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The House with Chimeras, Kiev

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Originally built partly as a publicity stunt, The House with Chimeras features a host of intricate animal sculptures and a structure primarily made from cement. The brainchild of the architect Vladislav Gorodetsky, the request for concrete construction was made by the director of the building company as a way to showcase its versatility. Explore the building and view the menagerie of creatures adorning the walls, including rhinos, lions, catfish, and an array of mythical species. Because the building still hosts ceremonies and official events, it's really only accessible from the outside. Plan to visit The House with Chimeras during your Kiev vacation using our convenient Kiev trip planner .
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  • The building itself is doing a very big impression, unfortunately due to the location near public buildings it is not possible to enjoy the view.
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  • The House is stunning, both inside and outside. Vladislav Gorodetsky architect built this House as profitable, he occupied the apartment 3. On the facades of the houses there is no chimera, there different animals-frogs, elephants, rhinos, dolphins, etc. Gorodetsky was an avid Hunter, therefore in the entire leplina on hunting theme. And of course a huge Octopus on the ceiling, starfish, shells from the holoe Bankova leave no one indifferent.
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  • Must arrange tour ahead of time, but it's a fascinating space with interesting history. Great area near lots of other interesting things to do/see  more »

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