Mykhailivska Square, named after the St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery it locates by, was formed in XII c. and is considered as one of the oldest in Kiev. Arising above Maidan Nezalezhnosti, opposite the Sofiiska Square, it is included in all the tourists’ routes and is truly the must-visit place of Kiev.
The cobblestoned square attracts tourists to observe and make photos of its monuments, architecture around and golden-domed background of St. Michael’s Monastery. You’ll find here the white marble monuments to Saint Olga, Saints Cyril and Methodius. There’s also a monument to the holodomor victims.
Mykhailivska Square locates in a few steps from the upper destination point of Kiev Funicular. Don’t miss the chance to walk here at night – the illumination and the atmosphere is fascinating. The Square is popular with couples for their night romantic walks and makes everyone come back after visited once.
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