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Rodina Mat (Motherland)

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Reviewed 2 days ago

You can see the statue from miles away across the river, so when you get up close its really impressive! Underneath is a war museum which has extensive collections of stuff dating back from the second world war right up to 1990s. I got a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikew8235
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This statue stands proud over Kyiv. It forms part of the WWII Museum and is located in parkland to the south of the Pechersk Lavra monastery complex. Take the Metro to Arsenalna (the deepest Metro station in the world) and then the #24 bus a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dswatts69
Reviewed 1 week ago

This epic monument is set in the WWII museum. Monument is very impressive, massive in real life! Set on top of a hill and the views of the city are very good! Nice area to walk about taking in all the monuments etc. We didn't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mel T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very sobering visit...for me it was my second time so I could really concentrate on particulars....my colleagues were simply overwhelmed on a bitter cold and snowy night. You get a uiique perspective on the World War that most western history books ignore....and likewise, c'mon, only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 574jimc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Motherland Monument stands out from miles away. It really is huge and amazing thing to see up close. The walk around the grounds and seeing all the military vehicles and tribute monuments is well worth doing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AJD D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue of the Motherland was built by the Soviets to be just a little taller than the Statue of Liberty. It is impressive on a hill overlooking the Dnieper River. Underneath the statue in the base is an impressive and emotional museum to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Summertime lift up to the viewing point at the statue' head level. Winter - only up to the feet, but also worth going. Museum is wide, mostly without English translation therefore think of gude beforehand, as local guides are snooty, yet ignorant, ours smelled of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LazyCozy
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Certainly leaves an impression! The area is impressive and there is loads to see. The "Mother" statue is gigantic (truly impressive!). We got there easily w Uber and walked on to reach the Kiev Pechersk Lavra.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sanprodigy
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Located adjacent to War Museum. Motherland statue is built very well, location is excellent. Very unfortunate that it was a foggy day hence couldnt explore more.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GaneshMezon
Reviewed 4 December 2018

good place but not well taken care off - i enjoyed walking around and see the momuments but i guess i was mising a tour guide

Date of experience: December 2018
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