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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.