Navodnitsky park

Наводницкий парк

Navodnitsky Park is located on the Dnieper embankment near Paton Bridge and was founded in 1951. Until 1993, the park was named after Vitaliy Primakov (Soviet military leader, during the Civil War – commander of the Ukrainian Red Cossacks), whose monument was erected in the park in the 1970s and dismantled in 2016. There are … Read more



Hydropark is a park located on the Venetian (to the left when exiting the metro) and Dolobetsky (respectively to the right) islands between the Dnieper and the Rusanovskiy Strait in Kyiv. The hydropark is located on the site of the former Podmostnaya Slobidka, destroyed in 1943 during the occupation of Kyiv. Created in 1965-1968 as … Read more

Khreshchaty park

Крещатый парк

Khreshchaty Park (former names: Merchant’s Garden, Pioneer Park) was created in 1882 as a garden of the Merchant’s Assembly near European Square, on the slopes of the Dnieper, along Vladimirsky Descent. In the same year, the building of the Merchant Assembly (nowadays – the National Philharmonic of Ukraine) was built in it. Part of the … Read more

Mariinsky park

Мариинский парк

Mariinsky Park (previous names: Tsarsky, Victims of the Revolution, Proletarian, Soviet; incorrect names that go among the people: City Park, Kreschaty Park) is located opposite the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the Mariinsky Palace. The park was founded in 1874 on the site of a palace square and a military parade ground, … Read more

Taras Shevchenko Park

Парк Тараса Шевченко

Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University is known not only in Ukraine, but also in other countries around the world. The Taras Shevchenko Park is located opposite the university and was founded in 1860 – then it was called University. In 1898, on the site of the future monument to Shevchenko, a monument was erected to … Read more