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Rodina Mat (Motherland)

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Address: Zapeshchernaya St., Kiev, Ukraine
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+380 44 285 9452
10:00 - 17:00
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I liked this place so much!! Wonderful place, great monument! Will go there again for sure! Recommend to visit this place!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Kiev, Ukraine
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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I liked this place so much!! Wonderful place, great monument! Will go there again for sure! Recommend to visit this place!

Thank KariKiev
Kaposvar, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this monument the last night at Kiev. The weather was rainy during the day so there were clouds and some fog which made the place even more atmospheric. I totally recommend it as a must see sightseeing if yoy are visiting Kiev.

Thank MariamLi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum was built in soviet times and has really interesting architecture which reflects soviet aesthetics. There are two halls which take you through the war in chronological order showing contributions of soviet citizens to the war efforts. There are also smaller exhibits about the Afghan War. Definitely worth a visit, particularly in the winter. If you will take photos,... More 

Thank Jason G
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with three freinds on New Years Day for a walk not the best idea we had as it was cold and avery dour day with the weather but it did get some fresh air into us and kept us out of the bars for a couple of hours at least. Closed on New Years Day but you can... More 

Thank Allybee0943
Kiev, Ukraine
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lift takes you up to a platform on 90 meters. Great view, but a little adventourous getting there.

Thank ChrAir
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being surrounded by huge military machines, tank, warplanes and then the giant motherland monument is incredibly surreal. I felt like a little boy surrounded by so many cool toys! Some amazing views and great photo opportunities We went on a Sunday when I think the actual center was closed but it was free to walk around

Thank Jason C
Kiev, Ukraine
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are not planning to go into the World War II Museum, there is not much to see, but it is close to Lavra, so you might want to swing by to have a closer look at Kiev's signature statue. (By the way, I heard it is taller than the NY Statue of Liberty). Also, you can go up... More 

Thank Sasha M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great area with museums and river views. Dramatic installation dedicated to Second World War. Highly recommend place!

Thank Yuriy M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

the huge monument is definitely worth a look, although from quite a large part of the city is clearly visible. Its best attempted by walking from arsenalna metro( metro tickets 4UAH, about 12p) which will take you passed the amazing Lavra and the Holodomor memorial. The views around the monument are great, there are soviet style monuments in the underpass... More 

Thank Lawvet
United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Very productive museum, reminds you the real flaskback of world war. Highly recommended 👍 you have a lot of things left from the world war, and also the genocide famine story collection of Ukraine 🇺🇦

Thank jtamang

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