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Golden Gate, Kiev
(3.8/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Although no one passes through it any more, Golden Gate stands as the remaining historical gateway to an ancient fortress, representing one of the main landmarks of the city. Dating back to 1017, the 12 m (39 ft) tall structure served as an honorary entrance for the wealthy, city politicians, and ambassadors from abroad. Although severely damaged in Mongol attacks of 1240, the gate represented the city's gala entrance until the mid-18th century. Most of the ruined part was excavated in 1832 and reattached. Pay particular attention to the top of the monument--it houses the Church of the Annunciation. If you wish, you can visit the national museum within the gate. Before you head to Kiev, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kiev vacation generator, to make sure you see all that Kiev has to offer, including Golden Gate.
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  • Go by 2-4 times a day and always admire). Often plays live music for all tastes. After the reconstruction of the square became even more beautiful.
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  • Very close to Metro station. Close to Maidan and other attractions of the capital of Ukraine. I recommend a walk yourself through the streets of Kiev and trapped on the occasion of the Golden Gate.
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  • The site is completely reconstructed. It is important in the history of the city and of the country. 
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  • One of the older pubs in Kiev. Good place to watch a game on a Sunday and grab a bite. Try: sandwich with grilled beef.
  • Lately was impressed that price policy has been changed to a more acceptable one. Quality and service are great
  • Went for fish and chips. Good service, but fish was less than average. Batter was like rubber.
  • One of the best places to watch football in Kiev
  • Cozy place