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Golden Gate

Kyiv, Ukraine
4.6 / 25
The Golden Gate is the main gate of ancient Kiev, a monument of defensive architecture of Kievan Rus, one of the oldest dated structures of Eastern Europe, a symbol of Kiev. The Golden Gate Museum is one of the few sights of Kievan Rus. Defensive structure. The complete reconstruction was carried out in 1982, in 2007 another restoration and conservation of the preserved ancient portions of the Golden Gate was carried out. The museum presents an exhibition that tells about Kievan Rus and in particular about the Golden Gate. Likewise, visitors to the museum can ascend to the church at the top of the gate.

The Golden Gate appeared in the time of Yaroslav the Wise. They were built in about 1017-1037 years. The golden gate was an important element in the defense system of the capital city. The gates were the main entrance to the city. At the top of the Golden Gate, according to the decree of Yaroslav the Wise, a small Church of the Annunciation was erected. Time did not spare this famous historical monument and its walls began to gradually collapse, but managed to restore and preserve this architectural heritage, today we can see the reconstructed Golden Gate, which retained its grandeur and beauty.
Address:вулиця Володимирська, 40А, Київ
Phone:+380 44 278 6919
Hours:monday: Closed tuesday: 10:00–17:00 wednesday: 10:00–18:00 thursday: 10:00–18:00 friday: 10:00–18:00 saturday: 10:00–18:00 sunday: 10:00–18:00

Calm and nice square to get the local vibe, stay a bit away from the center crowd, but also not away. Usually some street musicians play hear the monu.. Read more »
in a very beautiful park. the wooden walls of the gate are impressive. I recommend listening to at least one piece of street artists playing in front .. Read more »
Place is beautiful.. what I like abt the place is the location where you have numerous options like other sight seeing places, eateries etc. Love feed.. Read more »
Good place to spend time with friends drinking coffee and eating sweet bread around the Golden gate. Un fortunately that place was close. I don't know.. Read more »
Really rate the gate. It’s a small, but very interesting little museum about a part of history so far in the past few of us know much about it. Intere.. Read more »
Amazing gate in the middle of small park with green area surrounding located in the city center we enjoyed walking around in sunny days
This is a beautiful place which contains the ruins of the ancient gates of Kiev Rus times. If you like history, you will like this museum. Tours are a.. Read more »
Whoa, what a beautiful sight to see. Grab a coffee from one of the street vendors and then hang out and check out the beautiful view. We were treated .. Read more »
I really don't know much about this thing. It's just there and people like to meet here. Nice little pavilion next to it that you can sit at. Lots of .. Read more »
Very cool. Interesting history. It gives you a small glimpse into the history of this very old city. It is tucked away right in the middle of the cit.. Read more »
Nicely decorated Historical monument, surrounding area developed for sitting with good fast-food and coffee counter. Museum inside monument is not fr.. Read more »
- Entrance ticket 60 UAH - history background ( golden gates were built in 1017-1024 ) by byzantine - 15 minutes to see everything - nice cafe nearby
I loved learning more about Golden Gate. We used metro to reach to Golden Gate as it also has a background history. Station is called “Golden Gate” so.. Read more »
In the middle of Kiev this wonderful old building appears like such a stranger in a new world. The structure is complicated, wood and bricks matched t.. Read more »
Interesting site to visit. There's some cool places to have coffee and restaurants to hang out and relax. Definitely worth a visit.
It was a part of Kiev protection wall (fortress) Nice place located at the middle of the city, near embassies of European Union countries like Poland,.. Read more »
Must visit Baron Castle near Golden Gate. Historical place with beautiful architecture and Creative Studio Artos at the second floor
Golden Gate is definitely a must even if you are visiting Kiev for just a weekend.
A historical and must see place when you are walking around in Kiev.
When you haven't been much around in Eastern Europe to see culture and architecture... It looks very different from Norway where I come from...
I was surprised by the size of the place. Right in the middle of apartment complex and metro. A small museum as well, if you are a history buff you wi.. Read more »
In the middle ages Kiev was the capital of the Kievan Rus’, a federation of Slavic states that stretched from the Black Sea to the Baltic. In that ti.. Read more »
Such good view ☺️
Nice place. The Golden Gate itself - it's a new one building on the same historical place. But the square around very nice and cozy. Try Pantagruel re.. Read more »
A truly beautiful monument with plenty nearby to give you a full day of activities. I wish I knew more about the significance of this gate. I probably.. Read more »