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Vladimir Lenin Statue - CLOSED

Taras Shevchenko Boulevard | opposite Bessarabka Market, Kiev, Ukraine
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A wonderful sight

The monument - and the whole of Kiev - is vastly improved by the absence of this monster. Go and... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2015
Tamino79
It's gone

There's nothing to see other than the pedestal. The statue is gone. Apparently it was torn down by... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2014
Never_Easy_to_Please
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
1 Mar 2015
“A wonderful sight”
12 Sep 2014
“It's gone”
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Taras Shevchenko Boulevard | opposite Bessarabka Market, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 1 March 2015

The monument - and the whole of Kiev - is vastly improved by the absence of this monster. Go and spend a few moments in quiet contemplation of the sacrifices Ukrainians have made to get to this point.

Thank Tamino79
Reviewed 12 September 2014

There's nothing to see other than the pedestal. The statue is gone. Apparently it was torn down by protestors. There's nothing to see at this point.

2  Thank Never_Easy_to_Please
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Lenin's monument on Bessarabka has been vandalised tonight by activists of Svoboda nationalistic party, in the course of protests in Kyiv. The monument was flung down and broken, and a Ukrainian flag has been established on the pedestal instead. The prospects of the monument's restorations...More

6  Thank Cora_v
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Although this is the last Lenin statue in Kiev, it is far from the last monument left from Soviet times. An interesting historical artifact that has taken on some political resonance of late...

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 16 February 2013

Its interesting to visit Lenin's Statue in Kiev. The statue is located exactly in front of the Bessarabka market, across Kherschatik street. When I visited the statue, I noticed a red tent nearby with the socialist logo on it - it hosts the guards from...More

3  Thank Chaika707
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