many valuable and rare plant species – decorative paradise apple trees, maples, magnolias, sakura, red oak, blue spruce, thuja, pine, birch, linden, mulberry, and acacia … Read more

Square named after Chkalov

Сквер имени Чкалова

The square was created in the 1920s in front of the building of the Kyiv Veterinary and Zootechnical Institute, which was located there from 1924 to 1934 – now the State Service of Ukraine for Emergency Situations is located here. The monument to Valery Pavlovich Chkalov (Soviet test pilot, brigade commander, hero of the Soviet … Read more

Pavlovsky Square

Павловский сквер

Not far from “house with cats” is Pavlovsky Square, which is popularly called Pavlovsky Garden or Kindergarten . The square was created in 1905-1909 on the site of an ancient ravine during the construction of the first houses on Novo-Pavlovskaya Street, which connected Gogolevskaya and Observatornaya streets. The square area is 1.8 hectares. There is … Read more

Willow Grove Park

Парк Ивовая роща

The park is located near Rusanovskaya embankment and includes the Bereznyaki (beach) recreation area. The area of the park is about 10 hectares. Walking paths run along the Dnieper River. In the green area there is a children’s and sports grounds, a rope park, a cafe and the Church of St. Prince Yaroslav the Wise. … Read more