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Shevchenko Park

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Address: Kharkiv, Ukraine

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Returning to Kharkiv has helped me relive my first time experiences. The Schevchenko monument is quite a site and although you won't think it at first, later, you will appreciate... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2016
TheCityNomad
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Returning to Kharkiv has helped me relive my first time experiences. The Schevchenko monument is quite a site and although you won't think it at first, later, you will appreciate its intricacies and and placement. Well worth seeing.

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Good for walking during all seasons and weather, of course better when it is warm. Can't miss monument to Shevchencko - one of the greatest monuments ever!

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Thank Orest Z
Dublin, Ireland
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267 reviews
181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

15 degrees below zero. Tall trees skyrocketing from the white desert. It reminds me cartoon "Frozen ". The monument of Tara's Shevchenko with Ukrainian flag on his shoulders get back me to the reality. I am in Kharkov and war not far from here.

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Thank Sergiy M
Sevastopol, Ukraine
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

A lovely downtown park - with Shevchenko and football monuments, fountains, cinema stars alley, the meridian (paving on the floor) and a couple of mediocre-to-good restaurants and cafes.

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1 Thank InSp1Re
Kiev, Ukraine
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121 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

A nice place to walk, though I find that they have cut too many trees to build all the cafes. But in general it is located nicely and worth a visit!

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Thank Onarollgirl
Panama City Beach, Florida
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98 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Went there in Sept 13, and will go there again...It is a must see park, good place to walk with your better half or good date. Good backdrop for your photos.

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1 Thank Gary32417
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

A pleasant enough stroll, and popular with the young folk of Kharkiv. Oddly, and unlike British parks, lying or walking on the grass is forbidden.

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Thank Chris M
Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is an impressive monument in wide open square. It is great location for photos with various angles for various backdrops.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Paved walkways, little kiosks and playgrounds. Lots of trees and flowers. This park is huge and butts up to the Maidan square. A great place to walk with your partner, or sit and talk.

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1 Thank tedthefed2
Kharkiv, Ukraine
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Nice place to visit in Kharkov. Fontains and flowers, Shevchenko's monument are nice. It is better to visit the park not during holidays and weekends.

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