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The Kiev Fortress, Kiev
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Киевская крепость  — фортификационные сооружения XIX века в Киеве, принадлежавшие к западнорусской линии укреплений.Киевская крепость была построена в Печерском районе под названием Новая Печерская крепость. Сегодня некоторые здания восстановлены и содержат музей Киевской крепости, некоторые до сих пор используются как военные склады либо коммерческими предприятиями. Потеряв стратегическое значение в конце XIX века, Киевская крепость использовалась для нужд армии, а также как место заключения.Историко-архитектурный памятник «Киевская крепость» основан в 1927 году как филиал Музея истории Киева. Основной фонд музея составляет 17 тысяч экспонатов.Составная часть госпитального укрепления Киевской крепости — Косой капонир — построен в 1844 году как оборонительное сооружение Госпитального укрепления в системе Новой Печерской крепости.Также в состав Киевской крепости входил Лысогорский форт, сооруженный в 1872 году по проекту Эдуарда Ивановича Тотлебена. Лысогорский форт — сложная система бастионов, равелинов, люнетов.
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  • Not far from the city centre, the fortress is not big one has visited the curiosity. Eastern Europe travel in Roman times they've seen a lot of this is a Fort built in ancient times and is constructed 100 years ago is a small fortress placed differently. Incorporates Russia-era enactment. The fortress per se are a unique look like prison + square
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  • With a bit of research ahead of your visit, the Kyiv Fortress is actually a really interesting and unpretentious attraction close to the city center. Beyond the grounds themselves and their history, t...  more »
  • Interesting exposition from ancient times to the present day, be sure to take the tour, cost only UAH 30. The cost of entry is also 30 UAH
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  • Cool
  • A quiet place to chill in the city.
  • Very beautiful scenery and view of the city from the hills. This is my favorite place)
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  • Oblique caponnier Museum Kiev fortress
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  • Good place
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