Elias Church

Ильинская церковь

Elias Church is possibly the first Orthodox church of Kievan Rus. The first mentions of it occur even before the Baptism of Rus’. The Tale of Bygone Years says that in 945, when the Kyiv ambassadors, after concluding an agreement with the Byzantine Emperor Roman, returned to Kiev, accompanied by a Greek delegation, a divine … Read more

Hetmanate Museum

Музей гетманства

The Hetman Museum is a state cultural, educational and historical research institution, a concentration of monuments of material and spiritual culture related to the history and traditions of the Cossack-Hetman era, which was created on March 11, 1993 by order of the representative of the President of Ukraine. The museum is located in the building … Read more

Synagogue of the Kyiv Jewish religious community

Синагога киевской иудейской религиозной общины

Also known as the Podil Synagogue or the Rosenberg Synagogue. The oldest of the currently operating Kyiv synagogues. The synagogue was built in 1894-1895 at the expense of the merchant Gabriel-Yakov Geselevich Rosenberg, who owned the land plot and the building itself. Architect Nnikolai Gordenin (also designed the building on Andreevsky Spusk, where today Bulgakov … Read more